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CHIRP 0.4.1 Released!

Added by Dan Smith about 3 years ago

Users of radios other than the Baofeng UV-5R (and variants) do not need to install this release over 0.4.0 (see issue #1773 for details).

CHIRP 0.4.0 Released!

Added by Dan Smith over 3 years ago

Version 0.4.0 contains too many bug fixes to mention. Major changes include:

  • CSV Dialects
  • Model-specific on-screen clone instructions for many radios
  • Kenwood TK-7102/8102/7108/8108 support
  • Wouxun KG-818 support
  • Icom ID-51A support
  • Anytone 5888UV (and variants) support
  • Baofeng UV-B5 support
  • Baofeng UV-82 support
  • Baofeng UV-6 support
  • Baojie UV-55 support
  • Yaesu VX-2 support
  • Baofeng 888S support
  • Improved support for FT-817/857/897 radios
  • Russian language support
  • Portuguese (BR) language support

The release includes over 350 changes from 16 contributors and fixes reported by countless users.

CHIRP 0.3.1 Released!

Added by Dan Smith over 4 years ago

This update against 0.3.0 contains only fixes against 0.3.0. Users on 0.3.0 should update immediately. Users of the daily versions should not use this version as it contains only fixes against the stable version. The changes are:

  • Increase max split in import logic to 15MHz (#185)
  • FT817 settings fixes (#435)
  • Fix serial port sorting on Win32 (#549)
  • Shift and delete fixes (#541)
  • VX8 bank membership fixes (#543 and #685)
  • Fix "hide unused fields" when no radio is open (#667)
  • TH-D72 fixes for corrupt memory (#697)
  • Fixes for copy/paste with empty memories (#769)

CHIRP 0.3.0 Released!

Added by Dan Smith almost 5 years ago

This version includes many new fixes and features, as well as support for many new models. The full announcement can be read here

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CHIRP 0.2.3 Released!

Added by Dan Smith about 5 years ago

This version contains only fixes on top of 0.2.2:
  • Fixed downloading of Pennsylvania repeaters from RepeaterBook.com
  • Fixed false display of progress bar on OSX
  • Fixed band limits on Yaesu FT-857
  • Fixed some frequency parsing issues on FT-8800
  • Fixed editing 60m channels on FT-8x7 radios
  • Fixed App menu on OSX
  • Fixed 8-char alpha tags on TH-F6A
  • Fixed 12.5kHz split frequencies on VX-3,5,7,8
  • Fixed FM/NFM on FT-8900
  • Fixed charset support on TH-F6A
  • Fixed issue launching OSX app from folders with spaces in the name
  • Fixed reporting import status on files with more than 50 memories
  • Fixed VX-7 power levels on 220MHz band
  • Fixed tone frequency setting on FT-817
  • Fixed issue with serial flow control on OSX with TH-D72
  • Fixed the "blind deletion" bug in the UI
  • Fixed TM-D700 alpha tag truncation
  • Fixed TM-D710, TM-V71, TH-D72 tone lists
  • Fixed issue with marking banks when running on older versions of GTK
  • Fixed VX-6 memory initialization
  • Fixed issue with ID-31A not storing the used flag
  • Fixed issue(s) with importing CSV files with old-style MacOS line endings
  • Added Canada to RepeaterBook import options

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CHIRP 0.2.2 Released!

Added by Dan Smith over 5 years ago

This version contains only fixes on top of 0.2.1:

  • Fixed translation in the source distribution
  • Fixed install paths in the source distribution
  • VX5 Fixed valid bands to accurately reflect lower limit of 48MHz
  • FT-857 Fixed improper tone frequency setting
  • Add functionality to automatically check for and report available updates
  • Fix to prevent a user from attempting to paste more rows than are currently visible
  • Fix to cause pasting memories to use the import logic and avoid failing needlessly on things like incompatible power levels

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CHIRP 0.2.1 Released!

Added by Dan Smith over 5 years ago

This version contains as few changes as possible from 0.2.0, with only fixes to existing functionality (where possible) included. The high-level changes are:

  • Updated Italian translation
  • VX5 Memory visibility fixes
  • VX5 Fixed name length restriction
  • Fixed deleting memories in the UI on some radio models (Kenwood, etc)
  • Fixed bank UI allowing membership changes on empty memories
  • Fixed Yaesu radios retaining bank membership of deleted memories
  • Fixed bank changes not making a radio appear to be modified
  • Fixed Skip setting on Kenwood D700, D7
  • Fix/Updated Kenwood D72 driver to use live mode
  • Fixed bank editor not showing bank name of the first bank
  • Fixed writing extra carriage returns to CSV files on Win32
  • Expanded charset of Kenwood D710 to allow all characters
  • Fixed import errors on Kenwood D710
  • Allow choosing specific models even for vendors with well-defined detection routines
  • Fixes to the RFinder import to work with the changed upstream API

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CHIRP 0.2.0 Released!

Added by Dan Smith over 5 years ago

With this version of CHIRP, the version numbering is moving to incrementing the minor version number for each formal release, and will use the revision number for subsequent builds where fixes are backported from the development tree. This will allow fixes (not features) to be communicated to the stable build more often.

Major changes in this version include:
  • A new CSV parser that tolerates quoted fields and commas in the values
  • Polish and Italian translations
  • Updated Python and GTK versions for the Win32 build
  • Native quartz GTK on MacOS
  • 220MHz repeater offset calculation
  • A redesigned internal bank model capable of supporting banks on Yaesu radios
  • Bank support for:
    • Yaesu VX-7
    • Yaesu VX-8
    • Yaesu FT-7800
  • New drivers for:
    • Alinco DR-06, DR-03
    • Icom ID-31A, IC-7000
    • Kenwood TH-F7E
    • Yaesu FT-817, FT-857, FT-897
  • Stock configurations for easy importing of common frequencies or local frequency plans
  • Comment support for drivers that support it (CSV)
  • Improved support for canceling in-progress clone operations
  • Automatic probing of available COM ports on Win32
  • High-speed cloning support on certain Icom radios
  • The usual large number of bug fixes

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CHIRP 0.1.12 Released! (1 comment)

Added by Dan Smith about 6 years ago

CHIRP 0.1.12 was released today for Windows, Linux, and MacOS. Included are numerous bug fixes, support for several additional radios, and new features such as automatic downloading of data from sites like repeaterbook.com

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