Bug #6157

Yaesu FT-8900R Settings Tab Missing & Bands Tab Issues

Added by Shawn Baker about 4 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:Closed Start date:10/11/2018
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:


Target version:chirp-daily
Chirp Version:daily Platform:MacOS
Model affected:Yaesu FT-8900R


Hello, I'm on a Mac v10.14, using the latest CHIRP daily, 20181009. When I downloaded an image of my FT-8900R, it's missing the Settings tab that I've grown accustomed to on CHIRP images for my FT-60R & FT-817ND. The tab is also missing if I download someone else's 8900R image and load it into CHIRP.

Also, there is a Bands tab in CHIRP for 8900R images with 10 Bank columns, all rows blank -- this radio doesn't have bands in the traditional sense, it's got a pair of Home presets and 6 "Hyper Channels".

Do both of these issues come down to the software implementation needing some work or is this a reality of cloning with the 8900R?

In any case I'm still able to manage my presets without a problem, and can adjust any settings/"special" memories from the radio itself if I ever need to, so these issues are by no means a huge problem for me. Love CHIRP, thanks for all your work!

yeasu ft-8900r 20181011.img - my current image in use (14.6 kB) Shawn Baker, 10/11/2018 11:28 am

Related issues

duplicates Feature #3575: yaesu ft-8900r New 04/15/2016


Updated by Kalle Tuulos almost 4 years ago

Hi Shawn.

Chirp doesn't currently support FT-8900's settings, hyper memories etc. I just created a item #6357 to indicate, that I have started studying FT-8900's memory map and target is to get support for those. So far, I have managed to map basic structure for hyper memories etc, but some details are still under study.

Please keep in touch - my target is to get something out after 1-2 months.

Updated by Shawn Baker almost 4 years ago

That's great, thanks for everything!

Updated by Bernhard Hailer over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Target version set to chirp-daily
  • Chirp Version changed from 0.4.0 to daily
  • Model affected changed from FT-8900R to Yaesu FT-8900R

Closing this one in favor of #3575. Please follow and post there. Thanks!

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