You know all those different things you need to know in order to program a ham radio repeater? Those pesky PL Tones, Shift Directions, Offsets, and Frequencies? Have you actually tried to program all of those into your ham radio yourself? It can be such an exciting experience that could end up with you chucking your radio into the nearby stream. That’s why we came up with our Online Ham Radio Programming Service.
Lucky for you, we have streamlined the ham radio programming process to be able to program your radio from the comfort of our offices. You stay at home, we stay at the office!
The process is simple. You have your radio and programming cable plugged into your computer. We remotely connect to your computer and do all of the repeater database upload over the internet while on the phone with you. Similar to the way your internet provider will remote into your computer to help troubleshoot your router issues. This way, you don’t have to deal with the headache of figuring out XLS Datasheets, FTDI Drivers, or importing the CSV files into your radio.
During this process, you will need to install 2 programs on your computer: TeamViewer, and CHIRP. Both programs can be deleted and uninstalled upon completion.
You will also need to have a programming cable for your radio, and a way to power the radio. Handhelds have batteries and can be programmed stand alone. Mobile radios will need a 12v power supply, or will need to be wired up to your rig and plugged into a laptop via the programming cable.
We understand that not everyone is comfortable with letting someone remote into their computers. Thus, the actual Remote Programming is optional. Make sure to add this item to your cart, along with the Ham Radio Repeater Program CSV File Item if you want us to program your radio for you.
If you do not want to purchase the Remote Programming, then make sure you select the Ham Radio Repeater Program CSV File to purchase, and not this item.
To see more information on the complete process, check out our Online Ham Radio Programming page!
Please allow 24-48 hours for us to get in contact with you via email to setup an appointment for the remote programming.