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Using chirp to program radios ???

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Jul 3, 2003
South East Idaho
Is anyone using chirpw to program radios that knows the program well.
Why I ask is the structure of the program uses a lot of XML similar files like CSV. I would think all the canned radios and scanners have some file that defines the device. Anybody have a clue what file that might be?? done that before? Asking as it lists a boatload of Icom and Kenwood radios, but modles I am looking at are not supported.
Back in my days of satelite 'JTAGing, I have fixed a couple programs like this so they support the STB.
Thanks people.
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