>I am using an lircd.conf profile similar to this:
>I purchased an USB-UIRT with the intention of being able to send these
>codes, but irsend errors telling me that my configuration is not capable
>of sending.  Can someone tell me what I need to add or change to enable
>the sending of these codes?

Those instructions will only work on Ubuntu.  Is that the distro you are using?  I think its the only one that uses the hardware.conf thats specified on that page.