[chirp_users] New Baofeng UV-5R, won't talk to my computer

Josh Fender jfender669 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 07:46:14 PDT 2012


Mine did that and it was just the cable not quite pushed into the radio far
enough....like a 1/6th of an inch farther. It looked like it was but i
pushed really hard and it went in just a tich. Now it goes in much easier
and have not had a problem since.
On Oct 17, 2012 7:42 AM, "Brian Hosken" <bkhosken at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I ordered a new UV-5R and it came with a USB cable included from Ebay.
> Loaded the Windows XP driver 2025, under device manager it says it's
> working properly.  However, it will not read the radio.  Using either the
> Baofeng software OR CHIRP, when I try to read, it sits there saying it is
> reading the radio, but will not do anything else.  I've confirmed the port
> number, made sure the plug is in all the way, etc.etc.  It never says comm
> with radio failed, it just sits there sayign it's reading /clonign the
> radio and never comes out of that.  ANy help?
>
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