[chirp_users] UV-5r

Sun Aug 4 15:16:49 PDT 2013

Thank You That worked!
Phil KF6MXk
On 8/4/2013 2:59 PM, Brad NK8J wrote:
> When connected to the computer you must read from the radio first then 
> you can program it and then send it back to the radio.
> Brad NK8J
> *From:*chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com 
> [mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *Jim 
> Unroe
> *Sent:* Sunday, August 04, 2013 2:53 PM
> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] UV-5r
> On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 11:04 PM, KF6MXK <pcornyn at bak.rr.com 
> <mailto:pcornyn at bak.rr.com>> wrote:
> I have programed many other radios and there has been a menu setting to
> get into program mode. I have connected my UV-5r to the computer and
> selected the correct Comm Port, nothing. What do i have to do to program
> this radio?
> Phil KF6MXk
> Hi Phil,
> Are you using a traditional serial port for your programming cable or 
> a USB programming cable? If USB, have you used it with other radios or 
> is this the first time? Many USB cables have a USB-to-serial chip in 
> them that requires that you install an older driver for it to work. 
> Visit the miklor.com <http://miklor.com> website to find out how to 
> get the correct drive and install it.
> Also, a common issue for the UV-5R is that the user is fooled into 
> thinking that the cable is fully plugged in when it isn't. Give it an 
> extra wiggle and push to make sure it is all the way in. I'm not 
> kidding, this is a very common problem.
> Jim KC9HI
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