[chirp_users] Baofeng BFB297

Leo Ryan lryan at satx.rr.com
Fri Jan 25 21:55:06 PST 2013


Hey thanks Bill, that did it, and now it makes sense why it wouldn't 
work. Even to me! Okay you can say it " Your a friken genius Gump!" 
thanks, I mean really thanks.
     Leo

On 1/25/2013 10:38 PM, Bill Gabbard wrote:
> */Leo,/*
> */Check your Frequency Step at Menu 1, you may need to change it. Mine 
> is 5.0k and it accepted & kept 147.160. I'm just guessing here, some 
> with more experience may have a much better solution./*
> */Good Luck & 73s,/*
> */Bill/*
>
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     *From:* Leo Ryan <mailto:lryan at satx.rr.com>
>     *To:* Discussion of CHIRP <mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>     *Sent:* Friday, January 25, 2013 11:18 PM
>     *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Baofeng BFB297
>
>     I am so new at this the price tag is still on, but I did have an
>     issue with my UV5R last night. I was trying to manually program a
>     repeater in my area it was rx 147.160 and tx 147.180 tone 100.00+
>     but whenever I input the channel, it would not accept 147.160. It
>     would change to 147.150. I don't know what this means I am newer
>     than new at this.
>         Thanks, Leo Ryan
>
>     On 1/25/2013 10:00 PM, Bill Gabbard wrote:
>>     */I've BFB297 Firmware on my  UV-5RA & have a weird situation
>>     occurring with mine.  It uploads/downloads just fine but I've a
>>     local repeater that has RX of 147.180, TX of 147.780, Tone of
>>     151.4.  However, it does opposite of Freq. settings.  Jim, KC9HI,
>>     /**/is looking at this issue as well, I'm just throwing this out
>>     FYI./*
>>     */Thanks,/*
>>     */Bill/*
>>
>>         ----- Original Message -----
>>         *From:* Leo Ryan <mailto:lryan at satx.rr.com>
>>         *To:* Discussion of CHIRP
>>         <mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>>         *Sent:* Friday, January 25, 2013 9:44 PM
>>         *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Baofeng BFB297
>>
>>         Hi, I am not capable of working on it, but I have two units
>>         with that firmware, one works uploading and downloading, the
>>         other works downloading , but I get an error when uploading
>>         "wrong firmware version BFB299 BFB297 on one unit. When I
>>         power the radios on both radios say "BFB297" . I don't get it.
>>             Thanks, Leo Ryan
>>
>>         On 1/25/2013 6:21 PM, Bret Hedrington wrote:
>>>
>>>         Hello,
>>>
>>>         Who is working on the new BFB-297 firmware...
>>>
>>>         Is there anything I can do to help out...
>>>
>>>         I have 8 of the units with BFB-297 firmware...
>>>
>>>         Thanks
>>>
>>>         Bret Hedrington
>>>
>>>
>>>
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