[chirp_users] Baofeng BFB297

Leo Ryan lryan at satx.rr.com
Fri Jan 25 22:44:45 PST 2013


I got tossed out on my ass in basic (honorable disch). That was in 72 or 
73. I feel it was the best way for me to save American lives in 
hindsight. I was a mess. my son is going to be going in on March 11th. 
God help us all....
     Thanks again. Leo

On 1/26/2013 12:25 AM, Bill Gabbard wrote:
> */Your welcome Leo, glad to hear that worked.  It also good Freq. step 
> for Narrow Band Freqs. which many Public Service (i.e.: fire) use 
> these days./*
> */Hey I'm 60, retired Army Commo Chief & still learning./*
> */Take care.........Bill/*
>
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     *From:* Leo Ryan <mailto:lryan at satx.rr.com>
>     *To:* Discussion of CHIRP <mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>     *Sent:* Saturday, January 26, 2013 12:55 AM
>     *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Baofeng BFB297
>
>     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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