[chirp_users] CHIRP and the Boafeng UV-5RA

Leo Ryan lryan at satx.rr.com
Tue Jan 29 18:48:58 PST 2013


I have two exactly the same UV5RA's. I bought them together on 
Amazon.com. Chirp will download from both radios just fine, but on one I 
get an error code "incompatible firmware version bfb299 bfb297" . I have 
checked the firmware on both units it is BFB297.
     Leo

On 1/29/2013 7:10 PM, Jim Unroe wrote:
> Tom,
> CHIRP works fine with all UV-5Rs. The A, B, C, +, PLUS, etc only 
> designate differences in case styles. The electronics inside is the 
> same (except for differences between firmware versions). Explain how 
> is it that CHIRP does not work for you?
> Jim KC9HI
>
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 7:19 PM, Tom Reis <twr at tomreis.com 
> <mailto:twr at tomreis.com>> wrote:
>
>     Heloo,
>
>     Has anyone found a way to use CHIRP with the Baofeng UV-5RA?
>
>     Thanks,
>
>     73
>
>     Tom, NØVPR
>
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