[chirp_users] Baofeng UV5R+ N5R-219

Jim Unroe
Thu Dec 11 13:31:45 PST 2014

On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 3:53 PM, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. <n1ea at arrl.net> wrote:
> Hello group,
> I'm trying to help a friend who tried to use CHIRP and managed to have the
> ONLY RECEIVE when push MONI key.
> I cannot find FIRMWARE for N5R-219 BFB-297.
> He has two units, the other one is N5R-213 BFB-297 - and I can find this
> image.
> Any suggestions?
> David N1EA

Hi David,

Go here for the data file that you seek and instructions.


Once the radio is working again, make sure that your friend upgrades
to the latest CHIRP daily build so that he won't be able to upload a
*.img file from a radio with BFB firmware into a radio with N5R


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