[chirp_users] chirp, new Baofeng/pofung BF-F8HP and importing data from RT Systems software

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 15:58:05 PDT 2014

On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 6:28 PM, Prepared Ham <ad at preparedham.com> wrote:

> Hey all
> Got the new Baofeng BF-F8HP radio.  Download the daily build suggest by
> the seller on Amazon.
> Got Chrip installed.
> Radio image loaded to Chirp OK
> Question is I have RT Systems software with all the data from my Powerwerx
> DB-750X loaded and I would like to import into Chirp and load the the F8HP.
> I have tried exporting as a CSV file from RT Systems, but the Chirps give
> an error on import.
> There are many more columns in RT with data than Chirp has and they are in
> a different order.
> I have search through several months of posts and did not find anything
> specific to my needs.
> Can some one direct me to a post or youtube video showing how to move the
> data from the RT software to the Chrip program that will function with the
> new BF-F8HP.
> Also I see that this radio has only 120 memory channels is that correct?
> Respectfully
> AD

Why wouldn't you just download from the Powerwerx DB-750X straight into
CHIRP? I suppose their proprietary programming cable could be the issue.

Just like all of the UV-5R variants, the BF-F8HP has 128 memory channels.

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