[chirp_users] UV-5R+ says "image not supported by this radio". what does this mean?

John Rice johnr at k9ij.net
Thu Jan 29 18:29:30 PST 2015


How can you determine which firmware your UV5-R has ?

Jim Unroe wrote:
> You are probably trying to upload a CHIRP Radio Image file that was
> saved from a radio having BFB or BFS firmware into a radio that has
> N5R firmware. That is a no-no.
>
> What you must do is download from the new radio to create a tab
> compatible with that radio. Then import the image that has the
> channels that you are wanting to load into it.
>
> File ->  Import ->  change file mask to "CHIRP Radio Images (*.img)",
> choose the .img file, and then import the channels that you want into
> the positions that you want, and finally upload into your radio.
>
> Jim KC9HI
>
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 7:05 PM, Jim<jsites9297 at att.net>  wrote:
>> UV-5R+ says "image not supported by this radio". what does this mean?
>>
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