[chirp_users] Baofeng UV-5R and settings/squelch_levels

Rodger Woods trainingranger at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 17:24:04 PDT 2015


I used it on my UV5R+ set the levels to 3 in the software and it works
great!!!

Rodger Woods
On Jul 19, 2015 7:22 PM, "Jim Unroe" <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 11:20 AM, Pavel Milanes Costa
> <co7wt at frcuba.co.cu> wrote:
> > Hi, I'm new to the list...
> >
> > I was searching the list archives for this, but found no answer, so here
> > it goes...
> >
> > The squelch levels for VHF/UHF on the settings > service settings
> > options do work for the Baofeng UV-5R?
> >
> > My Baofeng is about 10uV in VHF and ~2.0uV on UHF, so VHF reception is
> > hard, may be it has to do with the SQ level, it has 25 as SQL 0 for VHF
> > and 19 on SQL 0 for UHF.
> >
> > So before I play with that values I want to know if this setting will
> > really work with my radio.
> >
> > I'm using chirp-daily-20150702 here...
> >
> > 73,
> >
> > --
> > M.Sc. Pavel Milanes Costa, CO7WT
> > SYSOP Nodo Gateway CO9JAZ
> > Ciudad de Camagüey, Camagüey, Cuba.
> > Cell: (+53) 53-847819
> >
> > Este email fue enviado usando packet radio a 9600 baudios
> > This email was sent using Amateur Packet Radio at 9600 baud
>
> There is no guarantee that it will work. Feedback shows that it works
> for firmware version BFB291 and newer. The settings won't show up if
> the firmware version is older than this. The improvement seems to vary
> from firmware version to firmware version and model to model.
>
> Always save your radio's channels and settings before you start making
> any changes. That way you can always get back to where you started. It
> appears that you have test equipment available. All you have to do is
> change one setting to see if it works. If it doesn't, then change it
> back.
>
> Jim KC9HI
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