[chirp_users] More baofeng woes (UV-B5) (Scott Martin)

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Sun May 31 14:27:24 PDT 2015

On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 1:33 PM, Richard Menedetter <ricsi at gmx.at> wrote:
> Hi
>> >> I picked up a UV-B5 and am unable to program it with chirp.
>> >
>> > Yes ... sadly there is an open ticket for this for 4 months ...
>> > unfixed as of yet.
>> > http://chirp.danplanet.com/issues/2293
>> >
>> > New UV-B5 software is not recognized by Chirp.
>> > There is a one line patch for Linux Chirp floating around that makes it work.
>> > Or you can use the Baofeng SW to download the image, rename it, use chirp to edit it, rename it back
>> > and use baofeng SW to upload it.
>> >
>> > I hope this will be addressed by Chirp soon!
>> Where is this one line patch?
> It only works on Linux, as there the Python code is directly accessible.
> I was very much hoping that Chirp gets changed to work with the "new" UV-B5.
> If you are using Linux I can search for the old message and send it to you.
>> Jim KC9HI
> CU, Ricsi

If you got me the one line patch, I was planning to get it tested and
then submit it to be added to CHIRP.


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