[chirp_users] Baofeng UV-5R 7 watt version not recognized by Chirp?

James O'Reilly Sr. jamesj at oreillys.us
Sat Oct 10 10:59:33 PDT 2015


Paul,

I just tried this and was able to get the Model UV-5R. the seven (7) did not show up.

Jim

KM4MFI
> On Oct 10, 2015, at 1:54 PM, James O'Reilly Sr. <jamesj at oreillys.us> wrote:
> 
> Paul,
> 
> IF you click on Chirp, then click on Radio, then Download from Radio you should get the Radio Box which contains:
> Port, Vendor, Model. I found that you have to select in the PORT: /dev/cu.usbserial-AL01Gowc
> Do this first and then when you go to Vendor you will get the list of Vendors and be able to select the BF-F8HP or whatever model you have.
> I bought mine from Amazon and just got the QST ANNUAL PRODUCT REVIEW today and on Page 75 it gives less than a Sterling Review on these radios.
> Some members of my club own 3 or 4 of them but I sent mine back to Amazon this morning.
> I’m going to buy a Yaesu or a Mororola because I deserve the best.
> 
> 73’s
> Jim O’Reilly KM4MFI
> 
> 
>> On Oct 10, 2015, at 1:24 PM, Paul Hazell <busyagain at bell.net <mailto:busyagain at bell.net>> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Everyone:
>>  
>>   Just wondering if anyone has encountered a problem when
>> trying to have Chirp recognize the Baofeng UV-5R (high power
>> version) 7 watts handheld?
>>  
>>   I purchased one of these 2 days ago and have not been able
>> to get Chirp to recognize it. It keeps saying that I have “Chosen
>> the wrong model number” from the list of radios that the software
>> recognizes. BUT I have been using the UV-5R setting??
>>  
>> The firmware version from the transceiver is BFP3-25.
>>  
>> I have downloaded the latest daily version of Chirp
>> chirp-daily-20151009-installer.exe <>	
>>  
>>  
>> and still have the same problem.
>>  
>> If anyone has any ideas, it would be appreciated.
>>  
>> Best regards:
>>  
>> Paul Hazell
>> VE3KBI
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