[chirp_users] Baofeng UV-5R won't program

Amnon Zohar amnon.zohar at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 07:32:44 PST 2016


the proper manner to deal with it is well described in www.miklor.com

in short : downgrade to driver ver 3.2.0.0

use the com port as seen on device manager! no point in guessing

2016-01-18 16:47 GMT+02:00 dave boswell via chirp_users <
chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>:

> I was having trouble with the same thing i found that if i unplugged the
> USB cord from computer and plugged it back in before u click on the OK
> where you set the radio description it would work. The last ones i did
> worked fine with the new build i installed tho.
>
>
> On Sunday, January 17, 2016 8:16 PM, lofty don <loftydon at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> Sir,
>
> I recently purchased two of these radios, but am having trouble
> programming them using the purchased cable that interfaces with the radio
> and ends in a USB cable.  I have tried with both a Windows 10 and a Windows
> 7 Home pc.  I checked the firmware version and saw that it read: BFB297
>
> I check the devices in Windows 10 and it shows com3 or com4, depending on
> the USB port and it looks good.
>
> I click on new and then click on the radio tab and put in com1 or com2 or
> com3 or com4 and always get an error (vendor is Baofeng and UV-5R).
>
> Thanks for any help you can give.
>
> Don in sunny Florida
>
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Amnon
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