[chirp_users] Help with Baofeng BF-F9V2+

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 18:19:29 PST 2017

On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 8:39 PM, Todd Nine <todd.nine at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I've been using Chirp with my Baofeng UV-5R+, and it works great.  I
> recently purchased a pair of BF-F9V2+ radios.  I've attempted to perform
> Radio -> Download from radio, and select a Baofeng BF-F8HP.  This seems to
> work.  However, according to this issue, this specific type of radio should
> be supported.
> http://chirp.danplanet.com/issues/2511
> I have the latest nightly, specifically revision 20170210, but this radio is
> not in my list.  I'm using an OS X distribution.  Is this the radio option I
> should be using, or is this radio type missing?
> Thanks,
> Todd

If you have one of the new radios with 3 power levels that Baofeng is
shipping with HN5RV01 style firmware, a firmware that for the last 2
or so years has been a firmware for radios with 2 power levels, then
CHIRP detects the radios as being a radio with 2 power levels so you
have to choose UV-5R.


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