[chirp_users] Chirp and Baofeng radios

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 04:18:04 PST 2017

On Sun, Jan 22, 2017 at 6:50 AM, Patrick Brown <n7fhb at wickenburg.net> wrote:
> This is not a complaint but maybe a bug. I program radios for our SAR
> unit and we have some Baofeng UV5R radios. Using Chirp I programed my 4
> with out any problem and saves the data. when i went to program some
> others they would not program no matter what i did , the popup said a
> bunch of stuff to include something about firmware? I think i am using
> the  latest Version or chirp. this did this on two different computers.
> After trying different ways i change to the UV5 vip program and
> downloaded the data from a programmed radio , and uploaded to the 4
> radios that would not program with chirp with out a problem?
> Also on Chirp I found when downloading from a programmed radio channel 0
> and 2 do not always copy?
>   both computers are using Windows 7
> --
>    Patrick Brown  YCSRT 3213
>        N7FHB Wilhoit
>       SYCSRT TEAM Manager
>       http://ycsrt.org
> T.E.A.M = Together Everyone Accomplishes More

This is by design. You cannot upload an image that was saved from
another radio unless the firmware versions exactly match.

There are several ways to transfer the channels but the best way is to
download from each radio and then "import" the "master image".


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