[chirp_users] Can't program BF-888s

Trevor Holyoak trevor at holyoak.com
Tue Jan 24 12:46:30 PST 2017


If it's this item, I bought a pair of them in October and had no trouble 
with CHIRP:

https://www.amazon.com/Baofeng-BF-888S-Distance-Communication-Two-Way/dp/B01EHIAWUI

On 1/24/2017 1:31 PM, Ed Danaher wrote:
> I gave up trying to program the Baofeng BF-888s and returned it.
>
> I notice Amazon is selling a Baofeng BF-888S Plus which is claimed to 
> be an ”upgrade version” but probably uses the same electronics. The 
> first Amazon review that came up on my browser dated December 28, 2016 
> stated “It was a breeze to program using CHIRP.”
>
> However a search of the chip issues page shows Bug #3651 stating “So 
> basically CHIRP does not support the BF-888s Plus.” It has not been 
> updated in 8 months so I assume that is still the case.
>
> Does anyone know if the BF-888s Plus is supported by Chirp on a Mac?
>
> Thank you for your responses to my earlier question.
>
> Ed KV4MI
>
>
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