[chirp_users] Baofeng UV-5R question - programmable memory channels

Jim Unroe
Tue Jul 18 13:22:28 PDT 2017

On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 4:09 PM, Rodney D. Myers <rdmyers.42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Short of downloading the archives and plugging into mail client,
> and online search of archives is non-existent, I'll ask here.
> Never programmed more than 76 channels before. I grabbed all of the
> repeaters that border the Interstate I normally travel, which adds up
> to 144, at the moment.
> When programming the Baofeng UV5R it says a max of 127 channels can be
> programmed. I tried upping the number in the fields at the top of
> CHIRP, but that does not help either.
> What am I missing here?
> Thank you.

It is a hardware limitation. The radio only supports 128 channels
numbered from 000 to 127.


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