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

Rodney D. Myers rdmyers.42 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 18 13:37:36 PDT 2017


On Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:22:28 -0400
Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
> 
> Jim KC9HI

Cool deal. For some reason I thought it had more.

Thank you

-- 
Rodney D. Myers <rdmyers.42 at gmail.com> - kg6anx

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a
little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
        Ben Franklin - 1759
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