[chirp_users] Baofeng UV-5R

John Wilkerson jl_wilkerson at att.net
Tue Mar 7 16:29:42 PST 2017


I just got on Ebay and ordered a CP-2102 chip ($3) and refitted my
cables to that.  Cheaper.


On 3/7/2017 19:05, Richard Barnier wrote:
>
> I have attached two YouTube videos for your review regarding the new
> Baofeng Chirp cable.  The new cable referred to in the short video has
> a special chip in the cable that you need to purchase. The YouTube
> videos will explain everything well.
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> Baofeng, TYT, Wouxun Programming Cable That Works; AD# 37
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> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzkFVtyttKM
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> Using CHIRP to Program your Handheld Ham Radios, AD#38
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> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mrpqq-xi00g&t=59s
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> 73
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> Richard Barnier
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> 12868 Mondavi DR.
>
> Fishers, IN. 46037
>
> Amateur Radio Callsign: KD9EMM
>
> CERT, RACES, HCARES
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> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com
> [mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *Dan
> Grant
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:23 PM
> *To:* chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
> *Subject:* [chirp_users] Baofeng UV-5R
>
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>
> I’m VERY new at this so hope this question isn’t off base!  I have a
> new Baofeng UV-5R and have made my own cable to connect to it.  The
> cable I’ve made is a DB9F to 3.5mm and 2.5mm plugs.  The USB to serial
> adapter that I connect to is one that I’ve used with other things and
> works fine. 
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> With the connectors in the radio the display comes up with a solid
> black dot matrix in the top frequency display and most of the info
> icons across the top.  When I try to read the radio with CHIRP, I can
> see some data communication on the lights of the USB/Serial interface
> and the radio display changes to almost normal but then goes in to
> transmit mode and everything stops.  I get an error indicating that
> “An error has occurred - Radio did not respond”. 
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> I’m hoping someone can suggest some things to look at to further
> troubleshoot this!
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> Thanks
>
> Dan Grant
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