[chirp_users] Baofeng UV-5RTP

Tycen Stafford tycen at tycen.com
Thu Mar 16 13:39:09 PDT 2017

Neil, that's correct - HN5RV01.  Old firmware, huh?  I just got these off

On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 1:06 PM, Neil B <ne.b at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:

> I bet you that in your settings tab and other setings, it will say
> HN5RV01. just like my varient of the gt-3tp mk3. old firmware or sumething.
> i have to use uv5r with that too.
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> *Sent:* 16 March 2017 19:55
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> *Subject:* [chirp_users] Baofeng UV-5RTP
> I just got a pair of Baofeng UV-5RTP tri-power (8/4/1W) HT's.  I see on CHIRP's
> wiki page <http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/Home> and
> elsewhere to use BF-F8HP when trying to program from CHIRP.  However, when
> I select that I get "An error has occurred: Incorrect 'Model' selected" and
> the radio reboots.
> If I select UV-5R as the model then CHIRP is able to download from the
> radio - but in CHIRP the only available power settings are HIGH and LOW.
> I tried uploading to one of the radios when selecting UV-5R and it seemed
> to work fine.  On the radio I was still able to switch the transmit power
> between HIGH, MEDIUM and LOW - I'm just not able to set that in CHIRP.
> Should I just keep using the UV-5R selection or will that have unforeseen
> consequences (beyond having to manually set transmit power if I want
> medium).
> The firmware for both (holding down #3 while starting up) is listed as
> BFP3-23.
> I'm on macOS 10.12.3 and using CHIRP daily-20170311 (latest build as of
> this morning).
> Thanks for any info,
> Tycen K7TYC
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