[chirp_users] Help with Sinorise SR-626U
ptlambert at sbcglobal.net
Thu Dec 6 11:33:42 PST 2018
AFAIK neither of those Baofeng models include an LCD screen. So yeah,
maybe this radio is just another version of one of these?
I have half a dozen Bond Telecom "Baofeng BF-888s Plus" (look just like
a Retevis RT7). These only cost me about $12 (USD) each, so it's not a
big loss if they get bricked/smashed/lost. And they program just fine
using the "Baofeng BF-888" selection in CHIRP.
Maybe just give the Sinorise SR-626U a try using the "Baofeng BF-888"
profile in CHIRP and see what happens? After first saving the current
code plug of course. (If you can't save the current config then that
will be a sign that you can't write a new one either.)
On 12/6/2018 11:15 AM, Aubrey Turner wrote:
> From the look of the pictures and the specs (5W, 16-channel, 400-470MHz
> coverage, etc.), I can't help but wonder if it's not some kind of
> Baofeng BF-888 or BF-666 clone (minus the LED).
> It's not uncommon for small companies to have private label variants of
> the Baofeng, as you all know.
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