[chirp_users] Which radio?

Chance Fulton chance.fulton at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 13:00:32 PST 2018

BF-F8HP or BF-F9V2+ if it's gotta be chirp compatible. I don't think there
is a rugged Chirp compatible baofeng yet, but the TYT MD-2017 with third
party firmware is probably the cheapest dual band rugged analog capable
radio that I can think of. It's not compatible with chirp, and the
programming is a little sketchy through the front of the radio, but it
appears to be a great deal at 160USD.


On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 2:08 PM, Chuck Hast <kp4djt at gmail.com> wrote:

> I see all of the issues with these radio, I want to get something that
> will do the
> job,  I want at least 2m and 70cm. But would be even better to have
> something
> tri-band.
> So with all of what I have seen, which of these radios do you guys
> recommend.
> Chirp does a great job with my Icom, but I would like to get something
> that I
> can use and if something happens it is not my Icom handheld. Something
> that if it falls into the water, or gets whacked I am not out a lot.
> So what do you guys recommend?
> --
> Chirp + Editcp + MD380Tools on Linux
> Celestial!!!
> Chuck -- KP4DJT
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Chance Fulton
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