[chirp_users] Baofeng A58S tri-band

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Wed Sep 4 10:19:47 PDT 2019

On Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 11:46 AM Nick G4IRX <g4irx9 at nowindows.net> wrote:
> Hello Chirp list,
> Picked up a Baofeng A58S tri-band 144/220/430. There seem to a be a few
> variations of these tri-banders for sale in UK at present. Using CHIRP
> daily-20190829 which works with my other Baofeng radios.
> I am unable to get any of the Baofeng models to read the radio, I either
> get "Error reading data from radio: not the amount of data we want." or
> "Error reading data from radio". Are these models new and currently
> unsupported or is there something else I should be looking at?
> Thanks, Nick.

Hi Nick,

Sounds like you are using BTech/UV-5X3 as the Vendor/Model selections.
That would be for the BTech model only.

You should be using Radioddity/UV-5RX3 as the Vendor/Model selections.


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