[chirp_users] Baofeng A58S tri-band

Nick G4IRX g4irx9 at nowindows.net
Wed Sep 4 11:10:56 PDT 2019


On 04/09/2019 18:19, Jim Unroe wrote:
> 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.

Hi Jim,

Thanks for the suggestion, unfortunately neither of those models work.

BTech/UV-5X3 = "Error reading data from radio: not the amount of data we want."

Radioddity/UV-5RX3 = "Radio did not respond"

Nick.
  




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