[chirp_users] Chirp and BaoFeng UV 5R not communicating

Charles Gierke cgierke at cox.net
Sat Aug 22 21:18:13 PDT 2020


Thanks for the suggestion, I cleaned the prongs with alcohol I'll clean the base and try again.

> On August 22, 2020 at 3:50 PM Jim Unroe < rock.unroe at gmail.com mailto:rock.unroe at gmail.com > wrote:
> 
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>     On Sat, Aug 22, 2020 at 6:46 PM Charles Gierke < cgierke at cox.net mailto:cgierke at cox.net > wrote:
>     >
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>         > > On Wednesday my 2 BaoFeng UV 5R radios could download and upload to CHIRP.
> > 
> >     > 
>         > > On Friday all I got was the following message: Radio Did Not Respond.
> > 
> >     > 
>         > > I tried reloading the latest version of CHIRP, no change. I tried an earlier version of CHIRP, no change. I reloaded the latest version back, no change. Visually the radio's red light blinks then the LED display blinks then the error message shows up on CHIRP.
> > 
> >     > >
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>         > > Any suggestions?
> > 
> >     > 
>         > > Thanks Chuck KJ7INT
> > 
> >     >     Hi Chuck,
> 
>     You will get the exact same error message if you don't plug the 2-pin
>     plug into the radio. So make sure that the 2-pin plug is fully
>     inserted into the socket of the radio. Some have had to put a little
>     pressure on the plug during the cloning process.
> 
>     Jim KC9HI
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