[chirp_users] Chirp and BaoFeng UV 5R not communicating

Charles Gierke cgierke at cox.net
Mon Aug 24 17:57:44 PDT 2020


Opened Device Manager, Ports (COM & LPT) "USB-SERIAL CH340(COM3)"
I've always used COM 3 and it worked fine until last Wednesday.


> On August 24, 2020 at 5:48 PM Glenn K0LNY <glennervin at cableone.net> wrote:
> 
>     Chuck,
>     Have you tried the following?
>     open device manager, and seeing which com ports show, and then unplug the cable, and see which one disappears, so you can select that port in Chirp.
>     HTH.
>      
>     Glenn
>      
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     From: Charles Gierke mailto:cgierke at cox.net
>     To: Discussion of CHIRP mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com ; Silverfox mailto:alan.r.hill at gmail.com ; John LaMartina mailto:JohnLa at usa.net
>     Sent: Monday, August 24, 2020 7:43 PM
>     Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Chirp and BaoFeng UV 5R not communicating
> 
>     thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, no luck.
> 
>     Chuck
> 
> 
>         > > On August 23, 2020 at 4:26 PM Silverfox < alan.r.hill at gmail.com mailto:alan.r.hill at gmail.com > wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >         I forgot that you are on Windows.  The windows OS is very poor supporting USB.  You might try going into the device manager and tell it to show hidden devices.  Once that is done, look at the USB entries and delete all of them that are diminished icons.  That is, they are lighter than the other icons.
> > 
> >         Good luck.
> > 
> >         Alan
> > 
> >          
> > 
> >         From: chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] On Behalf Of Charles Gierke
> >         Sent: Sunday, August 23, 2020 3:05 PM
> >         To: Discussion of CHIRP; John LaMartina
> >         Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Chirp and BaoFeng UV 5R not communicating
> > 
> >          
> > 
> >         hi, still no luck.
> >         I went to the web site and put a death-grip on the plug and held it in as far as it would go. I trimmed a hair of the edges of the plug to let it seat on the bottom.
> > 
> >         thanks for the suggestions
> > 
> >         <!--[endif]-->
> > 
> >         On August 22, 2020 at 5:55 PM John LaMartina <JohnLa at usa.net> wrote:
> > 
> >         This may assist.
> > 
> >         Www.Miklor.com/COM/UV_ErrorMess.php 
> > 
> >          
> > 
> >         John
> > 
> >         Www.Miklor.com/UV5R 
> > 
> >          
> > 
> > 
> >         <!--[endif]-->
> > 
> >         On Aug 22, 2020, at 6:45 PM, Charles Gierke <cgierke at cox.net> wrote:
> > 
> >             > > > 
> > >             
> > > 
> > >             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.
> > > 
> > >              
> > > 
> > >             Any suggestions?
> > > 
> > >             Thanks Chuck KJ7INT
> > > 
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