[chirp_users] Chirp and BaoFeng UV 5R not communicating

Charles Gierke cgierke at cox.net
Tue Aug 25 20:15:07 PDT 2020


Just tried your suggestion.
same problem

thanks for trying


> On August 25, 2020 at 11:31 AM Glenn K0LNY <glennervin at cableone.net> wrote:
> 
>     Hi Chuck,
>     Could it be that your battery is the problem?
>     Can you keep it in the charging cradle while doing the Chirp work?
>     HTH.
>     Glenn
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     From: Charles Gierke mailto:cgierke at cox.net
>     To: Discussion of CHIRP mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com ; Peter J. McClosky mailto:pmcclosky at earthlink.net
>     Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:27 PM
>     Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Chirp and BaoFeng UV 5R not communicating
> 
>     HI, I followed your advice and took it slow. I waited a minimum of 10 seconds, I put a strangle hold on the plug and radio to insure the plug was fully into the socket. I double checked the USB plug was in the USB socket and it was connected to the Win 10 computer as COM 3.
> 
>     the radio is still not connecting to CHIRP. About 3 seconds after starting the download, the radio seems to shut itself off and restart.
> 
>     thanks for your time and help.
>     Chuck
> 
> 
>         > > On August 24, 2020 at 6:09 PM "Peter J. McClosky" <pmcclosky at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > 
> >         Hello,
> > 
> >         I have programed well over a hundred UV-5x radios and have had both easy and hard times programing them.
> > 
> >         One thing that I learned is to slow down, waiting about 10 seconds between actions taken on the computer. This solve most of the error problems.
> > 
> >         If that does not work, most of the rest to the time ,it is solved by pushing the programing cable into the radio and keep pressure on the cable until the pride is programed.  I have to push it VERY hard.
> > 
> >         On a windows machines you have to select the right com port (I am mostly a mac person so I find the right port by trial and error).
> > 
> >         As an aside, using more that 60 cables to program the radios, I have only found one cable that was defective, so that is most likely, not the problem. 
> >         -----
> >         Peter J. McClosky, N7IY
> >         Eugene, Oregon
> >         pmcclosky at earthlink.net mailto:pmcclosky at earthlink.net
> >         n7iy at arrl.net
> >         http://home.earthlink.net/~pmcclosky/
> > 
> > 
> >             > > >             On Aug 24, 2020, at 5:43 PM, Charles Gierke < cgierke at cox.net mailto:cgierke at cox.net > wrote:
> > > 
> > >             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 mailto:JohnLa at usa.net > wrote: 
> > > > 
> > > >                 This may assist. 
> > > >                 Www.Miklor.com/COM/UV_ErrorMess.php http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_ErrorMess.php   
> > > >                  
> > > >                 John 
> > > >                 Www.Miklor.com/UV5R http://www.miklor.com/UV5R   
> > > >                  
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > >                 <!--[endif]-->
> > > >                 On Aug 22, 2020, at 6:45 PM, Charles Gierke <cgierke at cox.net mailto: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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