[chirp_users] BAOFENG UV-5R8W

Fri Jan 10 22:34:39 PST 2020

Your radio might not be programmable by CHIRP because you have a fake Prolific chip on your cable. Have you checked that out?

Jardy Dawson WA7JRD

Message sent from some electronic device that only the Manufacturer of said device really cares about. 

> On Jan 10, 2020, at 18:26, Phil <phillor9 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/1/20 1:59 pm, Troy Hunter wrote:
>> though Windows 10 says there is no problem with the cable, there still 
>> might be a driver problem?
> You might also consider that you have a fake radio. I eventually 
> discovered that I have one. It works but the radio is not programmable 
> via Chirp.
> I couldn't believe that there would be such a thing as a fake copy of a 
> Chinese radio. Is that Kama?
> -- 
> Regards,
> Phil
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