[chirp_users] Error 5

Tony Ling tonyg7txu at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 15:21:04 PDT 2020

Your problem stems from using Windows.

On Fri, 23 Oct 2020 at 23:13, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 4:25 PM Chris Hastie <c.hastiessho at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > When I went to my device manager it gave me a com3 comport. When I click
> on the read from radio, it gives me the information of comport 3. I then
> push monitor and push transmit 3 times. after a few seconds I get the error
> 5 notice. I have a Baofeng GT-3TP. What am I doing wrong?
> Why do you "push monitor" and "push transmit"? The cloning process
> should occur without doing anything at the radio.
> The most common problem is using a programming cable with a
> counterfeit Prolific chip with Windows. If the chip is Prolific (check
> Device Manager) and you are using Windows Vista, 7, 8 or 10, you must
> download, install and select an older Prolific v3.2.0.0 device driver
> before you programming cable will work properly.
> Check this page for a link to the driver and instructions for
> selecting it after it is installed. Only install this driver if
> Windows recognizes the chip in your cable as a Prolific type chip.
> http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_Drivers.php
> Jim KC9HI
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