[chirp_users] Baofeng UV-5r with Chirp

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 16:20:19 PDT 2020

On Mon, Sep 7, 2020 at 6:42 PM Robert Barker <rbarker1159 at att.net> wrote:
> I'm a new user so don't kill me.  I just got a Baofeng UV5-R and have a
> few questions about Chirp.    On the settings tab on the left it has
> 6+Power-On Message 1 and 6+Power-On Message 2   and then it has
> Power-On Message 1 and Power-On Message 2  and then it has Power-On
> Message  choice of full or message.      What is what?  Which is the
> message i see when I power on and what is the other one and what's the
> difference between Full or Message?    I wanted to put an   IF Found and
> my phone number in there but i guess it only allows 7 digits is that right?
> I'm programming this like a scanner so i'm most interested in Scanning.
> I'm still confused about the 2 frequencies on the display.  if I'm
> scanning and then freq below has activity, they radio doesn't receive
> it.. so it's like why is it even there? Maybe i'm doing it wrong.

Hi Robert,

Nearly all of these questions have to do with how your radio works,
not how CHIRP works. If you would care to email me directly with these
questions, I will do my best to answer them for you.


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