[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.

Jim KC9HI



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