[chirp_users] Uv5r question

Rich Holtman rich.holtman at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 19:01:56 PST 2021


There is an article on Miklor.com regarding adjusting squelch levels on
Baofeng radios.

See:  https://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_Squelch.php

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On Sun, Feb 28, 2021 at 8:46 PM ken hartmann <115irons at gmail.com> wrote:

> The squelch spots I think you are referring to start at slot 0 then go up,
> do i start slot zero which is the first slot at 15 then increase in 10's
> all the way to the end of them for both uhf and vhf ?
>
> On Sun, Feb 28, 2021, 7:59 PM Galen Thurber <galenthurber at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> 1. check the values programmed for squelch, default values tend to be 40
>> or more
>> I tend to use lowest value for squelch  slot 1 at 15, slot 2 25 ....
>>
>> 2. the mic sensitivity level adjustment by default is set for loud
>> environments; so talk close to the radio
>>
>> antenna?  tested several, Hyperia 771 was the best
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Feb 28, 2021 at 8:35 PM ken hartmann <115irons at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Which would you recommend for a baofeng uv5r, thanks for the quick reply
>>> !!!! Ken
>>>
>>> On Sun, Feb 28, 2021, 7:34 PM Charles Byars <charlesbyars3 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Antenna is the main thing that has to be upgraded on most handheld
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Feb 28, 2021, 5:32 PM ken hartmann <115irons at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> My buddy and I just purchased baofeng uv5r radios, we have them
>>>>> programmed using chirp, we were trying to hit a repeater in the middle of
>>>>> us, about 23 miles total so maybe 11 miles from each of us. Sometimes he
>>>>> could hear me but I couldn't hear him, then I could hear him and he
>>>>> couldn't hear me, is this an antenna issue ? We are using the rubber
>>>>> duckies that came with them, I also saw a setting for repeaters delay on
>>>>> the settings section, it is set to off, does that need to be changed ?
>>>>> Thankyou ken
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