[chirp_users] BTECH GMRS-V2 won't read

Jim Unroe
Fri Jul 28 15:19:31 PDT 2023

On Fri, Jul 28, 2023 at 6:03 PM Barry Evans <evans.indy at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am getting an error "Error reading data from radio: not the amount of data we want."
> Has anyone else seen this? I checked the FAQ's and looked through issues and the archives but didn't find anything. Maybe I missed something?
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,
> Barry

Are you sure the programming cable is fully plugged into the socket?
The UV-82 style 2-pin socket with metal rings has a tendency to stick
on the pin making you think the plug is fully in when it has a tiny
way to go yet. Are you using the BTech PC03 programming cable (with
FTDI chip) or do you have a generic programming cable from some other


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