I did not even know about it until I read this thread so I must thank both haters and supporters for letting me know about it. You need to upgrade to a recent which provides a fix for change in the cloning protocol that Baofeng made on a few of the most recent radios. So its far from 'boring' and not just for the 'boring old farts'. I mean after all they lack the super intelligence to become a ham operator and spend all day and night in a dark basement lit only by the pilot lights of our transmitters! The 10 meter radio now transmits and receives but the receive has issues from time to time. Guarantee We guarantee that your product will be 100% functional or we will issue you an immediate replacement. The latest known firmware version is N5R-20. If more people knew about these radios, the establishment companies would be in trouble.Next
There are portables for that freq range listed and you can also purchase the programming hardware for it there also. The problem is that the software doesnt allow anything over 480. So then I thought maybe I'll try the daily build. Vista, Win7, Win8 and Win10 all try to install a driver of their choice instead of one that actually works with Chinese-made cables. If I lost this radio I would purchase another tomorrow.Next
I mean they got to do all the fun stuff with the police and sheriff. The is an extremely versatile and inexpensive dual band handheld radio, which makes it one of the most popular and biggest selling transceivers around the world today. More and more Public Service radio is moving to 700Mhz-800 Mhz anyway. Can anybody send me a fresh factory image for this firmware, please? You will like the radio and the fast response service from this dealer. I sent that 1 back and Amazon promptly replaced it. He said to keep it to just a couple items so everybody had time before the next net happened on that frequency at the top of the hour.Next
Ken Lesniak Another day, another try at loading a new program of frequencies. Expedited shipping available at checkout. We will walk you through process of setting up your product step-by-step. Hell, just set up radio over ip and transmit from mexico. No tax charged outside of Texas. I let the novice license go until 2007 where I got interested again.Next
I sent him and email stating it was people like him who kept me out of Ham radio but I'm not going to put up with that crap now and I'm not going to take that junk from any conceited twit. No programming software will work until the programming cable is operating properly. So I changed the settings I could get to there aren't as many as the 0. They both will trigger the send and receive from the repeater but no audio is transmitted. I'm going to be switching to the 8 watt model.
Anonymous For those of us on Linux here's a quick guide. So, it was going fine until this one operator gets on who is like Mr. I know transmission on 380, etc is happening too as I can pick myself up on the scanner but again, don't know if the stock antenna is any good here. Baofeng once again brings extra value to the Amateur Ham Radio operator. Now in my car, I'm a bit of a rebel.Next
I have never had a transmitter before and I am not about to limit myself to what someone else deems worthy or unworthy. About us Milestone Culture Honor. Anonymous Hello, I foolishly bought the baofeng uv5r and didnt look at the upper edge of the transmit and recieve freqs. In fact, the new digital modes are of no interest to lots of those older guys. My conclusion is that my cable is working correctly as it can read and write to the radio with baofeng software. Also I'm willing to do any debugging you would like me to do to help solve this problem. Anonymous I've been chuckling to myself over the responses on here.Next
The radio would work but there was no audo transmitted. This is because Prolific, the maker of the chip that the Chinese copied, released a driver that will not work with the Chinese cables. The software is readily available using google. It did 24 hours before hand, but not now. We all complain about fakes and morons buying radios and not getting licenses, Ok there's a solution right there. Otherwise the stock one will be used.
It died on me and I needed a replacement. I bought one of the prolific cables and was getting 0x0000. As I got out of college and got a job, I bought a Radio Shack 220 radio. Hams are a relic from the past. It goes not have to cost an arm or a leg just to get and get started with the hobby. The only radio users in my area are in the 400+, ie the cops, business, etc and this is a major metro area.Next