Baofeng pofung uv5r vip software uv5r f11 uv5ra uv5rc uv5r. Mar 28, 2015 i would like to share the results of programming my new baofeng uv 5rh on my mac running os x yosemite 10. Bao8s software set and usbk4y cable software includes programs for program memories and other setting of the baofeng uv8d uv8r and uv8hx radios. Baofeng programming software freeware free download. It has a special vhf receive band from 65 108 mhz which includes the regular fm broadcast band. For connecting the radio to the pc i used this generic, cheap kenwoodstyle serial cable. How to check the firmware version of the baofeng uv5r. How to program the baofeng uv5r radio the best ham. An idiots guide to programming your baofeng uv5r radio by.
Here you will find user manuals, device drivers and softwares. The bao5r radio programmer is available for either windows os or mac os. Baofeng uv5r variants the baofeng uv5r is the basis for many other models. With your radio turned off, connect your radio to your computer using the baofeng uv 5r programming cable. Uv5r programmer lies within system utilities, more precisely device assistants. Please feel free to comment with questions, subscribe, like the video, message me with video requests. Here you will find user manuals, device drivers and softwares for a wide range of our products.
This page contains resources for troubleshooting and resolving known and unknown issues with the baofeng uv5r and other baofeng series radios. With your radio turned off, connect your radio to your computer using the baofeng uv5r programming cable. If you are running the blb app on an apple device that is using ios 6. Program software for baofeng uv 5r windows 64 bit vip version. System utilities downloads uv6 uv7 series by baofeng and many more programs are available for instant and free download. Baofeng uv5r programming with chirp software or keypad. Dont worry about it, chirp has been used on hundreds of thousands, if not millions of these radios. Macbook pro laptop chirp software baofeng uv5ra radio.
Baofeng uv5r uv5ra setup mac cable chirp brent skipper. The baofeng uv 5r programming software free download can be found on the chirp website. The uv5r has seen 2 major changes since its launch with the second generation being signified by bfb297 firmware 2nd gen. For easier initial frequency programming, copy and paste, and importing frequency files from previous radios you may want to consider using the chirp programming software found above. Program software for baofeng uv5r windows 64 bit vip version. Chirp is a free, opensource tool for programming your amateur radio. Now in chirp go to file open stock config and select the group of channels that youd like to add to your baofeng this. I have the proper drivers and cable installedi think. Click go to radio on the menu bar and choose download from radio. An exception is the uv 5rx3 radio being sold by main trading from paris texas. Works with windows 7 32 and 64 bit, windows 8 and 8. To find the actual firmware release, you need to run the latest chirp daily build.
How to program baofeng uv5ruv82 without usb cable lectures. Install chirp for baofeng uv5r on windows 10 and linux usb to serial programming cable usb programming cable. Openrun chirp, connect your baofeng and plug it into an usb port on your computer. Baofeng introduced the uv 5r dual band, dual display radio in 2012. Baofeng radio programming software download homepage, chirp programming software, oem. An exception is the uv5rx3 radio being sold by main trading from paris texas. Second time through and chirp was able to write the memories back to andys uv5ra.
It would certainly explain why the sales of the programming cables has skyrocketed, and the chirp software is so popular. Software will not work with the btech uv5x3, the baofeng uv5r3, uv5x mate uv82, bff8 or bff8hp radios. Baofeng programming software freeware free download baofeng. Before loading any software, you must verify your current firmware release. I have the uv5ra and the same uv82 you are talking about and both of them upload and download fine. It seemed like a low risk way to get back into the hobby. Pl230300002006 to test this, plug in the cable to your mac before you plug in the radio, because if you do it wrong the radio will start transmitting. Uv 5r programmer lies within system utilities, more precisely device assistants. Tyt thuv3r chirp program seems to access radio but writes empty. Programming the very affordable baofeng uv5r also available as pofung uv5r dual band mobile radio can be quite complicated. Please feel free to comment with questions, subscribe, like. Chirp ham radio programming softwarebasic step by step the easy way.
Choose the com port number for the usb cable, the vendor baofeng and the model of the radio such as the uv 5r from the drop down lists in the popup box. Nov 16, 2012 i am trying to get the programming software for the uv5ra, i have not been able to use the software for the uv5r, every time i try it tells me it cannot communicate to the radio. Operating system selection available when adding to cart. If you are a vendor and want to have your radio supported by chirp, please see informationforvendors. To verify the connection, run the chirp programming software. At that stage we didnt know that the basic baofeng uv 5 software didnt work with the new style rig, so i suspect that had he installed chirp it would have probably worked fine. Anyone have any suggestions or can send me a copy of the software. Dec 15, 2015 baofeng uv 5r uv 5ra setup mac cable chirp brent skipper. Uses the familiar rx frequency and offset for repeaters. Chirp downloading the uv5r2 s configuration since you may be a new ham or a long absent ham, like me, you probably dont know what repeaters are in your local area.
To purchase a programming cable for your radio, please click here. Second time through and chirp was able to write the memories back to andys uv 5ra. The baofeng uv5r is a popular twoband radio worldwide. Unfortunately, since the release of version bfb297, the firmware version number that displays on the screen of the baofeng uv 5r dual band uhfvhf amateur radio may not be what is actually installed. Jan 31, 2018 programming the very affordable baofeng uv 5r also available as pofung uv 5r dual band mobile radio can be quite complicated. Programming your baofeng radio with chirp and solving the.
Baofeng introduced the uv5r dual band, dual display radio in 2012. If you goof up your radio you can always restore the cloned image. Push orange vm button if necessary to enter frequency vfo mode no channel number is shown if voice mode is on the radio will announce. In this video me and railfan227 show you how to program a baofeng uv5r. At that stage we didnt know that the basic baofeng uv5 software didnt work with the new style rig, so i suspect that had he installed chirp it would have probably worked fine. It offers an easy to use interface compatible with windows, mac, and linux pcs. This will require the use of plugging the radio to your computer with a programming cable. Return to chirp and click the radio menu and choose download from radio 6. The size of the latest downloadable installation package is 2. It supports a large number of manufacturers and models, as well as provides a way to interface with multiple data sources and formats. Easily program a ham radio on a mac or windows youtube. Basically its chirps way of saying use at your own risk.
Any vendor that purchases a large quantity of radios can have a private label and in some cases, firmware version applied to the radio. Programming the baofeng uv5ra is actually pretty easy when using a computer. Configuring chirp to download from the baofeng uv5r then your mac will download the memory of the baofeng right into chirp, using what it calls cloning. Mac osx and linux users are recommended to use a virtual machine to run the vip windows programming software. Baofeng has been updating the firmware and not displaying the actual firmware number as described above. How to program the baofeng uv5r radio the best ham radio. Programming your baofeng uv5r radio chirp software. May 23, 20 programming the baofeng uv5ra is actually pretty easy when using a computer. I wanted to write this post, as i went through many trials and tribulations to get mac os x to program my baofeng uv5r radio using chirp and the usb cable. Be sure to save your work in the chirp software when you are finished. Sep 14, 20 in this video me and railfan227 show you how to program a baofeng uv 5r. Setup tips for using the chirp software with a macbook pro laptop. How to install the baofeng usb programming cable and software.
Ok, so maybe it really isnt that easy to program the baofeng uv5r radios. The baofeng uv5r can be programmed both by the keys that are on the radio, and by using software. The baofeng uv5ra is a compact, economical ht covering 2 meters and 440 mhz. In many cases you need to connect the cable to the radio first, then power the. How to program baofeng uv5ruv82 without usb cable must be in slot a to program. The uv 5r has seen 2 major changes since its launch with the second generation being signified by bfb297 firmware 2nd gen. Since its introduction the uv 5r has seen a massive success. Of course you will need a computer windows, mac, or linux and the best free baofeng programming software is chirp which can program the baofeng uv 5r as well as many other radios.
This programming cable also compatible with a wide variety of portable handheld radios from other brands for programming purposes. You might for example just program the radio using the keys if you need to enter just a few memories or you are out in the field with no access to programming software or cables. Baofeng uv 5r uv5ra setup mac cable chirp brent skipper. To resolve the potential conflict and avoid confusion, danny feemster from buy two way radios will show you how to. Since its introduction the uv5r has seen a massive success. I would like to share the results of programming my new baofeng uv5rh on my mac running os x yosemite 10. Install chirp for baofeng uv5r on linux or win10 one. Choose the com port number for the usb cable, the vendor baofeng and the model of the radio such as uv5r from the drop down lists in. Reviews generally say it is an ok radio, especially for a beginner. Bao8s software set software program memories and other setting of the baofeng uv 8d, uv 8r and uv 8hx radios. Just hook up the cable, press the exit button while you turn the radio on, and then tell chirp to download the radios configuration. Baofeng programming software freeware rapid sequencer programming software v. You can unlockunrestrict these frequencies using the chirp software.
Baofeng uv5r variants the baofeng uv 5r is the basis for many other models. Most likely, andy didnt have a driver issue on his laptop. My radio is actually a uv5ra, but the uv5r settings work for it too. Our antivirus analysis shows that this download is safe. Generally this wil work for any mac os radio and any radio that chirp can be used for.
Chirp software has many features, some of which are not available using the baofeng factory software, such as. Were going to program a baofeng radio with chirp software. The program should download the frequencies from the radio. This seems to be a strong subject of this radio so i figured i would lend a hand on programming it without the computer cable. Both chirp and baofeng vip have different advantages, so i might use either for my purposes. Making chrip work with baofeng uv5r on my mac kg7bhp. For users that are new to portable programming, its difficult to program, due to a lack of baofengs support and because of its poorly written user manual. The daily builds also enable new settings you can program, including setting the squelch. Choose the com port number for the usb cable, the vendor baofeng and the model of the radio such as the uv5r from the drop down lists in the popup box. Connecting the radio to a mac and finding the driver for setup of cable. Load only the software designed for your firmware release. There is, in most cases, almost no actual difference between the variants, which is very confusing for customers. System utilities downloads uv 6 uv 7 series by baofeng and many more programs are available for instant and free download.
Unfortunately, since the release of version bfb297, the firmware version number that displays on the screen of the baofeng uv5r dual band uhfvhf amateur radio may not be what is actually installed. Be sure to install the right program for your particular radio. Baofeng pofung uv5r vip software uv5r f11 uv5ra uv5rc. Manually programing your baofeng uv5ra dual band transceiver by bob peterson ke7rap, randall jones ae7rj and jack tiley ad7fo 1. It has special vhf receive band from 65 108 mhz which includes the regular fm broadcast band. Chirp ham radio programming software basic step by step the easy way. Chirp is free open source software anyone can download. Turn on your radio and wait for radio activity to stop if any this may take several seconds. Discussion in vhfuhf 50mhz and beyond started by kd4ysh.806 141 1388 273 409 351 573 1324 782 803 1098 294 403 519 898 872 822 1249 849 467 61 710 145 421 912 507 223 39 53 1019 586 145 719 725 1220 1487 477 1067 962 903 18 1264