When a Baofeng suddenly no longer transmits audio, this simple modification will commonly fix the problem Description. I used CHIRP 20120812 to program my Baofeng UV-5R and today find out! 1) when I try to transmit - nothing happens ( display remains dark - nothing changes in display) 2) I attach headphones - the same problem - nothing transmits out. 3) I switch to FM radio mode - listen to radio and then press PTT button - it switches to chanel mode Baofeng UV-5R won't transmit? Close. 4. Posted by 7 years ago. Archived. Baofeng UV-5R won't transmit? I got the radio a little under a year ago but never needed to transmit until now. When the TX button is pushed, a red light comes on and no signal was emitted. I discovered this by tuning it to an FRS radio I had lying around Re: Baofeng UV-5R Not Transmitting Post by Rick2522 » 17 Aug 2013, 14:53 Mine's the other way round I can hear transmissions butt can't transmit, well I can just no voice as I say so they have gone in the bin ordered another from wouxun to see what there lik
Having problem with a Baofeng UV-5R not transmitting on 147.200. Would like to talk with someone. Discussion in 'General Technical Questions and Answers' started by KE7WLK, Feb 5, 2016 Baofeng UV-5RC PLUS will receive but not transmit. As above, using it on an existing work frequency (simplex) the Baofeng will receive transmissions on that frequency but doesn't seem to transmit voice. The light on the top of the receiving Motorola GP340 will flash when I press the PTT on the Baofeng but no transmission comes through $\begingroup$ I can confirm setting an offset works to disable transmit for frequencies in VFO mode on the UV-5R. I think you don't have to specifically set it to transmit 0Hz - anything out of range of the 5R should mean that it won't transmit First off, make sure the keypad beep is enabled. (menu 8 = on). If that does not work, you need to take a few more steps. It was easier than expected, jus..
Change your title to My Baofeng UV-5R V2+ radio can't hear anything unless I hold the MONI button In your text, you can describe how you can hear things with MONI pressed but can't transmit unless you let go of MONI So, I went and bought a Baofeng UV-6R. I am able to get it to receive, and for a brief moment it seemed to transmit, but on a channel that our repeater doesnt use, and only to our repeater. So, I waited to verify frequencies with out IT guy. I also did a reset on the device This page contains resources for troubleshooting and resolving known and unknown issues with the Baofeng UV-5R and other Baofeng series radios. How to fix a Baofeng UV-5R that stops receiving after CHIRP file is uploaded - Resolving an issue that occurs after loading a CHIRP .img file into a new Baofeng radio 10. I have a couple of Baofeng UV-5R radios. I have a profile in Chirp that works great on one of them, and I foolishly pushed that profile straight over to a UV-5R without checking firmware versions. Chirp crashed, and now the radio won't receive. I've tried resetting it to factory settings, downloading the factory settings in chirp, and then.
(you won't be able to type in the exact frequency number but some digits close to it, for instance, you may be able to type in 462.610MHz and not the accurate .612. Step 6: now, using the up/down arrow, fine-tune the frequency that you want. Once you are done doing that, press the Push-to-talk button 9. Nov 13, 2015. #1. I have two Baofeng UV-5R radios that have worked wonderfully since I got them. Today I needed to change a repeater tone and I use the Chirp software and down loaded what each radio had, made the change and uploaded it. Now both radio's will transmit a nice carrier but absolutely NO audio
Baofeng uv-5r won't transmit cosmetics, including The Baofeng UV-5R is an economical Dual Band UHF/VHF Amateur Radio that's extremely compact. 11 42% Off Baofeng Walkie Talkie Audio Cable Adapter For Baofeng BF-9700 A58 GT-3WP UV-XR UV-9R Plus For UV-5R K Head Headset Change Port Cable 5 reviews COD US$14. The modulation fix wa The following steps are based on the Baofeng UV-5R V2+ model, but should apply to any UV-5R series Baofeng model. The other method to communicate with a radio is through a repeater. A repeater is an electronic device that receives a signal on one frequency and retransmits it at a higher level or higher power, or onto the other side of an. This information is provided in the RDA1846 documentation in the file area. Many have reported the UV-5R will operate outside of these band limit on the 134 to 174 and 400 to 500 MHz bands (no one has reported any success using the UV-5R on the 222 MHz band), so my guess is the above band limits are not hard coded in the DSP chip, but are just guaranteed band limits and in fact some chips. Setting up and programming your UV-5R . So far, the Baofeng UV-5R seems to be a steal of a deal. Not without its flaws though, and one of them is the cryptic and incomplete manual. This article will teach you how to set up the UV-5R, and how to program frequencies into the memory by hand
But if you have a newer UV-5R V2+ you will notice a slight problem: notably the radio will not transmit below 145 Mhz. That means you won't be able to use the radio on any frequencies between 144-145 Mhz. That would include the 144.39 Mhz APRS channel and any 2 meter repeater that has an input frequency lower than 145 Mhz After studying the instructions, I found a way to disable the transmitter so I won't accidentally transmit. Maybe this radio also has that feature for your peace of mind. Amazing that the Chinese can make a radio at 10% the cost of a more legit brand and still have a 5 star rating Why the radio was setup this way I don't know, but that is one of the peculiarities of the Baofeng UV-5R radios and why most people opt for the USB programming cable. So put in the repeater INPUT frequency, go back to MENU mode then push #27 for the memory channel you want then push MENU and go to the SAME memory channel that you programmed in.
The Baofeng UV-5R has many variants, some are clearly marked as being a variant by having a suffix at the end of the model number. Others aren't. However, some of it is no so clear. Typically speaking the radio has a frequency range of: 65MHz-108MHz (Recieve Only) VHF: 136MHz-174MHz (Recieve and Transmit Share. Posted November 22, 2015. Hey, I picked up a Baofeng UV-5r which I am using as a scanner. I noticed in the CHIRP software under settings/other settings that I can change the upper and lower VHF/UHF frequencies. I was hoping to be able to listen to 800mhz range frequencies as that is what our local law enforcement use We won't be seeing any changes to the UV-5R to restrict access to Part 95 frequencies, the GMRS/FRS regulation change that took affect on Oct 1 only applies to radios certificated for Part 95 use, and the UV-5R isn't and never was. These, and other manufacturers, radios with full non-crippled ~400-520 MHz coverage aren't going anywhere That has been corrected for sales in the US. Here is a reminder on an upcoming rule change by the FCC: On September 30, 2019, it will become illegal to sell or offer for sale (advertise) radios like the popular Baofeng UV-5R that can operate in the FRS radio band (462.5625 - 462.7250 MHz) and any other licensed band in a single device
. These UV-5R radios are made to be front-panel programmable. The programming method isn't straightforward and the UI is pretty bad - which is why frankly I wouldn't even recommend these to Hams. If one of your crew accidentally move off channel or change a setting, then it may be difficult for them to get back to the right channel and they. On average there's a gain of 1 Watt when compared to the UV-5R. Contrary to popular belief this won't translate into a better range. Only antenna quality and antenna height can make a difference, and so does the lack of obstacles (buildings, trees, hills). Harmonic Suppression. All UV-5R models I own perform quite good
Chirp + BaoFeng UV-5R is a handy addition for any prepper kit for when Power and the Internet goes out. TODO: 146.520 MHz FM is a simplex calling frequency, similar to Marine VHF CH16. A frequency to briefly establish communication then move off to other simplex frequency for QSO. The National Call Channel Programming cable for baofeng uv-5r radio with arduino, one may have a 2.5mm to 3.5mm stereo audio cable laying around. How To Program the BaoFeng UV5R or BF-F8HP in CHIRP. Usb-k4y cable usb to 2-pin mic jack connection used by many radios. Try a genuine cable and compatible with the latest windows 10 drivers july 2019 and also functions on. . It is also, as of this writing, the cheapest way to get into DMR out there at under $60. Baofeng's UV-5R is probably the most popular handheld radio of all time. It is hard to find someone in this hobby who doesn't own one or hasn't played with one If the Baofeng wasn't as flexible as it is, I wouldn't have been able to communicate with the group (most amateur 2m radios are only able to transmit within amateur frequencies). Anyway, since most of the group was broadcasting at 50 watts, reception was no issue, regardless of the antenna used The Baofeng UV-5X is a LEGAL GMRS handheld radio. This radio extends all the functions from UV-5R but transmits only on the GMRS channels. It adds NOAA Weather Alert. The UV-5X offers GMRS performance as another addition to the familiar UV-5R series of radios. A true GMRS radio that will be a useful companion in your outdoor activities. ATTENTION
That won't make a huge difference but for radio to radio use after a disaster every little bit helps. If a hurricane hits there is a good chance the repeaters will be down too. Whatever Baofeng radio you get, look in to an aftermarket antenna Basically just toying around the house and property. I recently got a pair of Baofeng UV-5R radios. I didn't, and still don't, know anything about what I bought (HAM radio vs bubble pack radios). I found a lot of info the past couple of days and literally just pulled these off my BF888s and loaded them on the UV-5R Buy iSaddle Battery Case (6X AA Battery) for TYT F8 Baofeng UV-5R Plus UV-5R UV-5RB UV-5RE UV-5RA: Cases - Amazon.com FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases the receiver works but the radio won't transmit Case only, batteries are not included New (2) from $7.99 FREE Shipping on orders over $25.00 shipped by Amazon. Frequently bought. BaoFeng UV-5R (left) and UV-5R+ Plus (right) The BaoFeng UV-5 is a neatly engineered little radio. And it is little: 55mm (wide) x 150mm (L) x 27mm (D) approx (measured at widest/longest parts and with no antenna). The plastic moulding is good and belies the price tag. Before we proceed to operating/programming, a quick tour of the unit is in.
My friend bought one of the UV-5R while he was studying for his Technician license and asked me to program it for him. I was skeptical but did it with Chirp. Chirp is a free to use programming software. Well the wire that came with the radio did n.. Setting up and programming your UV-5R 1 | P a g e So far, the Baofeng UV-5R seems to be a steal of a deal. Not without its flaws though, and one of them is the cryptic and incomplete manual. This article will teach you how to set up the UV-5R, and how to program frequencies into the memory by hand. These instructions are a smal Ok, so maybe it really isn't that easy to program the Baofeng UV-5R radio's. It would certainly explain why the sales of the programming cables has skyrocketed, and the CHiRP software is so popular. I am just a cheap ham radio operator and don't want to spend the $5.99 on a cable that goes from the RS-232 port of my computer to the radio If you are looking at the UV-5R as a way to reduce expenses, but want an better Baofeng receiver (and want to be able to use many of the accessories available for the UV-5R family), I would suggest looking at the UV-5R V2+ (introduced in late 2014), the UV-5R 8 Watt, or the BF-F9V2+, which don't cost much more and have better Baofeng receiver boards
This advisory seems aimed squarely at radios, such as the Baofeng UV-5R and other inexpensive Chinese radios, and a lot of hams are worried that a) they won't be able to get cheap Chinese radios anymore, and b) the radios that they currently have are now illegal. Fortunately, that's not the case The radio I'm plugging in here is a Baofeng. Once you pick the vendor, the Model drop down will now be populated with a list of all the models CHIRP supports for that Vendor. Here, I've picked the UV-5R. My radio is actually a UV-5RA, but the UV-5R settings work for it too. Once done just click OK. Next you are shown a warning message Other reasons why I like my Baofeng handheld radio is that programming isn't very difficult. When the UV-5R hit the market many years ago, its method of programming was quite alien compared to other radios on the market. These radios also initially came with custom programming software that was utter trash The UV-5R comes with some accessories to start with, but some additional items will make the radio much more valuable to you. In our immediately previous article, we recommended the Baofeng UV-5R and/or the Baofeng F8HP as the best general purpose two-way radio.. When you buy a either radio, you usually get the radio in a kit that comes complete with standard Li-Ion battery pack, charger. I just recently won a bid for a Baofeng UV-5R 136-174/400-520MHz DTMF CTCSS; a complete set up. Anyone have one/use one and can tell me what you think of them? I'm thinking of buying another one, for my woman to use. There's a set of 4 complete sets, for $21.49 + $13 or so for taxes
The UV-5R comes with a charging cradle that plugs into a household outlet, which is the fastest way to charge the batteries in this article. All three batteries are compatible with the charger, but two of them--the 1800mAh and 2100mAh that ship with various models of the UV-5R platform--can be charged only with the cradle. This limits the options for mobile use Yes, a little remote probably won't jam the system from a distance, but a cheap programmable dual-band transceiver like those offered by Baofeng would certainly do the trick
Newbie trying to turn off TX on Baofeng UV-5R. I've been having fun monitoring local police radio, but since my radio is a transceiver I don't want to chance accidentally hitting the talk button. Research on the net informed me the best way to do this is to use CHIRP, go to the frequency I'm monitoring and turn OFF duplexing For the newcomer to radio communications the Baofeng UV-5R portable FM transceiver and similar models are a little hard to program. Right out of the box you can transmit and receive some factory channels that were programmed in for test purposes. Those channels are not in the Amateur Radio band and are illegal to transmit on. In order to use. Turn your Baofeng walkie talkie into a super SHTF survival radio with HAM-FRS-PMR-GMRS-MURS-MARINE-WEATHER-BUSINESS channels. The secret is in this free programming file. When disaster hits, you won't need to worry about which is best for emergency communications, because you can talk to anyone
The Ubiquitous UV-5R. Probably, the most popular hand held radio for those preparing for WTSHTF is the Baofeng UV-5R. It is a dual band (VHF and UHF) hand held with four watts output and is available for under $30. Two of these will offer you the most basic radio communications. Depending upon your environment, you can expect to reliably talk. Getting Started with the UV-5R. Baofeng UV-5R. Here are a few notes to get you started on your UV5R, and I hope you find these useful. I purchased my UV5R over the internet from a UK supplier. It came complete with the USB drivers CD and the programming cable. I then had to download the programming software. I went to the Baofeng web site for this Many people have purchased at least a pair of the popular BaoFeng UV-5R (or variants thereof) 2-way radio. Often several sets (or more). The problem is The stock BaoFeng antenna is less than ideal. If you're serious about optimizing transmit distance, the specific BaoFeng antenna upgrade choices listed below will help, a lot! First The Baofeng Pofung Uv6r is an improved version of the UV-5R radio. This radio comes with LED light inside for use as a torch. This radio comes with LED light inside for use as a torch. The best part of the UV-6R is the powerful 16-ohm loudspeaker for listening clearly in noisy environments
The Baofeng UV-5R+ proved itself competent to work in an APRS setup. The points are along Ouray, Colorado, County Road 8 between US Hwy 550 and Vista Point (CR8 is not yet open beyond this—too early in the season). Click on image for larger version. I assembled the equipment the same way, except I added the Tiny Track 4's display and a. . Baofeng UV-5R: the Classic Chinese Handheld. While the Baofeng UV-5R is basic on every front, it still checks all the boxes necessary for ordinary VHF/UHF operations. It''s inexpensive price and ability to take a beating make this little guy a great 'beater' radio, or something to take along as a backup
Unlike what was said the Wouxun, you CAN set the Baofeng's transmitter to OFF for the Weather channel- I won't QRM anyone if I accidentally hit the PTT while listening to the weather station. For programming I've had good luck with both the Baofeng UV_5R_VIP and CHIRP 4.0 The Baofeng UV-5R features three different ways of group calling: • CTCSS • DCS • Tone-burst (1750Hz) The Baofeng UV-5R does not feature any form of individual calling. Using these features does NOT mean that others won't be able to listen in on your transmissions Often times, the transmit frequency to use isn't explicitly stated, but rather an offset relative your receive frequency is specified. This is conveniently enough also how the Baofeng UV-5R natively handles repeater setup, by specifying offset rather than transmit frequency BaoFeng UV-82L User FAQs NEWEST RADIO / FIRMWARE Q: Which is the Newest version of the UV-82L? A: The UV-82 is a recently released transceiver. Although similar to the UV-5R, this was not simply a rebranding. The size, design, options and software are unique to this radio. As with all transceivers, the newest firmware determines the newest radio
Turning off the Backlight of the Baofeng UV-5R Radio Author: Webmaster Published Date: The Baofeng radios recommended by the MO 3/2 are equipped with a backlight for the menu screen. This backlight can activate in various colors, such as blue, orange and purple whenever the radio transmits or receives Chris (NH7QH) at Hawaii Radio Sales sent me the following about the new Baofeng UV-5R. (On a side note, Chris is now also selling ham equipment via eBay.) Just got this email - looks like it is a TYT TH-F8 - same marks and all mono band, already FCC approved since a TYT. He also included a couple of pictures - see below How to save channel baofeng uv-5r Hi guys, I have a repeater set to channel 2. I tried to set the R-CTCSS and T-CTCSS tones both to 114.8 Hz. The R-CTCSS worked just fine, but no matter what I do the T-CTCSS won't let me change it. No matter what I do, the setting gets wiped to NONE the moment I exit the menu UV-5R vs BF-8+... I don't like the inverted LCD of the 8+. The TX audio is a bit better than the 5R. I don't miss the Band button. Intermod is a little better on the 8+. There are other Baofengs out there, I don't have experience with them, though, so I can't comment good or bad 1,214 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Jan 7, 2017. I was looking at acquiring another HT that is field programmable as a backup to my Yausu VX-7R. I have a Wouxun KG-UVA1X but it has to be pre-programmed via computer in order to be usable (no key pad on the radio). As I was digging around, I came across these Baofeng UV-5R radios on Amazon
What's Baofeng UV-5RX3 The best HT is the one that balances cost, functionality, and reliability. Given that these are all determined by the user's requirements, Radioddity has been listening to customers' voices and finally came out this UV-5RX3 with Baofeng. How nice to get a radio with 2M/1.25M/70CM all in one Only use cables from reputable Baofeng dealers such as RandL Electronics - USB02. There are many pirate ones on the internet. The UV-5R uses the Prolific USB-to-Serial port version 18.104.22.168.exe driver in Windows and Prolific Driver PL2303_v0.3.1 in Macs - see USB Cable Drivers. Turn the radio on then turn the volume control to minimum . The BF-F8HP has the latest N5R-340A firmware which is not available on any other model from BaoFeng. Let's dive in into the pros and cons of this nifty little unit Buying a pre-programmed Baofeng UV-5R from PrepComms UK will achieve several vital things. You will know that it has been programmed by someone with three decades of expertise in Radio Communications. Eight of these years with the Royal Air Force. A thorough pre-sale check before it is shipped to you
Programming Your Baofeng UV-5R Radio Simplex (Direct Radio to Radio) Manual Programming What You 1. Set your display to Frequency Mode from Channel Mode. (No channel listed to the right of the display) VFO/MR 2. Set your display to A. The triangle to the left of the frequencies will be on the top line and pointing up. 3 Ansicht Und Herunterladen Baofeng Uv-5R Serie Bedienungsanleitung Online. Uv-5R Serie Funkgeräte Pdf Anleitung Herunterladen. Auch Für: Gt-3 Serie, Uv-5R, Uv-5R+Plus, Uv-5R Ex, Gt-3, Uv-5Rtp, Gt-3Tp. form of individual calling. DCS is set with menus 10 R-DCS and 12 T-DCS. Using these features does NOT mean that others won't be able to. It is a major upgrade from its predecessor UV-5R, as there were too many technical issues to deal with. Compared to it, BF-F8H is a real treat. The 7 high gain Antenna boosts the reception and gives you an exceptional sound quality thats why we listed BF-F8HP as the best BaoFeng radio
It's not built to take abuse, and the stock antenna isn't great, but for $40 I can't complain. TX and RX audio are excellent. Programming by hand is not fun, but I got a cable for under $10 and the software is free. The Baofeng UV-5R won't replace my more expensive radios, but it's an excellent addition As closing comment, Baofeng/Kenwood accesories won't fit, the FT-4X has different battery and audio connectors. Antennas are interchageable and the Baofeng UV-5R can be charged in the Yaesu FT-4X desk charger (but not the other way around) Program the Baofeng UV-5R Manually. Notes. This radio is reasonably priced and works well for most applications. Consider buying two. You can't practice with just one. It may be wise for at least one person in each family to be licensed. Get licensed so you can feel free to practice using the radio before there is an emergency
. All of them gave me nice signal reports. I didn't do any spectral testing, but BTECH says that the amps have harmonic filters on the input that allow them to transmit a clean signal even if the input isn't as clean as you'd like. The AMP-V25 and AMP-U25 cost $88 Baofeng FB-F9 V2+ Ham Radio Modification: This Instructable addresses the following:1. My brief synopsis of the FB-F9 V2+ Baofeng H.T.2. Overview of the microphone modification that I made.3. Operation De-Glitz, (It was just a bit to shiny/blingy for my taste) The Baofeng radios, notably the UV-5R, UV-5RA, and UV-5RE, did not comply to these rules and on March 13, 2013 the FCC Enforcement Bureau received a complaint alleging that these models were capable of transmitting on land mobile frequencies using external controls and operating at power levels above those specified by
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