I installed the software in my win7 laptop and connected it to the cable and ran the program for the uv5r. Even though it is for a uv 3r, the device driver is the same for the 3 and 5. Programming the baofeng uv 5r this little dual band plus broadcast band transceiver is amazing value for money. The case is totally different, and the keypad has the zero at the bottom, which corrects on the the most annoying things about the 5r. Before loading any software, you must verify your current firmware release. 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. I removed the program, restarted the laptop and re. Since its introduction the uv5r has seen a massive success.
The uv5r has seen 2 major changes since its launch with the second generation being signified by bfb297 firmware 2nd gen. Page 2 baofeng uv5ra quick start guide if displayed reverse function enabled if displayed narrowband enabled amount of battery charge remaining. Power transistor, true 8w output power, longer effective talking range. Rt systems bao5r programming software makes it easy to manage memory channel information and other menu settings of the baofeng uv 5r radios in many variations click here for more information on the windows version and general details of how the programmers work on either operating system. Due to the wide variety of baofeng uv5r firmware versions, be sure you are using the correct one for your radio, either chirp, baofeng oem or baofeng vip or you will end up with a non working radio. The application has a standard windows style tool bar. Baofeng pofung uv5r vip software uv5r f11 uv5ra uv5rc. Chirp allows you to select values up to 123, however anything much over 105 will not open the squelch. The mission of this site is to scour the web for all things baofeng and organize them into one central page so you can quickly and easily find what you need to get and stay on the air with your radio.
The bao5r radio programmer is available for either windows os or mac os. The featurerich, highend segment, handheld amateur radio from the house of baofeng, boasts to be its flagship model. Baofeng uv5r programming software is available on line from sinotel uk online download and from rt systems inc on a cd you have to buy the matching computer interface lead in both cases but its only free from sinotel if you buy the rig from them its in the price of the rig and you have to buy both the software and the matching lead from rt systems. I just got a baofeng uv 5r handheld radio, along with a longer antenna, battery eliminator and the programming cable and the software. I even tried installing a recommended, older, driver for the pl2303 usb cable chipset. The baofeng uv 5rtp is the upgraded version of uv 5r with tripower 841w. The uv 5r has seen 2 major changes since its launch with the second generation being signified by bfb297 firmware 2nd gen.
Baofeng programming software software free download. My local repeater is approx 68 miles away i in a valley also. Page 3 baofeng uv5ra quick start guide right contact negative contact. Many oem models also work as other types, so experiment. A step not to be mist is to set the usb com port number within the application. I get the screen for the program but all i see is marks where the letters are supposed to be. I purchased the programming cable to try to rewrite the settings, but this does not work. Software will not work with the btech uv5x3, the baofeng uv5r3, uv5x mate uv82, bff8 or bff8hp radios. Read the current configuration from the radio for editing or start from scratch in a new file.
Baofeng programming software rapid sequencer programming software v. The uv 5r has forty menu items, i have only covered the critical ones to ensure successful manual programming. This is a collection of known resources for the popular uv 5r and other models of baofeng two way radios. Some models of baofeng present as a different type, eg. A video i made on how to programme the baofeng uv5r with chirp software and also how to solve usbcom port issues. An exception is the uv5rx3 radio being sold by main trading from paris texas. Uv5r programmer lies within system utilities, more precisely device assistants. I know these are cheap units, but i do not like discarding electronics so casually. Here is how uv5r compares with other baofeng radios. Due to the wide variety of baofeng uv 5r firmware versions, be sure you are using the correct one for your radio, either chirp, baofeng oem or baofeng vip or you will end up with a non working radio. Baofeng programming software freeware free download baofeng. System utilities downloads uv 6 uv 7 series by baofeng and many more programs are available for instant and free download. How to programme baofeng uv5r driver issues solved youtube.
It supports a large number of manufacturers and models, as well as provides a way to interface with multiple data sources and formats. The uv5rtp is also a bff8hp but may work as a uv5r. Baofeng handheld btech mobile radio programming software. Since its introduction the uv 5r has seen a massive success. Baofeng uv5rhp 6174400520mhz tripower 148 w fm ham twoway radio. Once youve downloaded your radios settings, select filesave to create an image file of the radio to your computer. Jul 25, 2016 i erred on the side of caution and bought the baofeng made programming cable. Our antivirus analysis shows that this download is safe.
It seemed like a low risk way to get back into the hobby. Given the issues discussed here, understand that you are pretty much on your own for programming, but pretty competitive prices can be found at this link. Rt systems software is all usa based and designed with the editing demands. Not to mention that baofeng more often than not includes a perfectly good ftdi usb data cable with the various uv5rs. Baofeng uv5rtp 6174400520mhz h p 148 w fm ham twoway radio. Baofeng support your home page for everything baofeng. Spreadsheet layout with many point and click options. If you are a vendor and want to have your radio supported by chirp, please see informationforvendors. I installed the software in my win7 laptop and connected it to the cable and ran the program for the uv 5r. My question was i thinking of buying the baofeng uv5r but then i seen the uv5rtp 8watt version, would a extra 4 watts make a difference or would i be better off getting uv5r and a decent anttena.
Tim kirby, g4vxe, is a regular contributor to and writes from oxfordshire, england. Triple txrx power 148 watt longer distance uv5rhp tripower 148 watt long range transceiver. As its designed for commercial and pmr use in addition to amateur radio, theres nothing to stop it from transmitting outside of any particular band so care needs to be taken when programming the transmit frequencies parameters. 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.
In same conditions, how much different distance range will we get. This video will show you the basics, you are mostly familiar with the uv 5r, also a test on my power meter compared to the original uv 5r. Manually programing your baofeng uv5ra dual band transceiver by bob peterson ke7rap, randall jones ae7rj and jack tiley ad7fo 1. For programming, i use chirp, which is pretty easy to use.
Baofeng handheld two way radios are well known among amateur radio operators everywhere. Baofeng baofeng uv5rtp high tripower 148w walkie talkie. Rt systems develops the premier software for baofeng uv5r handheld radios. This video will show you the basics, you are mostly familiar with the uv5r, also a test on my power meter compared to the original uv5r. Baofeng uv5r programming software setting up to application. Internally, this radio is almost identical to the uv5r. Amateur radio stack exchange is a question and answer site for amateur radio enthusiasts. It supports more than just baofeng radios, so its nice to only have to use one program for my various radios. When connected, the greenlight turns off, but is not detected by the software. Software will not work with the btech uv 5x3, the baofeng uv 5r3, uv 5x mate uv 82, bff8 or bff8hp radios. Baofeng introduced the uv5r dual band, dual display radio in 2012. Reviews generally say it is an ok radio, especially for a beginner. Programming the baofeng uv5r this little dual band plus broadcast band transceiver is amazing value for money.
The size of the latest downloadable installation package is 2. I uploaded the win7 device drivers to the files section of the uv3r yahoo group, so join that group and they are there. This works for all firmware versions, but tdr must be set to off on firmware versions bfb251 and lower. Baofeng programming software freeware free download. 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. Once you have overcome all those little problems, its time to start programming your uv5r. I just got a baofeng uv5r handheld radio, along with a longer antenna, battery eliminator and the programming cable and the software. My question was i thinking of buying the baofeng uv 5r but then i seen the uv 5rtp 8watt version, would a extra 4 watts make a difference or would i be better off getting uv 5r and a decent anttena. Rt systems bao5r programming software makes it easy to manage memory channel information and other menu settings of the baofeng uv5r radios in many variations click here for more information on the windows version and general details of how the programmers work on either operating system. The transceiver is a microminiature multiband fm transceiver with extensive receive frequency coverage, providing localarea twoway amateur communications along with unmatched monitoring capability. The frequncy of the uv5rtp radio has been set as 140150430440mhz when it was manufactured. Programming software rss for the baofeng uv5r series of portable radios notes. Baofeng uv5r programming with chirp software or keypad.
Miklor software, drivers, guides and faqs for baofeng and other chinese radios. Programming software rss for the baofeng uv 5r series of portable radios notes. Baofeng uv 5rtp 6174400520mhz h p 148 w fm ham twoway radio. An exception is the uv 5rx3 radio being sold by main trading from paris texas. The frequncy of the uv 5rtp radio has been set as 140150430440mhz when it was manufactured. Enter 146520 while in frequency mode to vfoa step 2. Lab cannot be held responsible for unauthorised use of this radio in your country. Triple txrx power 148 watt longer distance uv5rtp tripower 148 watt long range transceiver. Mar 27, 2012 i uploaded the win7 device drivers to the files section of the uv 3r yahoo group, so join that group and they are there. The antenna is an upgrade from the stock uv5r antenna, although it really didnt have a noticeable difference in use. Chirp allows you to select values up to 123, however anything much over 105 will not. Then, please use the the baofeng official software not chirp for programming.
How to program baofeng uv5ruv82 without usb cable for programming ham radio repeaters. Enter 001 use the keypad or scroll to it with arrow keys. Baofeng uv 5rhp 6174400520mhz tripower 148 w fm ham twoway radio. Chirp is a free, opensource tool for programming your amateur radio. Baofeng baofeng uv5rhp high power 8w dual band tripower. Baofeng uv 5r programming software chirp jobs, employment. Frequency can be further reached to 470520mhz by programming cable and software. In order to use the 6174400520mhz, customers need to do the factory reset first.
Press the menu button, type 40, and then the radio will be reset. I fired up my windows 7 machine to use the recommended vip programming software and it didnt recognise the usb programming cable. Using the settings below spreads the range from 2105. Baofeng uv5r baofeng uv5r baofeng uv5r baofeng uv5r baofeng uv5r baofeng uv5r baofeng uv5r baofeng uv5r a special thanks to all contributors to this site.
Here you will find user manuals, device drivers and softwares for a wide range of our products. I would like to share the results of programming my new baofeng uv5rh on my mac running os x yosemite 10. Programming your baofeng uv5r radio chirp software. Most standard factory levels range from a low of 1422 to a high of 4048, both of which are low, and offer very little variation of squelch levels. So upgrade to the latest daily build as soon as you can. By the way, there is a uv 3r group and also a baofeng uv 5r group. Users have reported that this download is compatible with the indicated operating systems but an x. Click here for manual keypad programming for the uv5r. Press menu 27 mem channel appears on display step 3. File, edit, program, communication, language and exit.
Bao5r programming software only for the baofeng uv5r ht. Two way radio forum a public support forum for all types of two way radios, including the baofeng uv5r and its variants. Baofeng introduced the uv 5r dual band, dual display radio in 2012. System utilities downloads uv6 uv7 series by baofeng and many more programs are available for instant and free download.
I hope this information helps other radio amateurs understand and successfully program the baofeng uv 5r. Programming with computer and software is easier, but has its problems. John k3nxu uvb5 uv b5 uvb5 uv b5 uvb5 uv b5 uvb5 uv b5 uvb5 uv b5 uvb5 uv b5 uvb5 uv b5. John k3nxu uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5 uvb5. Users have reported that this download is compatible with the indicated operating systems but an x does not necessarily mean it isnt. Uv 5r programmer lies within system utilities, more precisely device assistants. How to install the baofeng usb programming cable and software. Coflash has an intuitive user interface with a traditional windows graphical user interface gui, and a command line mode as well. Operating system selection available when adding to cart. Chirp chirp is free and open source programming software for many makes and models of radios, including baofeng.488 597 1348 1282 501 1349 191 468 242 832 1434 1453 152 1056 334 563 938 711 1289 580 1151 31 1369 967 1329 477 541 653 1287 399 301 66 282 397 807 20 965 471 91 1113 411 1154 364 530 199 296 100