Download each radios image into their own tab then copy the memories. How to program the baofeng uv5r or bff8hp in chirp for. Oct 11, 2019 amateur radio, chirp software, driver issue, driver issue. To the best of our knowledge, this software is correct. Chirp is free open source software anyone can download. The most popular versions among the software users are 2.
Software will not work with the btech uv5x3, the baofeng uv5r3, uv5x mate uv82, bf f8 or bf f8hp radios. High power will import as mid power in the bff8hp the closest matching power level. How to program a baofeng ham radio with chirp thesmokinape. Odds are if you go back to device manager youll find an exclamation mark on your port. Return to chirp and click the radio menu and choose download from radio 6. However, the developers of chirp ensured the baofeng bff8hp is one of the radios supported in the latest daily build. Baofeng usb programming cable for baofeng uv5r,bff8hp, bf888s,uv82hp,gt3 handheld ham radio transceiver ham two way radio with driver cd 4.
Baofeng bff8hp uv5r 3rd gen 8watt dual band twoway radio first of all, the sma connector is likely opposite of what you would expect. View attachment 98271 i have it programmed into chirp. The radio is extremely easy to program with chirp software. Baofeng bf f8 and uv5r series programming software. Baofeng programming with chirp uv5r and bff8hp youtube. It is now the recommended choice for those using chirp on macos. On the test radio, the uhf range was set at 400479.
Meantime, in case i need to transmit or theres a delivery delay for the cable, how do i set up the tone for the local repeaters. From gmrs repeater directory i have the following info for a repeater i should be able to hit. Baofeng bf f8hp uv5r 3rd gen 8watt dual band twoway radio first of all, the sma connector is likely opposite of what you would expect. Since my distance qso on 70cm, i have wanted a little more power for those hard to reach repeaters especially on 2m, and the tripower bff8hp based baofeng radios seemed like a. Nov 14, 2014 there are two bf f8hp programming softwares available. Thus, chirp is versioned by the date on which it was created, which makes it easy to determine if you have an older build. After this update and adjusting the squelch levels, intermod is almost completely gone. The baofeng service settings of the chirp software are explained on the chirp site. In this baofeng bff8hp programming tutorial we will be using chirp software to program ham radio. Baofeng bff8hp is a radio with one builtin receiver but can watch two channels semi duplex. Baofeng uv5r programming with chirp software or keypad. The common filenames for the programs installer are chirp. With your radio turned off, connect your radio to your computer using the baofeng uv5r. The bff8hp is a dual band handheld radio that improves on the uv5r with more transmit power based on a new generation chipset along with new concierge service.
The reason i ask is because if there are no significant changes to chirp that directly affect my bff8hp radio, frequently updating the daily to make sure i always have the latest becomes a waste of time and bandwidth. It is the higher of the two for a complete chirp guide, go to chirp software. Gain access to the settings of baofeng bff8hp portable radio devices. Survival channels for baofeng programming shtfhamfrspmr. I have seen a few suggestions for other baofeng radios e. If you are a vendor and want to have your radio supported by chirp, please see informationforvendors. Open the chirp software, click on radio then choose download from radio. My question is since i dont have a ham license yet im afraid i might accidentally transmit on my bff8hp and want to know how can i disable the ptt button. We dont put experimental things into chirp before they are ready, except where. 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. Jan 22, 2015 this is a software modification that resets the squelch to enable higher tighter levels of squelch, controlled by the baofeng radios squelch setting.
Programming the unit software before you start using the device, youd have to download the chirp software by connecting it to a computer. Is there a free programming software for this radio i. I have tried to search for it on the kc9hi chirp recovery site but i could not located it. Baofeng usb programming cable for baofeng uv5r, bf f8hp, bf 888s,uv82hp,gt3 handheld ham radio transceiver ham two way radio with driver cd 4. I just got this new 2m70cm handheld, my first ham rig. Mac osx and linux users are recommended to use a virtual machine to run the vip windows programming software. May 22, 2017 luckily chirp has a recent update that allows you to adjust the squelch levels for most uv5r based radios, including the bf f8hp. Programming tutorial for the baofeng uv5r or bff8hp using chirp software. In this baofeng bff8hp programming tutorial we will be using chirp software to program ham. Large numbers of nonhams are using it in the gmrs service at higher power levels than allowed.
Easily program a baofeng radio with chirp to store all the channels you need quickly and easily. As of this writing, chirp daily20151126 appears to work flawlessly with my bff8hp radio. Chirp is a free, opensource tool for programming your amateur radio. I neglected to order the computer connection cable with the radio its on the way, and ive already installed the chirp software on my linux desktop computer. Low power of the uv5r will be low power in the bff8hp. When the radio box opens select the com port your radio is connected to. I have a baofeng bf f8hp with a nagoya na701 antenna, and im using the latest version of chirp daily20190205 to program it. Latest baofeng uv5r series baofeng radio baofeng tech. Programming the baofeng bf f8hp radio using chirp youtube. Recovery using chirp software 1 load the latest chirp daily developmental build software. All the settings of the radio including tones, that annoying voice announcement, colors, repeater frequencies and even the opening message can be set and saved in the programmer. A 150450 model can not be made to operate on 150220. Vip software is designed for windows operating systems.
Monitor two different frequencies on different bands. The easiest way to clone two radios with different firmware is by using chirp. Its used for programming a wide range of amateur radios of different makes and models, and in multiple formats and data sources. An exception is the uv5rx3 radio being sold by main trading from paris texas. Were going to program a baofeng radio with chirp software. Baofeng bff8hp vip programming software baofeng uv82 and uv82x series. Any time we make a change to chirp, a build is created for it the next day. This will make it easy to try all the options and see which ones work for you. You can give channels alphanumeric names, using a computer. The baof8 software helps you program memory channels and menu settings of the baofeng bff8 radio. It supports a large number of manufacturers and models, as well as provides a way to interface with multiple data sources and formats. We will not be responsible for damage caused by improper loading.
For example, i have a baofeng gt3tp, but it is not on the list, so i have to select the bf f8hp model. Hi, i was wondering if anyone has a chirp factory image file for a baofeng bf f8hp. I use chirp software to program bf f8hp, uv5x3 and the vx6r, all 3 program via software without issue. Baofeng bff8hp is a dual watch radio at a reasonable price. Im trying to program my boafeng bff8hp with the chirp software, but as i have to do, download. Hi, i was wondering if anyone has a chirp factory image file for a baofeng bff8hp. The bf f8hp is a dual band handheld radio that improves on the uv5r with more transmit power based on a new generation chipset along with new concierge service. Chirp is distributed as a series of automaticallygenerated builds. The chirp software is easy to use and you can not only program repeaters but you can update all the radio settings. This software has been made available as a courtesy to our readers. You can program your bf f8hp exactly how you want it. I couldnt get the bff8hp for a reasonable price in the uk, so i opted for its close family member the gaudy yellow gt3. You can add or remove channels from scanning list using the free computer software. This program is an intellectual property of plum canary corporation.
It offers an easy to use interface compatible with windows, mac, and linux pcs. The original now called the macos legacy application build is still available, but can only be run on macos versions prior to catalina that still support 32bit applications. I have a baofeng bff8hp with a nagoya na701 antenna, and im using the latest version of chirp daily20190205 to program it. When using chirp software to program the radio, i had success selecting, bff8hp from the radio dropdown menu i believe that the hardware inside the uv5rtp is the same as the bff8hp since uv5rtp was not an option. I would do that, except it seems that anyone that purchases a certain minimum quantity of the uv5r can have a custom case and whatever they want printed on the badge. I use chirp software to program bff8hp, uv5x3 and the vx6r, all 3 program via software without issue. This is the only cable i recommend you buy for programming any baofeng radios. I have been doing some research and by using the chirp software i read in another forum that i have to set duplex to off. This is a software modification that resets the squelch to enable higher tighter levels of squelch, controlled by the baofeng radios squelch setting. Program the baofeng bff8hp chirp software baofeng f. Just a quick video showing how easy it is to program repeater information into a baofeng ham hand held radio. System utilities downloads uv6 uv7 series by baofeng and many more programs are available for instant and free download. And going from the bff8hp to the uv5r or uv82, high and mid will be translated to high.
This is the only cable i recommend you buy for programming any baofeng radios as. Download each radios image into their own tab then copy the memories from one tab to the other tab then upload it to the radio. Programming your baofeng uv5r radio chirp software. Select aofeng as the vendor and uv5r or bff8hp as the model. Gmrs two way radio gmrs repeater compatible with dual band vhfuhf scanning receiver dual watch baofeng uv82hp. Baofeng bff8hp uv5r 3rd gen 8watt dual band twoway. Jul 04, 2019 programming the unitsoftware before you start using the device, youd have to download the chirp software by connecting it to a computer. If you travel, using chirp will make it easy to set up your radio for wherever you travel to. The radio has 3 power levels 8 watt maximum, allowing you to choose how far you can communicate. The baof8 software helps you program memory channels and menu settings of the baofeng bf f8 radio. Turn on your radio and wait for radio activity to stop if any this may take several seconds. Has anyone had any luck with configuring rx only channels in a baofeng bff8hp with or without chirp. Fixing the baofeng squelch levels uv5r uv82 f8hp series. Baofeng radio programming software download homepage, chirp.824 448 1524 1515 1533 1251 841 1185 563 1547 1221 1277 552 1491 951 1040 749 1175 64 469 1314 735 1409 1570 441 782 760 1583 1026 1534 13 700 697 470 721 1184 1447 563 962 1102 1091 274 1225 555 706 31 228 566 1106 1213 558