Beyond the 3 power levels 1, 4, 8 watt it also includes. And that doesnt come as a surprise, considering how compact, affordable, and feature. Chirp chirp is free and open source programming software for many makes and models of radios, including baofeng. Baofeng uv5r programming software setting up to application. Baofeng pofung uv5r vip software uv5r f11 uv5ra uv5rc uv5r.
Uv 5r the uv 5r is a 4w1w vhfuhf radio covering 6174 and 400520 mhz early versions 400480 with a 7. About radioddity x baofeng rd 5r baofeng rd 5r is a cooperative model and rd represents radioddity, which is the only distributor to honor the manufacturer waranty. How to install the baofeng usb programming cable and software. Its a compact, handheld radio capable of transmitting with 4 watts of power across 6174 mhz and 400480 mhz frequencies. An exception is the uv 5rx3 radio being sold by main trading from paris texas. Baofeng radio us is the authorized distributor of baofeng products, introducing new range of baofeng radios. Baofeng pofung uv5r vip software uv5r f11 uv5ra uv5rc. A step not to be mist is to set the usb com port number within the application.
Bfb229 tonfa uv 985 the earliest known firmware bfb230 vhf band limit 6 mhz 174 mhz uhf band limit 400 mhz 480 mhz was 400. The baofeng uv 5r is a compact hand held transceiver providing 4 watts in the frequency range of 6 174 mhz and 400480 mhz. An idiots guide to programming your baofeng uv5r radio. The rd 5r will meet all your needs when using or learning dmr at the most costeffective pric e. Nov 08, 2015 these are some instructions i have put together to help you get your baofeng ht up and running with repeaters. Did confirm that my older uv 5r did allow chirp to read the program i have in it. Download the free programming software called chirp. Last night i tried to program the uv 5r 3 tribander. Rt systems bao 5r 3 software software program memories and other setting of the baofeng uv 5r 3 radio.
The application has a standard windows style tool bar. Program software for baofeng uv 5r windows 64 bit vip version. Aug 01, 2019 the baofeng uv5r is a popular twoband radio worldwide. For users that are new to portable programming, its difficult to program, due to a lack of baofeng s support and because of its poorly written user manual. How to check the firmware version of the baofeng uv5r. Chirp is a free, opensource tool for programming your amateur radio. Original baofeng usb programming cable with software cd for uv 5r series, bf888s and more. Baofeng radio us the official baofeng us distributor.
A video i made on how to programme the baofeng uv5r with chirp software and also how to solve usbcom port issues. I program them all the same way using a programming cable and chirp software from the same working profile. The safest bet for buying an official baofeng is to get the bff8hp from a reputable dealer including btech or baofeng directly. The bao5r software helps you program memory channels and menu settings of many baofeng uv5r radios variations.
Programming software rss for the baofeng uv 5r series of portable radios notes. As its said, 3 times the charm, and for baofeng that couldnt be more true. Radioddity x baofeng rd5r dmr digital ham amateur two way. Software will not work with the btech uv 5x3, the baofeng uv 5r 3, uv 5x mate uv 82, bff8 or bff8hp radios. The baofeng uv 5r is definitely the best device of its kind in this price range. Baofeng uv5r radio crackle issue please help jeffrey muehlfelder. We are the authorized distributor of baofeng products.
How to programme baofeng uv5r driver issues solved youtube. 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. In todays market, the baofeng uv5r is considered as one of the most popular choices when it comes to dualband handheld twoway radios. Tips on how to best configure and use your baofeng uv5r. An idiots guide to programming your baofeng uv5r radio by. This guide is a perfect support to navigate the baofeng uv 5r instruction jungle. Browse the specifications and features of latest models of uv 5r baofeng radios at baofengradio.
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. Baofeng uv5r variants the baofeng uv5r is the basis for many other models. This time baofeng had a little help from another brand. The baofeng uv 5r is a great cheap little radio, but its notoriously difficult to use, with poor documentation. 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. The baofeng uv5r is one of the most popular dual band handheld two. Baofeng fans often want to know what firmware version is on their amateur radios.
Operating system selection available when adding to cart. Oct 04, 2019 how to manually program a baofeng uv5r. Works with windows 7 32 and 64 bit, windows 8 or 8. How to program baofeng uv5r series with programming software. 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. Here are some tips and resources ive found to help me use them. Note that some cables are for the baby brother of the uv 5r the uv 3r dont get that it uses a different connector. Rt systems bao 5r 3 software software program memories and other setting of the baofeng uv5r 3 radio. The programming software is called chirp, and it is freely available online. All bf series uv series gt series dm 5r plus mobile car radio. The only thing you must buy for your baofeng uv 5r programming. The kmc series adhere to the principle that wisdom creates technology. Page 1 baofeng uv 5r stepbystep programming guide also applies to uv 5ra, uv 5x3, uv 5rax, gt3, bff8, bff9 noji ratzlaff set the radio to communicate with a repeater at 146. The following have been recorded based on factory firmware revisions.
While the frequency can be entered in the baofeng uv5r and similar radios by just punching in numbers it is also possible to save it as a channel for easy access at any timesee below. How to check the firmware version of the baofeng uv5r the firmware version displayed on the lcd display isnt necessarily the one thats actually in the radio. I am using a uv 5re plus, but these instructions will be very similar to other. If youre buying a uv 5r in 2020, it is most likely a knockoff made by someone other than baofeng. Sep 21, 2016 baofeng dm 5r dmr digital radio vhfuhf 6174400480mhz 2000mah high capacity battery high powerlow power 21cm dual band antenna 8level stepped frequency selection auto power saving function,superlong standby compatibility of digital and analog under dmr system. Manually programing your baofeng uv5ra dual band transceiver by bob peterson ke7rap, randall jones ae7rj and jack tiley ad7fo 1. Baofeng, btech bl5l 3800mah liion battery pack, high capacity extended battery for uv 5x3, bff8hp, and uv 5r radios bl5 baofeng battery series 4. Works only with the rt systems usbk4y cable as shown below. Uv5r radio software rt systems radio programming software. If you are searching for the most economical option, this one should satisfy your requirements. Was averaging about 6 to 7 miles with the antenna that came with the baofeng uv 5r radio. Programming your baofeng uv5r radio chirp software. How to install the baofeng usb programming cable and software installing the baofeng programming cable can be relatively easy, if you know how.
There is, in most cases, almost no actual difference between the variants, which is very confusing for customers. And theres no need to pay extra money to get the cable and software. I bought baofeng uv 5r for my uncle he is long time radio amateur and he wanted to try out cheap baofeng radios. Just get the cable, because the baofeng software it comes with is only slightly better than the baofeng manual the radio comes with. Baofeng support your home page for everything baofeng. First thing i changed it put a dual band 19 inch long antenna. What range can i reasonably expect using a baofeng uv5r. The baofeng uv 5r is a popular twoband radio worldwide. The rd 5r continues the classic functions of uv 5r s fm analog radio and vfo mode. Uv 5r,5ra, 5r plus,5re,bf f8hp, bf888s, uv82hp, 5rx3 and lanyard mirkit 4. About radioddity x baofeng rd5r baofeng rd5r is a cooperative model and rd represents radioddity, which is the only distributor to honor the manufacturer waranty.
In this post well show you some simple manual programming using the keypad on the baofeng uv5r. Once you have overcome all those little problems, its time to start programming your uv5r. File, edit, program, communication, language and exit. This video is a short tutorial how you can program your baofeng via.
Any vendor that purchases a large quantity of radios can have a private label and in some cases, firmware version applied to the radio. Turning off the lighting in the display, and all beeps and bells and whistles. Page 1 baofeng uv5r stepbystep programming guide also applies to uv5ra, uv5x3, uv5rax, gt3, bff8, bff9 noji ratzlaff set the radio to communicate with a repeater at 146. After punching in some frequencies, set the radio up for a tactical operations by. To resolve the potential conflict and avoid confusion, danny feemster from buy two way radios. The programming software for baofeng uv 5r is called chirp, and you can download it for free from the web. 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. It supports a large number of manufacturers and models, as well as provides a way to interface with multiple data sources and formats. Many have reported the uv 5r will operate outside of these band limit on the 4 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. Baofeng bff8 and uv 5r series programming software. 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. They can receive and transmit a variety of frequencies including those used by weather radios and the often.
Miklor software, drivers, guides and faqs for baofeng and other chinese radios. This is the baofeng original programming usb cable which will allow you connect the radio directly to a computer or a laptop, provide efficient and stable transmission of information. The model is there, but it is not pertinent as i am wondering if the frequency is somehow coded or modulated in a way that a baofeng uv5r is not designed to receive due to regulations against just anyone being able to receive the transmissions. Baofeng uv 5r firmware release upgrades recorded by jim kc9hi updated june 2016. How to manually program the baofeng uv5r from the keypad. Why the radio was setup this way i dont know, but that is one of the peculiarities of the baofeng uv 5r radios and why most people opt for the usb programming cable. The bao 5r radio programmer is available for either windows os or mac os. Before loading any software, you must verify your current firmware release. Here you will find user manuals, device drivers and softwares for a wide range of our products. Baofeng programming cable for uv 5r and uv 82 for two way ham portable radios. The firmware chip is fixed and cannot be reflashed.
All information, software, etc is provided in good faith and at your risk. Baofeng information site, pofung uv5r uvb5, uv82, ham radio. The baofeng support homepage is your starting point for help with baofeng products, featuring software, manuals, support downloads, tech specs, troubleshooting pages, and tutorials. Programming the baofeng uv5r for common frequencies. The result was a great radio, branded under two names, one for baofeng dm 5r v3, the other for the helper brand rd 5r. Load only the software designed for your firmware release. The rd5r will meet all your needs when using or learning dmr at the most costeffective pric e. Since the uv5r series share the same manufacture programming software and chirp support most of baofeng uv5r models, this. The rd5r continues the classic functions of uv5rs fm analog radio and vfo mode. How to check the firmware version of the baofeng uv 5r the firmware version displayed on the lcd display isnt necessarily the one thats actually in the radio. This is a collection of known resources for the popular uv 5r and other models of baofeng two way radios. Software alles bequem am pc in wenigen minuten einrichten kann. Two way radio forum a public support forum for all types of two way radios, including the baofeng uv 5r and its variants. Baofeng uv5r radio crackle issue please help youtube.
The next generation uv 5r the bff8hp is a dual band handheld radio that improves on the uv 5r with more transmit power based on a new generation chipset along with new concierge service. I did the radio side plug mod of trimming the edge that plugs into the radio. For many users who are new to programming portables, it is also one of the most challenging to program, primarily due to a poorly written user manual and an all but complete lack of support from its manufacturer, baofeng. Uv5r the uv5r is a 4w1w vhfuhf radio covering 6174 and 400520 mhz early versions 400480 with a 7. The baofeng uv 5r and similar radios are very useful tools. This programming cable also compatible with a wide variety of portable. Baofeng uv5r programming with chirp software or keypad. Users have reported that this download is compatible with the indicated operating systems but an x does not necessarily mean it isnt. Can a baofeng uv5r receive airport radio transmissions. The baofeng uv 5r is one of the most popular dual band handheld two way radios on the market worldwide.
With all of the handheld twoway radio options that are available, it can seem like choosing the right one is nearly impossible. If you are a vendor and want to have your radio supported by chirp, please see informationforvendors. Mac osx and linux users are recommended to use a virtual machine to run the vip windows programming software. It is a compact, economical ht that includes special vhf receive band from 65 108 mhz which includes the regular fm broadcast band.1522 294 1164 1595 923 436 1291 1076 1013 1008 961 774 75 943 981 1365 211 486 221 343 1533 213 165 27 38 1496 1081 206 159 380 426 921 1125 1510 1012 1366 381 1469 1654 370 756 126 15 240 1024 881 1487 829