How do I program my BaoFeng radio to my computer?
Click Go to Radio on the menu bar and choose Download From Radio. Choose the COM Port number for the USB cable, the Vendor (Baofeng) and the model of the radio (such as UV-5R) from the drop down lists in the pop-up box. Your radio should be connected to the computer and CHIRP should now be able to communicate with it.
What channels should I program into my BaoFeng?
Select the desired channel (000 to 127) by pressing the up and down arrows. We recommend starting at channel 1, then 2, and so on. If a channel number has “CH-“ in front of it, that channel already has a frequency saved. Press MENU to save the frequency to the selected channel.
How do I download Chirp software?
Basic Procedure for Programming
- Start CHIRP and Click the Radio menu and choose Download From Radio.
- The Clone window opens.
- Select the serial port you intend to use from the drop down menu.
- Select the correct Vendor and (if necessary) the appropriate Model.
- Click OK to start the download process.
What is Chirp software?
CHIRP is a free, open-source tool for programming your amateur radio. It supports a large number of manufacturers and models, as well as provides a way to interface with multiple data sources and formats. To get started: Download CHIRP for your platform.
What is the difference between CTCSS and DCS?
CTCSS (Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System) uses continuous tones below 300 Hz whereas DCS (Digital-Coded System) uses digital data or encoded-words which are very unique and all encoded words can be used on the same channel without interference.
Is CHIRP radio software free?
software on this site to help keep CHIRP free! CHIRP is a free, open-source tool for programming your amateur radio. It supports a large number of manufacturers and models, as well as provides a way to interface with multiple data sources and formats.
Is CHIRP a free app?
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