BAOFENG UV-5R PROGRAMING HELP NEEDED PLEASE

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BAOFENG UV-5R PROGRAMING HELP NEEDED PLEASE

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I HAVE JUST BOUGHT A SETUP DISC AND SOFTWARE TO SET UP MY BAOFENG UV-5R RADIO AND IT WILL NOT WORK ? I AM TRYING TO ENTER VHF MARINE FREQUENCIES ANYONE GOT ANY THOUGHTS AS TO WHY I AM NOT HAVING ANY LUCK SO FAR ?? SO HELP NEEDED PLEASE
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Give it a go with chirp. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftwlYMzEjeA

Also, if you got a really cheap programming cable with a fake Prolific chip in it, the drivers won't load properly. Have a look in device manager under com ports and check.
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I've only programmed mine via the keypad, sorry that's of no help.

I have the programming lead which came with my 888s, I wonder if that'll work.
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Otter wrote: 27 Jul 2020, 17:07 Give it a go with chirp.
This was the advice offered in his previous thread but looks like he ignored that one too.
my friend grafter, seems like you are using a very offensive tone in the reply.
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grafter wrote: 28 Jul 2020, 20:45
Otter wrote: 27 Jul 2020, 17:07 Give it a go with chirp.
This was the advice offered in his previous thread but looks like he ignored that one too.
He posts endless help threads. He rarely responds to them or follows the advice given, He'll probably start another thread on the same subject next week
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Ah, OK. I didn't see a previous post. I just went through a load of grief (fake prolific chip) trying to program up an FT-897 for pmr channels, so I thought I could be useful.
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I think marine bands may be out of range for the UV5R?

I programmed mine from the keypad for the amateur repeaters, didn't have an issue at all setting it up.
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