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Baofeng BF-UVF10

Added by Tim B over 4 years ago. Updated almost 4 years ago.

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Closed
Priority:
Normal
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Start date:
12/31/2019
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Can you please add programming support for the baofeng BF-UVF10


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debug.log (24.9 KB) debug.log Tim B, 01/05/2020 11:58 AM

Related issues

Related to Bug #7497: Baofeng BF-UVF10 no responseClosed12/28/2019

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Has duplicate New Model #7501: Baofeng BF-UVF10Closed12/29/2019

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Has duplicate Bug #7881: Baofeng BF-UVF10Closed05/16/2020

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Actions #1

Updated by Jim Unroe over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback

The BF-UVF10 looks like another one of many so-called "waterproof" model variants. It most likely is already supported. Try...

Vendor: Baofeng
Model: UV-82WP

Jim KC9HI

Actions #2

Updated by Tim B over 4 years ago

Nope. Doesn't work. Ive tried all the firmware in the chirp program, none work. The error I get is something like "error that's not the amount of data we were expecting".

Actions #3

Updated by Jim Unroe over 4 years ago

Attach the debug.log file.

Jim KC9HI

Actions #4

Updated by Tim B over 4 years ago

Where do I find this file ?

Actions #5

Updated by Tim B over 4 years ago

Found it.

Actions #6

Updated by Jim Unroe over 4 years ago

Thanks for adding the debug.log file. CHIRP is getting nothing from your radio. This is most likely a problem with the programming cable or its connection to the radio. But it can be that your radio requires a different string sent to it to initiate the cloning process. The only way to figure that out would be to locate the "factory" programming software and get it working.

I worked with someone yesterday with the same issue. It turned out to be a wire in the connector that attached to the radio was not soldered at the factory.

Jim KC9HI

Actions #7

Updated by Bernhard Hailer about 4 years ago

  • Subject changed from [REQUEST] Please add BF-UVF10 to Baofeng BF-UVF10
  • Priority changed from High to Normal
  • Target version set to chirp-legacy
Actions #8

Updated by Bernhard Hailer almost 4 years ago

Any progress with checking your cable?

Actions #9

Updated by Seamus O'Keeffe almost 4 years ago

Hey guys I'm having the same problem, did you find a solution?

Actions #10

Updated by Bernhard Hailer almost 4 years ago

Hi Seamus, please check the previous comments and follow the advice.
Could you please provide a debug log as described in the Wiki: "How To Report Issues"? Thanks!

Actions #11

Updated by Bernhard Hailer almost 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed

Radio is supported, use Baofeng UV-82WP in Chirp.

Actions #12

Updated by Christopher Lameter almost 4 years ago

The UV-82WP does not support the 220MHZ range. The UVF10 does support it. Can that be added?

Actions #13

Updated by Christopher Lameter almost 4 years ago

And yes aside from the 220MHZ (1.5 meter band) support UV-82WP does work fine for the UVF10

Actions #14

Updated by Jim Unroe almost 4 years ago

Christopher Lameter wrote:

The UV-82WP does not support the 220MHZ range. The UVF10 does support it. Can that be added?

Christopher,

You should try using Model: UV-82III or Model: BF-A58S to get support for the 220 MHz band.

Jim KC9HI

Actions #15

Updated by Christopher Lameter almost 4 years ago

BF-A58S allows me to set up and download 220Mhz channels but it does not show that range in Settings/Other Settings as an additional VHF range like on other baofeng handhelds.

The same is true for UV-82III. What is the difference between the two?

Actions #16

Updated by Jim Unroe almost 4 years ago

Because of the way Baofeng implemented it in their radios. They just expanded the VHF band to cover from 130 to 260 MHz. Only the BTECH UV-5X3 (not made by Baofeng) added the 1-1/4 meter band as a 3rd separate band (and 3 separate groups of squelch thresholds).

Jim KC9HI

Actions #17

Updated by Christopher Lameter almost 4 years ago

I cannot increase the VHF range beyond 179 mhz using BF-A58S. The QVT KD8900R has VHF2 low and high and that is missing from BF-A58S.

Actions #18

Updated by Jim Unroe almost 4 years ago

Christopher Lameter wrote:

I cannot increase the VHF range beyond 179 mhz using BF-A58S. The QVT KD8900R has VHF2 low and high and that is missing from BF-A58S.

The tri-band BF-A58S (not to be confused with the dual-band BF-A58) has the VHF band limits set from the factory to: LOW VHF=136 and HIGH VHF=260. Then the firmware blanks out use from 179.000 to 220.000 MHz. This gives the radio 2 VHF bands covering 136.000-179.000 MHz and 220.000-260.000 MHz. This is how all the tri-band Baofeng models work.

Jim KC9HI

Actions #19

Updated by Christopher Lameter almost 4 years ago

Confusing. Can the firmware be modified? I guess then the QYT radio is not baofeng? The relationship between all these companies seemingly using the same underlying hardware is pretty confusing.

Actions #20

Updated by Jim Unroe almost 4 years ago

Christopher Lameter wrote:

Confusing. Can the firmware be modified? I guess then the QYT radio is not baofeng? The relationship between all these companies seemingly using the same underlying hardware is pretty confusing.

Contact me at jru.chirp@kc9hi.net and I will try to help you out.

Jim

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