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Free Radio Programming software

Postby jj » Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:00 pm

There is Open Source radio programming software that works for just about any radio I know of . We could set up all of our frequencies and then get everyones radios programmed. Chirp works for just about any radio (see list below).

Adding a new site with tutorials on radio setups as well as the latest version of the software (5/16/18)

http://chirpsoftware.com/

http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/Home

http://www.hamradioandvision.com/chirp- ... g-program/

http://www.miklor.com/uv5r/UV5R-CHIRP.html

Is your radio missing from this list???

AnyTone

AT-5888UV
Also includes the Intek HR-2040
Also includes the Polmar DB-50M
Also includes the Powerwerx DB-750

Alinco

DR-03T
DR-06T
DR135T
DR235T
DR435T
DJ596T
DJ175T
DJ-G7EG

Baiston

BST-2100 (use Baofeng BF-888)

Baofeng/Pofung

F-11
GT-3WP
UV-3R
UV-5R and variants (2 power levels)
UV-6
UV-6R
UV-82/82L/82X
Also includes the GT-5
UV-82C
UV-82HP/82DX/82HX (3 power levels)
Also includes the GT-5TP
UV-82WP
UV-B5/B6
Also includes the BF-V85
BF-666S/777S/888S
Also includes the GT-1
BF-A58
BF-F8HP (3 power levels)
Also includes the BF-F9V2+
Also includes the GT-3TP
Also includes the UV-5R PLUS
Also includes the UV-5RHP
Also includes the UV-5RTP
Also includes the UV-5R7W

Baojie

BJ-UV55
BJ-9900

BTECH

GMRS-V1
UV-2501
UV-2501+220
UV-5001
UV-50X3
UV-5X3

Feidaxin

FD-150A
FD-160A
FD-268A
FD-268B
FD-288A
FD-288B
FD-450A
FD-460A

HobbyPCB

RS-UV3

Icom

IC-80AD
IC-2820H
ID-800H
ID-880H
IC-208H
IC-2200H
IC-91/92AD
IC-V/U82
ID-RPx000V/RP2x
IC-2100H
IC-2720H
IC-T70
IC-T7H
IC-T8A
IC-Q7A
IC-W32A
IC-746
IC-7200
IC-7100
IC-7000
ID-31A
ID-51A

Intek

KT-980HP

Jetstream

JT220M
JT270M
JT2705M (Variant of Waccom Mini 8900)

Juentai

JT-6188 Mini (Variant of QYT KT8900)
JT-6188 Plus (Variant of Waccom Mini 8900)

Kenwood

TH-D7A/G
TH-D72
TH-F6A
TH-F7E
TH-G71A
TH-K2
TK-260/270/272/278
TK-260G/270G/272G/278G
TK-360/370/372/378
TK-360G/370G/372G/378G/388G
TK-760/762/768
TK-760G/762G/768G
TK-860/862/868
TK-860G/862G/868G
TK-7102/8102/7108/8108
TM-271A
TM-281A
TM-D700
TM-D710
TM-G707
TM-V7A
TM-V71A
TS-2000

KYD

NC-630A

Leixen

VV-898
VV-898S/898E

LUITON

LT-316
LT-588UV (Variant of QYT KT8900)
LT-725UV
LT-898UV (Variant of Leixen VV-898)

Puxing

PX-2R (UHF)
PX-777

QYT

KT-UV980 (Variant of Waccom Mini 8900)
KT8900 (same as KT-8900)
KT8900R

Retevis

H-777 (use Baofeng BF-888)
RT-5R/5RV (Variant of Baofeng UV-5R)
RT-B6 (use Baofeng UV-B5)
RT1
RT21
RT22
RT5 with 2 power levels (use Baofeng UV-5R)
RT5 with 3 power levels (use Baofeng BF-F8HP)
RT6

Sainsonic

GT-890 (Variant of QYT KT8900)

TYT

TH-UV3R
TH-UVF1
TH-7800
TH-9000
TH-9800

Yaesu

FT-1D
FT-50R
FT-60R
FT-90R
FT-817/ND
FT-857/D
FT-897
FT-1802M
FT-2800M
FT-1900R/2900M
FT-7800R/7900R
FT-8800R
FT-8900R
FTM-350R
VX-170
VX-2R
VX-3R
VX-5R
VX-6R
VX-7R
VX-8R

WACCOM

MINI-8900

WLN

KD-C1

Wouxun

KG-UVD1P/UV2D/UV3D
KG-UV6D/UV6X
KG-UV8D

ZASTONE

MP-300 (Variant of QYT KT8900)
ZT-X6
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Re: Free Radio Programming software

Postby whstites » Wed May 01, 2013 11:02 am

JJ, what would this software do?

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Re: Free Radio Programming software

Postby jj » Wed May 01, 2013 11:58 am

You can enter in all the various channels, frequencies, offsets (for repeaters) etc. for all the frequencies you might use. Then you can load it into any of these radios. No more trying to figure out how to fiddle with a radio to get it to work with another, or only having a radio set to just work on one or two frequencies.

If your radio is already fully configured then there is no need for this. But seems some people have some difficulty with them. Once a master file is set up you can load any of these radio types with it.

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Re: Free Radio Programming software

Postby jj » Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:59 am

Bumping this as some people wanted to know where to get the Chirp software to program their radios. Here it is in the link as above.
Note, get the daily build which typically has any new updates etc.

Also, keep the bandwidth to narrow, frequency step to 5k, and set squelch to 1. And get a decent antenna. ;)

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Re: Free Radio Programming software

Postby jj » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:34 pm

ok. For those that don't know, you can get radio programming software for free. Also if I know in advance I can bring a radio cloning cable to a club meeting and transfer all the USHPA frequencies and setups for Lookout to Baofeng radios quickly.

Always fly with a radio. I've had situations where a gust front was heading my way and getting a heads up from people on the ground helped me get down ahead of it. No radio, no warning, no telling what might have happened.


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