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Re: VIP Win10 trouble resolved-FTDI

I never experienced the PL-2303 problems but heard a lot about them. When my Leixen cable went kaput, I bought an FTDI module on e-Bay ($4.95 FT232RL FTDI
P² P²
Aug 18
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58677

Re: VIP Win10 trouble resolved

Glad you were able to get it working. Over the years each new version of Windows has been intended to be "easier" for users, but the Windows target audience
Xaun Loc
Aug 17
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58676

Re: DMR question

Budd, Tom is correct, the Baofeng DMR radio is not Tier II compatible, so "if" you want to meet lots of angry hams just try using the Baofeng DMR Tier I radio
Craig Carnahan
Aug 17
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58675

Re: DMR question

The Baofeng DM5R series (DM-5R, DM-5R Plus, GT-3 DMR Mk IV) are not Tier II compatible and will not work on DMR Ham or Commercial repeaters. This is explained
john_k3nxu
Aug 17
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58674

Re: DMR question

TYT MD-380 will get you started. DMR programming is more complex then analog.You need to know TX/RX freq / color code / timeslot / and link to the contact for
Scott, KB3JQQ
Aug 17
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58673

Re: DMR question

The DM-5R or whatever it's called is apparently not DMR Tier II compatible. Supposedly when programmed for repeater operation they transmit on both time slots
Tom Consodine ND5Y
Aug 17
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58672

DMR question

New to this group and DMR. I've been advised against getting a Baofeng DMR radio, because they don't work with MotoTurbo systems. Can anyone confirm or explain
n7eoj
Aug 17
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58671

Re: VIP Win10 trouble resolved

Yep, after recurring driver problems I bought a cable with a REAL FTDI chip and literally gave away the one with the fake chip in it. Yeah, it costs more, but
Phil
Aug 17
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58670

Re: VIP Win10 trouble resolved

The better way is to get a programming cable that does not have a Prolific USB-to-Serial chip. Programming cables with FTDI chips are popular for this reason.
Jim Unroe
Aug 17
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58669

Re: VIP Win10 trouble resolved

HI Pat: Make sure the rig end of the cable is really connecting. When I went to enter frequencies using CHIRP, I had to physically hold the plug down, or it
Raymond Sills
Aug 17
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58668

VIP Win10 trouble resolved

With regards to my previous post: Trouble with VIP on Win10 on uv5r 1. the driver was checked (knew about Win & upgrades changes) Prolific driver was
w2dhb
Aug 17
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58667

Re: Trouble with VIP on Win10 on uv5r

From: w2dhb@... [baofeng_uv5r] ... First the obvious... Win 10 is notorious for automatically updating drivers, often without asking or even telling you.
Xaun Loc
Aug 16
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58666

Re: Trouble with VIP on Win10 on uv5r

Wasn't me. Was the other guy. His response sounded like it did that already. On Aug 16, 2017 12:30 PM, "Jim Unroe rock.unroe@... [baofeng_uv5r]"
Robert Toegel
Aug 16
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58665

Re: Trouble with VIP on Win10 on uv5r

On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 12:13 PM, Robert Toegel rjtoegel@... ... So you went into Device Manager and selected the v3.2.0.0 driver? And when you look at
Jim Unroe
Aug 16
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58664

Re: Trouble with VIP on Win10 on uv5r

OK, I'm stumped. That was the most obvious solution I've seen here. I tried Bob On Aug 16, 2017 11:42 AM, "Black Wolfe blackwolfe@...
Robert Toegel
Aug 16
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