• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

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    Yaesu: VX-3R Freq Steps?

    I have several vx-2's and one vx-3r. I can use VX-2 commander to program 15x.3175 no issues. works great. With Chirp and the VX-3R It will not let me enter that channel at all. Gives me an error about the 2.5 tuning step not supported. Why does it work on the vx2 and not the vx3??? Thanks, Rick
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    Yaesu: cToneFreq in CHIRP

    I am using CHIRP software to program a Yaesu FT-7800 for a friend. Can anyone give me a definition for the cToneFreq column I see in the CSV file I exported from the image I downloaded from the radio? I am thinking that rToneFreq is the receive CTSS tone frequency is cToneFreq the transmit tone...
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    Chirp Error with York County

    I am trying to Import from Datasource on Chirp To program a Boafeng UV-5R, Every other county that ive tried works except Zipcodes from York County Maine. I get the error <unknown>:1:2125: not well-formed (invalid token) Ive tried on Windows and Linux and get the same error. Any help would be...
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    Baofeng GT-5TP Programming Help

    Ive purchased a GT-5TP Baofeng but i cant seem to be able to program it with chirp, has anyone managed to program it using chirp. It doesn't give me an option to upload to radio and when i select download from radio it say 'Incorrect 'Model selected' when Using UV-82HP which is what chirp...
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    Baofeng / Chirp / RadioRef error

    Using chirp to program Baofeng UV-5R I am able to import from all zip codes in my area except the zip codes in one particular county. If I select ANY zip code in Tazewell County, IL I get the following error: <unknown>:1:1401: not well-formed (invalid token) This has been going on for a few...
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    GMRS settings

    I am looking to program my kt-8900 to the GMRS frequencies using CHIRP. Does anyone have the GMRS settings (or a link to them) including the tone and other settings that I may need?
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    Newb Help: BaoFeng UV-82HP CHIRP, Windows

    So new to this., not sure how far I ever want to dive in,. but I am looking to program my BaoFeng radio with the following list of frequencies. These are the frequencies that come pre-loaded on offroad race radios. Could someone help to point me to how to do this? I started to 'try' and I didn't...
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    CHIRP Csv issue

    Attempting to use CHIRP to load/edit CSV files. I exported my radio file to a CSV for the formatting, edited it, and now trying to upload the csv to CHIRP, which reports no channels found. Ive literally opened the CSVs in a notepad editor, eyeballing, they are exactly the same, commas, input...
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    Kenwood: Cant get CHIRP with work with MacBook AIR

    Very frustrated, been trying to program my Kenwood TMV71 with CHIRP, using a FTDI cable from a reputable seller called BlueMax and my new Mac Air. The computer will not download from radio. I installed multiple versions of the FTDI drivers and nothing. Even switched the cable for a new one just...
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    Chirp frequency images

    Good evening where is a good resource to download compiled images for chirp for my boafeng. i am specifically looking for one for canada. thanks
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    tone types

    first time programming. i am using the chirp program for my baofeng/pofung UV-82. how do i tell the difference between a DTCS channel and a Cross channel
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    Need help with programming Kenwood radio!!!

    Hello! Let me start by saying that I have a general knowledge of radios/scanners and how to program them and I am generally okay when it comes to dealing with computer software. I recently came into possession of an older Kenwood UHF FM Transceiver. It is a Kenwood TK-372G. My department got all...
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    Yaesu: Yaesu FT-50R Programming Tip

    Recently installed CHIRP to program my Yaesu FT-50R HT. I purchased a USB to radio cable on Amazon which works with this radio. Cable installed on Win7 + Win 10 right away, correct latest Prolific driver. Could download FROM radio to CHIRP no problem! Every attempt to upload TO radio failed with...
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    Programing Baofeng UV-82 through Radio Reference

    I am a premium user of Radio Reference and I am trying to programing my Baofeng UV-82s using Chirp. Using Chirp to program my radios is a breeze but I can not figure out hoe to set up Chirp with frequencies from Radio reference. I can't query or do anything else for that matter. Can someone...
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    Leixen VV-898SP "Read From Radio" Issue

    Greetings one and all! So I'm having a rather annoying issue reading from my radio. I've tried everything, leading up to finally posting my problem here. When I go to read information from radio, I've recently been getting an "ERROR" message. It doesn't display as a popup, or anything invasive...
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    Working MacOS X 10.11 CHIRP config for Yaesu VX-3R

    Given the challenges many MacOS El Capitan folks have associated with getting CHIRP to program their handheld transceivers and scanner because of the requirements for Apple signed drivers and for "real" 2303 USB to serial cables, I thought I would post a configuration that I have working...
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    New User - Nationwide data and CHIRP

    I am a new user and frustrated. I just got my subscription specifically so I could use the nationwide database of radioreference to import into CHIRP. The trouble is, when I try to do that, I am limited to using a zipcode. But what I need are the national frequencies so I can get them into...
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    CHIRP and importing/Query Federal frequencies?

    i use chirp to import and auto program my scanners and HT, but it requires a login and password with premium service. which i have all three. but it also asks for a zip code to narrow down the data to local frequencies. how would i get the software to import federal frequencies which i believe...
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    UV-82HP 6+Power-On Message 1 and 2

    I've got three UV-82HP radios, each with same firmware (N82-33/US2S35). While programming them with CHIRP, I noticed these two editable fields: 6+Power-On Message 1: 150820N 6+Power-On Message 2: [blank] These are separate from the Firmware Message (lines 1&2) and the regular Power-On...
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    Baofeng Offset frequency issue w/ CHIRP

    I am trying to program my Baofeng UV82 and i am using seperate TX frequencies by setting the Duplex to "Split" and then putting the TX Freq in the Offset column. This is right and it transfers to radio alright. However, when i save my file and open it back up, those offset TX Freq's now display...
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