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Kenwood TK-380 and Baofeng UV5r radio

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Hello,

I have quite a few of the Tk-380 radios and wanted to try to also incorporate the Baofeng UV5R radios to work on the same frequencies. Is this possible to extract the frequencies that the TK-380 handheld radios are using and clone those frequencies into the Baofeng UV5R? If some one has done this before that could help me thru this would be great or if you have any information on this would be helpful also.

I appreciate it.

Thank You

Paul
 

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I'm assuming you do not have the programming cable and software for the Kenwoods, correct?

Simplest way, if that's the case, is the "close call" feature (or search) on a scanner...key up a Kenwood and see what frequency and tone it displays.

What are the Kenwood radios being used for? Meaning, just simplex on GMRS or something? Just curious.
 
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You will need KPG-49d Kenwood programming software for the TK-380's as well as the programming cable.

Read the radio and save the results.

You will have to manually transfer the frequency, ctcss/dcs info from the KPG-49d to the Baofeng software. The files are totally different, so you cannot transfer the file directly out of one radio into the other brand.
 
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I have ordered a programming usb cable and trying to find the software. I am hoping this will not be to hard to do and it will work. The Kenwood radios are being used for simplex and a repeater. I found that Baofeng radios and they looked pretty well made and they were at a cheap price.
 
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