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I have a beofeng uvr5 that's not responding to chirp. windows 10. ill start off by saying its a cheap cord. I have to lay with the plug to get the radios red light to stay on. then it heats the radio up. when I went to the chirp setting it said radio does is no responding. what goes on hear? is it just a bad cord? Am I missing something in the settings?
 

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I have a beofeng uvr5 that's not responding to chirp. windows 10. ill start off by saying its a cheap cord. I have to lay with the plug to get the radios red light to stay on. then it heats the radio up. when I went to the chirp setting it said radio does is no responding. what goes on hear? is it just a bad cord? Am I missing something in the settings?
It is locked in transmit. This is a cable/port issue.

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If the TX light is on constantly, the cable is bad and is constantly keying the radio. Buy a different cable, preferably one with an FTDI chip.
 
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ughhh ok I spent so much time with this cord its not even funny. Stupid cord I waited a long time for that cord. I was so excited when it finally got here. My poor wife I drove her crazy with it. The computer got cussed out so many times and it was not even its fault. My wife was right once again. Get a new cord she says and through that garbage cord away its not the computer. once again I failed to listen to the wifey I can just hear it " you should have listened to me' I told you so, why don't you ever listen to me?" its just like every other time when we go on road trips you turn left when I tell you to go straight bla bla bla and you find out I WAS RIGHT THERE TOO DIDNT YOU? lol
 
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