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Baofeng Baofeng UV-3R Issue

pb_lonny

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Hi,

Just got a UV-3R, can't change between VHF and UHF band, the instructions say to press the U/V key, when I do this it just swaps between VFO mode and memory mode. Any tips?

paul
 

vagrant

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Perhaps hold the button longer, vs. a quick press. Isn’t that radio $10? Buy another and use the current one for parts. I have seen but never used one of those as I own the VX-3R. I might pick one up next time at a swap.
 

pb_lonny

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Thanks, it has only three buttons on the front panel, it will scroll to 173.975MHz then goes to 136MHz. The instructions say to press the U/V button but this changes to memory mode.
 

vagrant

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Hmm...okay I just read the manual and page seven has the answer. A long press switches between VFO and Memory. A quick press switches between VHF and UHF...so...click the U/V button faster.
 
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