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BF-F8+ Issue

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1clo1

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Hello everyone,

i bought a BF-F8+ ( not the hp) it was my understanding that its a tri power (1w,4w,8w) the factory software i have shows the 3 power levels to program, however i used chirp to match the programming with my UV-5R and UV-5X, now the mid level is unavailable on the BF-F8+. could this be a chirp issue or is the radio not a tri power radio?
 

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I'm not 100% positive, but I think the Tri Power
radios have a "TP" after the +
ie. BF-F9+ TP they are the radios that I have and they
are in fact tri power radios.
 

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I'm using CHIRP Daily 20161114
I have the 3 power settings on the channel page.
Try right clicking on one of the channels and going
down to properties and see if there is a: Low, Med, High
option there.
 

1clo1

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I'm using CHIRP Daily 20161114
I have the 3 power settings on the channel page.
Try right clicking on one of the channels and going
down to properties and see if there is a: Low, Med, High
option there.
Yeah ii have that on the factory software, but after i programmed with chirp the radio wont accept the Mid power setting any more. the chirp build i have doesnt have that option for the uv5r, there is not listing for the BF-F8+
 
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