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Leixen VV 898SP factory software/Programming


Feb 20, 2016
Wesley Chapel Florida
I have programmed dozens of Baofeng and 2 BTech radios with CHIRP. 3 years ago I programmed my 1st Leixen VV-898 with CHRIP and all was good till my backpack fell in the spring and the Leixen drowned.

I have a new right out of the box Leixen VV-898 and Leixen VV-898SP. Neither will talk though the USB to the computer to the Leixen factory software.
I have tried two different Win 10 computers. Two new USB cables that were purchased from a stateside reputable company that swears they are Leixen factory cables.
I am able to get them to talk to CHIRP but when you put in channels they show up in all sorts of random order and make no sense.
I have read and tried to exhaustion all the suggestions on Miklor.com

Does anyone have first hand experience getting them to program CORRECTLY with CHIRP or the factory software?
I have read links to a driver or patch someone on CHIRP created in the past but reading the CHIRP message board I can't for the life of me figure out how to download it or what to do etc...
I'd gladly pay someone with the skills to do it if they can guarantee results.