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No sound baofeng BF-F9V2+

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ddrd1963

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Just had the same problem with sound. Seems to work with headset but nothing when unplugged. I used the radio 1 weekend during a hunt. I have tried plugging/unplugging headset but no luck. Any suggestions?
 

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Unless you feel up to disassembling it and cleaning the contacts on the earphone jack, I'd suggest pitching it (or using it as a target) and just get another. Unless you're willing to just use it with the headset. They are $20 i.e. throw-away radios, after all.
 

ddrd1963

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radio fixed

Tried the fix suggested plugging and unplugging ear piece but found that if I partially plugged in the earpiece the speaker started working. Seems to work fine now with earpiece removed. Although this is not a high dollar radio it works for my needs. As a disabled Vet, I am not in a financial position to afford the high dollar equipment and have to make do with lesser quality products. This radio is small and compact for hunting and being semi unfamiliar with civilian handheld radios and the whole ham radio world it seems OK as a starter radio. Hand mike is not an option as I need something silent when guiding other disabled vets on hunts. Thanks for all the helpful suggestions and I am looking forward to learning more about this world from your knowledge base.
 

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Awesome!

This was the answer for my BF-F9v2+ also. Just plug it in and unplug it a few times, and it works now.

My symptoms: speaker sounded great. When I plug in either of two external mic/earsets, they were both low volume and distorted audio.

After plugging it in a few times, it began to seat more deeply and that corrected it.

Easiest fix I came across. 73!
 
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