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Programing Baofeng with Chirp

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LACoFDSquad51

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Hi,
I need some help setting up some programing using Chirp. I have a Baofeng UV-82L. I am part of several public safety agencies and we are looking to some new radios that we can program on the fly when we are in an area that we are not normally. We have all the licenses needed. We are currently using Motorola and iCom radios. I understand some general programing using Chirp for GMRS/FRS, but I need more in depth programing. An example of what I need to program is below. Any help would be great!

TX frequency: 465.55000
TX Squelch: TPL,2Z,110.9
RX frequency: 460.55000
RX Squelch: TPL,5Z,151.4
Channel bandwidth 25

This is an example of a current setup that we have in a Motorola UHF radio and I would like to program it into the Baofeng and do some testing to compare.

Let me know if you have any questions and thanks!
 

awasser1

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it is easy. if i put the info i believe on here then everyone is LA County that has one could program it and interfere. I am not sure that is what the founders wanted. I will wait for feedback....

Hi,
I need some help setting up some programing using Chirp. I have a Baofeng UV-82L. I am part of several public safety agencies and we are looking to some new radios that we can program on the fly when we are in an area that we are not normally. We have all the licenses needed. We are currently using Motorola and iCom radios. I understand some general programing using Chirp for GMRS/FRS, but I need more in depth programing. An example of what I need to program is below. Any help would be great!

TX frequency: 465.55000
TX Squelch: TPL,2Z,110.9
RX frequency: 460.55000
RX Squelch: TPL,5Z,151.4
Channel bandwidth 25

This is an example of a current setup that we have in a Motorola UHF radio and I would like to program it into the Baofeng and do some testing to compare.

Let me know if you have any questions and thanks!
 

LACoFDSquad51

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Hi,
Thanks for your reply. However even the fact that you know how to program the radio and now have the frequencies and pl tones, what would stop you from programing your radio and interfering with "LA County"? I came to this forum for help from a knowledgeable audience, not to get taunted and lectured. As I stated before we have all the necessary licenses and permissions to use the frequencies that we already have programed in our other radios. We have suffered huge budget cuts and we need to still be able to help those in need, but with newer equipment. If us purchasing and being able to program these radios in house, it will save us thousands then having to go with Motorola or iCom. I would appreciate your help. I am able to do some programing, but I need a little help with the pl tones. Thanks.
 

davewhall29

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I believe awasser1 was attempting to keep the programming information from getting into the wrong hands. I don't think it was meant to be a lecture. As cheap as those Baofeng and other Chinese radios that can be legally programmed to the public safety bands are and how easily ANYONE can get one, I believe it was his intent to make it more difficult for them to be programmed to interfere with public safety functions. If awasser1 posted exactly how to program those particular public safety channels into your radio, then anyone who had the same radio, same software, could program that same frequency into their radio and interfere with public safety functions. It would be very difficult to try and communicate with other firefighters/rescue workers/medics/police or sheriff's deputies during an actual emergency if some nitwit or criminal was interfering with the radios by keying up and tying up the frequencies since they had the exact programming information. Or, what if a terrorist group or group of criminals basically disabled the radio system by using the information awasser1 or anyone else posted on this free & open forum. Then RR could be shut down or face other sanctions.

And as far as awasser1 interfering, I believe that any responsible, law-abiding member of RR would never intentionally or knowingly interfere with public safety.

Now with all that being said, all of your questions are answered in the documentation of the programming software.
 

JCNHB

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You don't need chirp. You can use the software that comes with the programing cable. There is a whole spread sheet. You might need a few attempts and trial and error but you will be able to program the BF HT.

There are many online manuals provided by private parties that detail the programing process. You should he able to find all you need in there.

you'll need to be able to manually program it for your purposes anyway. The manuals will show you how.


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