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UV5R and GP328

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yeoth19

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Hi dude, i need some serious helps.

I'm very new to radio and know nut about frequency terms.

Currently i,m having a UV5R and wish to communicate onboard my vessel GP328.

How does that work?

Thanks in advance!!!
 

bharvey2

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You would first need to know what frequencies that your GP328 uses. Those frequencies would then need to be programmed in to your UV5R. The best way to determine this if you don't know already is to read the GP328 with the programming software. If not, suitable radio scanner may help you determine those frequencies. Once you have that list compiled, you would use programming software for the UV5R to program that radio. FYI: It is quite likely that while this is possible to do, it may be illegal to do so depending upon your location and frequencies used.
 

yeoth19

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You would first need to know what frequencies that your GP328 uses. Those frequencies would then need to be programmed in to your UV5R. The best way to determine this if you don't know already is to read the GP328 with the programming software. If not, suitable radio scanner may help you determine those frequencies. Once you have that list compiled, you would use programming software for the UV5R to program that radio. FYI: It is quite likely that while this is possible to do, it may be illegal to do so depending upon your location and frequencies used.
HI sir,
is there anyway that i can check the GP328 frequencies?
 

bharvey2

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There are two ways that come to mind. As I noted before, the best way would be to use the programming software and proper cable to read the radio programming. As long as there was no read password, you could get all of the information that you need.

The second option would be to use a scanner with a "close call" feature (ability to scan through a defined range of frequencies at a very high rate) while you are transmitting with the radio. this would need to be done on each channel. Unfortunately, this won't help you in determining what frequencies the radio is receive on each channel. The scanner would also need to be able to determine squelch codes if those are programmed into the radio as well.

You'd need to proceed with caution using the second method: You mentioned that this radio is used on a boat if I recall. If the radio is programmed with marine frequencies, you could potentially be transmitting on emergency or Coast Guard channels. If so, you might find yourself the recipient of unwanted attention.

I'd suggest the former option. If there is a two way radio company in your area, they might be able to help you with reading the radio.
 

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If the radios are within a few feet of each other, Close Call will still work if the TX radio is wearing a dummy load. That will eliminate issues with TX on public safety or other sensitive freqs.
 
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