Uv3r 2m70cm 2w hand held there are several versions of the uv3r sold by baofeng fujian nanan baofeng electronics co. The cable for the yaesu vx7 actually works perfectly though. We will not be responsible for damage caused by improper loading or use of radio outside its factory specified limits. Nov 21, 2012 over time ive had the wouxun kguvd1p which i didnt treat too well. A solution from john wb1gcq follows, posted on the uv3r mailing list and reproduced here with his authorization. Just coupled a uv3r txvr to a small dual band antenna on a magmount in the bay window of a first floor apartment facing due east. Dual band vhf uhf handheld transceiver category is a curation of 14 web resources on, baofeng mic pin out and programming cable schematics, uv 5r keypad and functions, baofeng uv 5r mod. Compatible with the following radio and others that required 3. Rt systems makes commercial programming kits which include both software and a radiospecific cable. I have to wonder if yaesu pursued any trademark issues with them. The dimensions are the same, but the uv 3r is missing a few buttons on the front panel and the functions of the duplicate buttons are not the same as the vx 3r.
The uv3r, in the fine tradition of chinese radios, adds an led flashlight. Programming cable for baofeng uv 3r only, not suitable for uv5r or uv82. Uv4x the uv4x is a rebadged uv 3r mark ii and uses the single connector cable. Btech aprsk1 cable audio interface cable for baofeng, btech bff8hp, uv82hp, uv5x3 aprspro, aprsdroid, compatible android, ios 4. Describe your experience with the yaesu vx 3r and tell us why you give it the rating you did required. Computer configuration is optional and requires a cable simple to make. Even though it is for a uv3r, the device driver is the same for the 3 and 5. Baofeng uv3r tnc cable to get to the packet world a tnc is needed. I used the supplied uv3r earpiecemic and cut off the speaker. Nov 23, 2011 always check the most recent amazon price here is what you get when you purchase the baofeng radio mark ii version the baofeng dualband vhfuhf twoway radio is great. The lead comes in two parts, the usb part, and a 3. Mirkit ftdi usb programming cable model 3 red for flashing analogue ham radio. It is supposed to be prolific compatible but evidently is a bogus cable, so it wont work.
How to install the baofeng usb programming cable and software. The uvx4 is the same as the uv3r mark ii except for the shape of the buttons. Genuine baofeng usb programming cable for uv3r 1 pin. Tech support scams are an industrywide issue where scammers trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. I still have a vx 1r in a drawer somewhere with the original aa battery case. With 99 channels and up to 10 hours of battery life, the uv 3r is an obvious choice for ham radio operators who need an extremely light and compact radio for mobility at an extremely low cost. Baofeng uv3r i have one on order, but dont have it in my hands yet, so i cant speak personally about it. The baofeng uv5r is a great cheap little radio, but its notoriously difficult to use, with poor documentation. We are the authorized distributor of baofeng products.
Rpsuv3r programming kit click here for more information. A speculative cq call on 2m produced an immediate response from a station about 5 miles west of the apartment block. F11, uv3r, uv5r and variants, uv6, uv8282l82x, gt5, uv82c, uvb5b6, bf666s777s888s, gt1, bf. The baofeng uv3r is a very economical dual band uhfvhf amateur radio thats also ultra compact. The problem is the with programming cable device driver. Mar 27, 2012 the problem is the with programming cable device driver. I then had the baofeng uv3r, this too died because a friend dropped it in a pond.
Download the newest software version and try reprogramming your uv 3r. Search results for uv3r by most accounts the radios are. An article describing how to use chirp to easily copy frequencies from two different radio types. The new ultracompact vx3r 2m70cm fm ht transceiver is loaded with convenience features. Browse the specifications and features of latest models of uv5r baofeng radios at baofengradio. All models thus far of the uv3r use the same software. My anecdotal evidence suggests this is not unique to my radio. I set the service monitor to measure audio distortion. If you want to listen to broadcast fm radio 87108 mhz then that is built in as well. The plus model of the uv3r uses a kenwoodwouxun cable same as the uv5r instead of the original single plug cable used by the uv3r and uv3r mark ii. To the best of our knowledge, this software is correct.
When you insert the new board into the usb port, give windows a chance to find and load the new driver. It supports a large number of manufacturers and models, as well as provides a way to interface with multiple data sources and formats. I briefly owned a vx 3r but sold it because my vx 2r works perfectly fine and i decided i liked it better. The drivers that windows automatically downloads failson purpose. Unfollow baofeng uv5r programming cable to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Chirp is a free, opensource tool for programming your amateur radio.
The radio will occasionally power up but i just keep it to remind me of how funky and small it is. I did test with my uv5r and my wouxun kenwood style cable does work with it. In additon to top quality performance on the 2m and 70cm, you. This happens when a uv3r mark ii is programmed with an old version of the programming software.
The baofeng uv3r ham radio starter kit is the perfect gift for that ham in your. I can feel the rf in my ear when using the included earphone. It allows to easily program the frequency and memory channel of baofeng uv 3r. After a complete charge, the uv5r was connected to the hp 8590a spectrum analyzer, combined with a 30db attenuator, the hp 8498a. Although similar to the uv5r, this was not simply a rebranding. Baofeng uv3r page the little clone of the yaesu vx3r, the uv3r, really got folks interested in the chinese radios. Packed safely in bubble bag 1x cd if bulk order, please contact ms. Chirp software has many features, some of which are not available using the baofeng factory software, such as.
Search results for uv 3r by most accounts the radios are. Browse the specifications and features of latest models of uv 5r baofeng radios at baofengradio. Baofeng genuine usb programming cable, without cd software and drivers can also be download below. Some claimed that the original baofeng uv3r was a complete knockoff of the yaesu vx3r. Btech aprsk1 cable audio interface cable for baofeng, btech bff8hp, uv 82hp, uv 5x3 aprspro, aprsdroid, compatible android, ios 4. With the release of the new baofeng uv3r mark ii, the original software. The only other hand held i own is a yaesu vx7r a radio costing 10x what. I injected a 3uv signal starting at the test frequency. When you purchase this programming cable, we will include the free usb cable driver and programming software on cd. Today i went to my friend tom pa2tsl, who owns a complete man cave filled with topoftheline test equipment.
The most obvious difference between these and the uv3r marki is a dualfrequency display and that it comes with a dualband antenna, for about 5 usd more. I cant remember where i found them, but you need older drivers for the cable. Jul 04, 2015 chirp is free, open source software thats used with a thirdparty programming cable. Rpsuv3rusb programming software and usb32 cable for the tyt thuv3r. Aoer usb programming cable for yaesu vertex vx 1r vx 2r vx 3r vx 5r vx 150 vx 180 vx 210 ft40r ft50r ft60r. Rpsuv3r software program memories and other settings of the tyt thuv3r radio. Cosmetically, the uv 3r is very similar to the yaesu vx 3r.
I uploaded the win7 device drivers to the files section of the uv3r yahoo group, so join that group and they are there. Other useful information would include your experience with similar products, infomation on a product that you would purchase instead of this one, and so on. The plus model of the uv 3r uses a kenwoodwouxun cable same as the uv5r instead of the original single plug cable used by the uv 3r and uv 3r mark ii. Dual band vhf uhf handheld transceiver category is a curation of 14 web resources on, baofeng mic pin out and programming cable schematics, uv5r keypad and functions, baofeng uv5r mod. A solution from john wb1gcq follows, posted on the uv 3r mailing list and reproduced here with his authorization. Radioddity is the place to go for all your amateur, business and freelicense radio needs. With 99 channels and up to 10 hours of battery life, the uv3r is an obvious choice for ham radio operators who need an extremely light and. The ft60r includes wide receiver coverage, outstanding audio quality, the most ctcssdcs flexibility in the industry, and a new emergency automatic identification eai feature for searchandrescue work. Chirp is free, open source software thats used with a thirdparty programming cable. Vx2vx3 handheld transceivers usbzt2r usb programming cable for. The uv4x is a rebadged uv3r mark ii and uses the single connector cable.
All models thus far of the uv 3r use the same software. The baofeng uv 3r is a very economical dual band uhfvhf amateur radio thats also ultra compact. Cosmetically, the uv3r is very similar to the yaesu vx3r. I do have a yaesu vx3r and can say i love the form factor. Windows version requires microsoft windows 7, windows 88. If the driver is labeled ch340 instead of cp210x in device manager, thats not a problem.
Baofeng, mirkit, wouxun, kenwood, archell, retevis. Uv4x the uv4x is a rebadged uv3r mark ii and uses the single connector cable. Uv3r programming cable choose uk or eu postage uv3r cable inc. However, i have been reading a lot about it and have compiled quite a bit of information on my site. The physical dimensions are close and the dial and txrx led look identical, but there are also enough differences to cause someone to think when they see one. Build your own programming cable ham radio blog pd0ac. The manufacturer of the cables dont have a license for some serialusb chip in the cable, and the new drivers have wonderful drm in them. At this time our dmr radios are not compatible with chirp. Insert the cd and go to usb cable driver usb cable driver prolific 3. I do have a yaesu vx 3r and can say i love the form factor. Over time ive had the wouxun kguvd1p which i didnt treat too well. The size, design, options and software are unique to this radio. Kenwood usb programming cable k plug for baofeng kenwood. Always check the most recent amazon price here is what you get when you purchase the baofeng radio mark ii version the baofeng dualband vhfuhf two.
The dimensions are the same, but the uv3r is missing a few buttons on the front panel and the functions of the duplicate buttons are not the same as the vx3r. Not quite the swiss army knife of hts like the vx8, but really good at what. Original uv 3r need a cable to connect to speakers hi all, hoping you can help, i went on a motorcycle training day and they were using the original uv 3r radios with a d shape earpiece which was very sore and uncomfortable in my helmet. Download the newest software version and try reprogramming your uv3r. Describe your experience with the yaesu vx3r and tell us why you give it the rating you did required. Some claimed that the original baofeng uv 3r was a complete knockoff of the yaesu vx 3r. Sep 02, 2011 cosmetically, the uv 3r is very similar to the yaesu vx 3r. This cable is not suitable for use with the vero uvx4 or the baofeng uv3r as.
Usb cable driver software download and install first for windows xp. I turned on the radio and windows 7 installed the prolific appropriate driver. I uploaded the win7 device drivers to the files section of the uv 3r yahoo group, so join that group and they are there. Baofeng uv3r ham radio starter kit buy two way radios. Page 5 the uv3r mark ii is a second release of r that appeared at the beginning of september 2011. This usb cable is an genuine brand new baofeng be aware of cable counterfeits that does not work. Unfollow baofeng uv 5r programming cable to stop getting updates on your ebay feed.
Here are some tips and resources ive found to help me use them. Ftdi makes a high quality usb to serial chip that has a good, working driver built in to many. Sep 24, 2011 the baofeng uv 3r usb programming lead. Just coupled a uv 3r txvr to a small dual band antenna on a magmount in the bay window of a first floor apartment facing due east. Baofeng uv 3r page the little clone of the yaesu vx 3r, the uv 3r, really got folks interested in the chinese radios. Devicebaofeng uv5re usb driver for windows 7 microsoft. The uv 3r, in the fine tradition of chinese radios, adds an led flashlight. Even though it is for a uv 3r, the device driver is the same for the 3 and 5. This happens when a uv 3r mark ii is programmed with an old version of the programming software. Usb cable driver and programming software cd, and an owners manual.1614 1018 520 1415 517 1391 967 713 1427 186 88 647 443 701 1222 1506 814 1507 805 1094 1039 1018 12 361 1406 1308 898