BF-F8HP – Repeater Offset

I have been negligent learning how to use my Baofeng BF-F8HP radio beyond listening and talking on my local radio club’s repeater. So when I was challenged to input frequency, offset, and whether it’s positive or negative, for a different repeater, I could not. I could input frequency and offset, but couldn’t figure out how to set the offset to …

I Solved a Bug

I wanted to program my BaoFeng BF-F8HP using CHIRP. When I tried to select the serial port it was blank. I searched the CHIRP database for known issues. I found this: I have Baeofang UV 5R and Windows 10, when trying to program the radio no comm port shows up. The cable is plugged into a USB but doesnt recognize …

BaoFeng BF-F8HP

I’ve chosen the radio I’ll start my ham radio hobby using. The BaoFeng BF-F8HP (UV-5R 3rd Gen) 8-Watt Dual Band Two-Way Radio (136-174MHz VHF & 400-520MHz UHF) Includes Full Kit with Large Battery. Why this one? well, it’s cheap. It includes a programming cable and a slightly better antenna than the UV-5R. And to be honest, I don’t know if …