Baofeng UV-82 series
   
Firmware Release Upgrades
  
Recorded by Jim KC9HI
  
The following has been recorded based on factory Firmware Revisions.
 
Note: The firmware chip is fixed and cannot be re-flashed.

There have been several revisions to the firmware over the past few years. To determine the Firmware revision of your radio:

Early Models:
Press and Hold the 5 KEY during PowerOn

Late Models:
Press and Hold the 3 KEY during PowerOn
Press and Hold the 6 KEY during PowerOn

 
 
BF8215   (first known firmware)

   Firmware has one known item to be addressed.
      Menu 38    PONMSG    PowerOn display options are reversed
            FULL displays the PowerOn Message
            MSG  displays the full LCD display 
 
 
B82S21   (July 2013)
  
Menu 38    PONMSG issue has been resolved
         FULL now displays the full LCD display
         MSG  now displays the PowerOn Message

   DTMF
         Tones heard through the speaker
   [MENU]= A,   [UP]= B,   [DOWN]= C,   [EXIT]= 0 (zero)
 
            Tones heard Over the Air
   [MENU]= A,   [UP]= B,   [DOWN]= C,   [EXIT]= 0 (zero)
 

B82S25
      No changes recorded at this time
 

B82S27
      No changes recorded at this time

 
BF8220   (VHF/220MHz)
   Menu 38    PONMSG    PowerOn display options are reversed
            FULL displays the PowerOn Message
            MSG  displays the full LCD display

   DTMF
         Tones heard through the speaker
   [MENU]= A,   [UP]= B,   [DOWN]= C,   [EXIT]= 0 (zero)
 
         Tones heard Over the Air
   [MENU]= A,   [UP]= B,   [DOWN]= C,   [EXIT]= D



US2S25   (UV82C version) Part 90 Certified
      Supports field programming lockout via software
      Dual PTT can be programmed to function as a  Single PTT

   DTMF
         Tones heard through the speaker
   [MENU]= A,   [UP]= B,   [DOWN]= C,   [EXIT]= D
 
            Tones heard Over the Air
   [MENU]= A,   [UP]= B,   [DOWN]= C,   [EXIT]= D
 
 
 
US2S35    (UV82 HP)
    3 power levels  (1, 4, 7W)


Note:
Due to the many changes in firmware, this list may not be up to date.