Compatible with Baofeng UV-5R Series
UV5R / BFF8 / GT3
Before loading any software,
you must verify your current firmware release.
This procedure for this can be found at
Note: Factory Software (VIP) is NOT backward compatible.
Load ONLY the software designed for your firmware release.
This software has been made
available as a courtesy to our readers.
To the best of our knowledge, this software is correct.
We will not be responsible for damage caused by improper
or use of radio outside its factory specified limits.
400-520 MHz or 136-174 / 200-260 MHz
Note: A 150/450 model can Not be made to operate on 150/220.
** Capable of expanding TX programming to 520MHz & utilizing 16 Com Ports
Compatible the all firmware releases, but does not include the 'Other' tab that changes
the Power On message.
CONVERTING TO ENGLISH
On the Command Line at the top appears ?? ?? ?? ??
Click on the 2nd ?? from the right. This is the Language drop
Your computer screen searching for the proper COM port (1-16). If it doesn't
find one, the opening screen will continuously flash and will eventually time out.
The two most common reasons for this are:
a) The USB cable is not plugged in.
b) The wrong cable driver is installed. Refer to
The Baofeng Software Optional Features Screen can be
accessed through the EDIT dropdown menu. The field descriptions of that
screen can be accessed at: