This is a list of popular articles, videos and other resources offering tips, tricks and other advice about the ins and outs of setup and operation of Baofeng UV-5R and other models of Baofeng/Pofung two way radios.
- How to fix a Baofeng UV-5R that stops receiving after CHIRP file is uploaded – Resolving an issue that occurs after loading a CHIRP .img file into a new Baofeng radio.
- How to install the Baofeng USB programming cable and software – Installing the Baofeng programming cable can be relatively easy, if you know how.
- How to check the firmware version of the Baofeng UV-5R – The firmware version displayed on the LCD display isn’t necessarily the one that’s actually in the radio.
- Tips on How to Best Configure and Use Your Baofeng UV-5R – Tips for setting up your UV-5R to make the most of its capabilities and features.
- Baofeng UV-5R (The (Chinese) Radio Documentation Project) – Open Source documentation project based in Stockholm, Sweden offering a much better manual for the Baofeng UV-5R.
- How to reset a Baofeng UV-5R two way radio – Includes instructions on setting the menu and audio prompts back from Chinese to English after a reset.
- How to manually program the Baofeng UV-5R from the keypad – You know you want to know how.