Bug #2551

Baofeng BF-F8HP "Incorrect model selected"

Added by Bruce Jones over 7 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:Closed Start date:04/29/2015
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:Jim Unroe % Done:


Target version:0.5.0
Chirp Version:daily Platform:All
Model affected:Baofeng BF-F8HP


Just purchased a BaoFeng BF-F8HP and arrived today. Purchased the same model in early March and latest daily download (4-16) works fine to download radio and upload programming. It appears the new radio has different firmware. Original radio has ( press #6 when power on) 150105N, new radio 150412N. I'm very new user with CHRIP but seems really straight forward.

I can manually program channels and the radio does function with our local repeater. Please contact if you need more information from the new radio. I tried all BaoFeng models from the drop down menu without any connecting.

Error Message "Incorrect model selected".

Bruce Jones KG7RIS

New Upload from Jasons radio.img (6.3 kB) Bruce Jones, 04/30/2015 06:17 pm

Associated revisions

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Added by Jim Unroe over 7 years ago

[BF-F8HP] Add Support for New Firmware String

Add detection for F5R3407 firmware.

related to #2551


Updated by Bruce Jones over 7 years ago

Sorry being a new user I believe I made a mistake with firmware. I opened up my image file and found other setting firmware of N5R4303. I used the "released version of Chirp" and was able to download the "NEW" radio but it appears to have different firmware. F5R3407 again list in the image download under "other settings"

Updated by Jim Unroe over 7 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Assignee set to Jim Unroe
  • Target version set to 0.5.0
  • Platform changed from Windows to All

Did you make a "factory" download from the radio? If you did, you you attach the .img file to this "issue".

Updated by Jim Unroe over 7 years ago

  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

An update to support this new firmware version has been submitted.

Updated by Bruce Jones over 7 years ago

I do have an .img file. I was able to upload from the radio using the Released Version of Chirp and the UV-5R. I did not try to download any changes. I was warned about firmware mis-match issues and not sure exactly what Chirp uploads form the radio.

Thanks for all your Help!

Best Regards,


Updated by Bernhard Hailer over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed
  • Model affected changed from BaoFeng BF-F8 HP to Baofeng BF-F8HP

Appears to be complete.

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