Bug #8963

bf-888 get no power after programming,

Added by rafael martinez over 1 year ago.

Status:New Start date:04/05/2021
Priority:High Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:


Target version:chirp-daily
Chirp Version:daily Platform:Windows
Model affected:bf-888


Dear sirs

I bought 4 BF-888s radios, one of which I measured before connecting to the PC, with power at 1.8 watts. so they were ok.
I read one of them and saved the original programing as reference, later using the chirp, I programmed all 4 radios with custom frequencies and now none of the radios give power the frequencies are right (receiver ok) but no power, reading in a Motorola service monitor they give 0.3 rf mili volts and spectrum analyzer is perfect in freq, but then again no power.

So something should happened at programming cause all the radios are the same. Please can you look for a solution, I think something in the software corrupted the memory inhibiting the power output, can you make a patch to solve the issue.
I read in several issues blogs, the new firmware has different problems, can this be it, even a lady complaint was: the radio is now bricked
Need help.

Best regards

Rafael Martinez

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