CHIRP is a volunteer effort, and most of the developers are better at writing code and adding new features than writing documentation. This is an index of what we have available right now. If you would like to contribute something to help other users, please contact the developers and we will be glad to work with you.

Installation and Usage under non Windows OS

Connecting the Radio and PC


  • Beginners_Guide - A brief usage guide for beginners
  • CSV_HowTo - How to work with CSV files in CHIRP
  • MemoryEditorColumns - Descriptions of all the memory editor columns and their meanings
  • BaofengUV5R - A dedicated page to the very popular Baofeng UV-5R (and variants) with error message explanations

Getting Help and Reporting Issues

Developers Links