How to Quickly Manually Program a Frequency in Baofeng UV-5R
This will be a series of posts that hopefully will save people a bunch of time.
How to Simply Manually Punch in a Frequency
- push VFO/MR orange button to make sure it’s in ‘frequency mode’, not in ‘channel mode’. If you have the voice feature on (on by default) the girl will tell you which mode you are in. Push it again to check if you aren’t sure and cycle through the two options
- Punch in all the numbers in frequency but don’t forget the last number. 146.55 for example you would punch in as 146550
Done! You’ve got your frequency.
But you might not have your tone or your offset frequency. To deal with those bad boys, try:
HOW TO SET THE OFFSET FREQUENCY FOR REPEATER USE IN BAOFENG UV-5R
HOW TO SET THE TONE FOR REPEATER USE IN BAOFENG UV-5R