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BAO-F8 Programming Software and USB-K4Y cable for the
Baofeng/Pofung BF-F8

BAO-F8-USB  Programming Kit
BAO-F8 Programming Kit
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Price: $49.00

Product Code: BAO-F8-USB

Kit Install Method*:

If Electronic Download is chosen a CD will not be included with this kit.

Description Cable Information
RT Systems BAO-F8 Programming software makes it easy to manage memory channel information and other menu settings of the Baofeng/Pofung BF-F8 HT. Click here for more Information

  • Spreadsheet layout with many point and click options.
  • "Read" the current configuration from the radio for editing or start from scratch in a new file.
  • The programmer has copy and paste of memory channel information between files.
  • Column editing for changing several channels with minimal typing.
  • An easy interface to ARRL Travel Plus, RFinder-Worldwide Repeater Directory, Radio Reference, or Repeater Book to get repeater information. (separate purchase or subscription may be required)
  • Ability to copy and paste spreadsheet or website data.
  • Much more than just memory channel programming with settings for other radio menu items.
  • RT Systems Programming Software for Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), Windows 8 and 8.1 (full version), or Windows 10

Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Baofeng BF-F8HP February 21, 2018
Reviewer: Randy from Lake Havasu City, AZ United States  
RT Systems software makes programing the Baofeng so much easier.  If you've got a lot of frequencies to program and want to name them, this software is the only way to go.  Making changes or additions is super simple and can be done in no time.  I exclusively use Yaesu radios and use the RT software for them also but bought the inexpensive little Baofeng HT to use at work (they have Baofeng 888's programed for use in the GMRS bands).  The RT Systems software is well worth the money in my book.  Any time I buy a new radio these days I immediately buy the RT software to compliment it.  Highly recommended.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Good software, easy install, minor gripe February 6, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Los Angeles, CA United States  
I purchased the Baofeng Programming Software as a download and had the cable shipped. Mistake on my part, as the software is useless without the cable, and if I'd waited for the delivery I'd have obtained a backup CD for my trouble. The software loaded fine, and the cable worked perfectly.  My only complaint is that the software looks and feels like an Excel spreadsheet, but I can't seem to find a critical command in Excel.
Why isn't there an Undo in the Edit drop down menu? I can't be the first person who's fat-fingered an entry in a cell and then needed to get rid of it!  Other than that, I'd much prefer this over CHIRP even if I have to buy it again (to get a proprietary cable) when I upgrade to a D-Star or DMR capable HT.

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New student of "ham" radio. January 17, 2018
Reviewer: David Weakland from Dushore, PA United States  
This is my first endeavor into ham radio so a little overwhelmed with a lot of this, but so far, I have not had any troubles with programing my radio. Still reading and studying, but I will get there with the help of this. No issues with loading or setting up the software.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Works well December 28, 2017
Reviewer: Robert Curry from Hermon, ME United States  
The software / cable package were easy to install and performed their tasks as expected.  A solid product.

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