CHIRP Programming Software for Retevis Two Way Radios

1, Description of CHIRP

Retevis programming software only work with windows operating system, some customers feedback it is not convenient, Well, Good news for you, Retevis works with CHIRP  now, you could download CHIRP programming software for retevis two way radios, such as RT5R, H777, RT-B6, RT6, RT21 and RT22. The CHIRP programming software for other retevis models will be update one by one in the near future, people shouldn’t worry about the programming problems.
As we all Known, CHIRP is a free, open-source tool for programming your amateur radio. It supports a large number of manufacturers and models, as well as provides a way to interface with multiple data sources and formats. As a beginner of using CHIRP software, here are some information to study to know more about CHIRP;

A, CHIRP Terms and Column Definitions

B, CHIRP Beginner’s Guide

C, CHIRP Software Homepage


2, How to download CHIRP programming software


Enter Retevis support–Software, you could download CHIRP software directly. No matter you  are Windows system, Linux system, or Mac OS, CHIRP software compatible with your computers. It is convenience and convenience. here is the link to download the CHIRP programming software ;

3, How to use CHIRP programming software to program radios


Install the CHIRP programming software after you download it. then you will get a file named CHIRP in your computer.

Then let’s take RT6 as an example to show you the steps;

Connect your RT6 radio to the computer by compatible programming cable, keep the radio power on,

open the file, running Chirp application, chirp



Download from Radiodownload-from-radio

Check the communication port & choose your radio modelchoose-radio-model

Proceed with the experimental driver–Yesproceed-with-experimental-driver

instructionsClone progresscloning-from-radio

Then you could program the data in the programming softwareprogramming-frequency


Update to Radio



CHIRP programming software not only work with Retevis,  He support free programming software for many other brand two way radios, such as Kenwood, Baofeng, Yaesu, Icom, and so on. 

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12 thoughts on “CHIRP Programming Software for Retevis Two Way Radios

  1. Hoping to see something for the Retrevis RT95/ Anytone 778UV soon. This is the only radio I have that does not have Chirp support and of course it is the one I need to program the most channels into.

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