A USB serial dongle and some stereo plugs, hacked together. Chirp works great. Might try the company’s software if I ever boot my winxp partition again.
Got a working Baofeng UV-5R finally. Got chirp open source python program for managing frequencies and other settings.
Still snowing. Couple feet, drifts much higher. Some pre-snowblowing pics:
Piling up. Not quite a blizzard yet.