Unlocking Software for Wouxun KG-UV980P

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Looking for frequency unlocking software for the Wouxun KG-UV980P Quad Band radio

I am looking for frequency unlocking software for the Wouxun KG-UV980P Quad Band radio
 
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I am interested as well for unlocking software.
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I've been trying to research this more.

On two of the Amazon reviews, the customer said there is software to do it. One customer said it wasn't in English. The other customer shut said it was a bear to do.

I'm wondering if the uv950p unlocked works.

I ordered one directly from wouxun this morning and they said it would come unlocked if purchased directly from them.

I should have it in 5 to 10 business days so I will update if it is unlocked or not once I receive it.
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i have the programming software is the samething as the unlocking software thesame asthe programming software

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i have the programming software is the samething as the unlocking software thesame asthe programming software



Wait are you telling me the software directly from Wouxun will allow you to make the changes w/o restrictions?
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I dont know thats why i am asking you guys.if not i will do my own research

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I don’t have that radio yet. But one source I found looks like the Wouxun software will let you change the frequencies but you cannot save the change.
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Interesting…. do you have a link? I wonder why you can't save it.

Like I said I confirmed three times directly with wouxun that if I ordered from them it would come completely unlocked.

Hopefully it does.

Dear Brandon,

OK, we can provide KG-UV9P and KG-UV980P unlock.

KG-UV9P: TX:136-174&400-512Mhz
RX:108-136MHZ(Air Ground)
         136-180MHZ(FM) , 230-250MHZ(FM)
          350-400MHZ(FM) ,  400-512MHZ(FM)
          700-985MHZ(FM)

KG-UV980P:
TX , FM 26-29.995MHz / 50-53.995MHz
136-174.995MHz / 400-479.995MHz
 
RX , FM 26-29.995MHz / 50-54.995MHz / 65-108MHz 108-180.995MHz / 320-349.995MHz 400-479.995MHz / 700-987.995MHz
   
RX , AM 108MHz-136MHz
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Interesting…. do you have a link? I wonder why you can't save it.

Like I said I confirmed three times directly with wouxun that if I ordered from them it would come completely unlocked.

Hopefully it does.

Dear Brandon,

OK, we can provide KG-UV9P and KG-UV980P unlock.

KG-UV9P: TX:136-174&400-512Mhz
RX:108-136MHZ(Air Ground)
         136-180MHZ(FM) , 230-250MHZ(FM)
          350-400MHZ(FM) ,  400-512MHZ(FM)
          700-985MHZ(FM)

KG-UV980P:
TX , FM 26-29.995MHz / 50-53.995MHz
136-174.995MHz / 400-479.995MHz
 
RX , FM 26-29.995MHz / 50-54.995MHz / 65-108MHz 108-180.995MHz / 320-349.995MHz 400-479.995MHz / 700-987.995MHz
   
RX , AM 108MHz-136MHz




I don’t have a link anymore I just googled it and found somebody who showed a screenshot saying it wouldn’t save.  Here’s the email I got from the manufacture.

HI




KG-UV980P is amateur radio, which is only allowed to transmit on amateur as per FCC regulations.




If you need GMRS TX, pls change to our other radio model KG-1000G.




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Guess I'll have to wait and see.

How long ago did you order yours?
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Shtf45acp said

Guess I'll have to wait and see.

How long ago did you order yours?



I haven’t. Didn’t want to spend the money till I was sure. Think about going for the TYT TH9800 plus quad band . I may have instructions on how to modify the frequencies on it 
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My uv980p shipped yesterday via DHL so hopefully I'll have it next week.

They also threw in a programming cable for free.

I will let you know as soon as I get it if it is unlocked.

I think they might be trying to butter me up and become a dealer. I own my own small business sewing and making tactical and shooting gear for LEO and Military plus civilian shooters. I emailed them through the business email and they have asked me a few times if I was interested in selling wouxun radios.
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Well my kg-uv980p has been released by customs so hopefully I'll have it in the next few days!
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Keep us posted thanks

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Well surprisingly the radio showed up today. I couldn't believe it when I got the notification.

They even included a programming cable!

So sure enough. It is unlocked. At least on the MURS and GMRS frequencies I wanted it to be.

I will be doing more testing this week once I get my RT Systems cable and programming software.

I'll probably be ordering a second one just so I have the capability of being able to setup a mobile repeater with two units.
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Thanks for the info

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Just want to let you guys know, that the frequency unlock software for KG-UV950P (available practically everywhere when you google it) is able to unlock my UV980P just fine. The wouxun customer service claimed in their reply to me that UV980P cannot be unlocked with software which is totally bs. 
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Interesting…. I'm gonna go download that right now.

I've now purchased two KG-UV980P directly from Wouxun and. Oth came unlocked.

Some have said Wouxun claimed they couldn't be unlocked. When I purchased them they told me they would come unlocked.

I would possibly like to purchase one more. I'm debating putting a repeater up at my house but still debating yet.

I haven't used the KG-UV980P much yet but the KG-UV9P HT I have all work excellent.

The price and the back order situation for the KG-1000G I don't think that specific radio is worth it. They even just raised the price on it.

If I'm paying $300+ for a radio, I better damn well be able to use it for more than GMRS.
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TBH the current price of $369 has made the 1000G far less appealing. I mean wIth $90 more you can get an Yaesu FTM-300DR… And the only benefit of 1000G over 980P that I am aware of is it outputs 50W on GMRS instead of 40W. But 1) that is just the spec 2) the additional 10W is unlikely to make tangible difference.

The friendly advice from the Wouxun customer support is that I should buy a 1000G aside from my existing 980P to transmit on GMRS frequencies. Nice. :|
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