Originally Posted by n8mrc
but how do you make the pl tone stay in the scanner so only the station transmitting the tone will break the sq?
It will receive programmed PL/DPL during scan and Closed Mode only.
This is from page 23 of owners manual.
If necessary, change the receive mode. If you select PL or DPL mode, enter the PL or DPL code by pressing STEP (to move through the codes upward) or FUNC then STEP (to move through the codes downward.