Simple / Advanced mode for DMA management
How about a fall-back power-on option for those that find the DMA System > Group > Channel concept too frustrating or overkill, yet want the advanced performance from the higher end radios?
While most of my listening is conventional, I take full advantage of the existing DMA concept.
However, some may appreciate say a power-on keypress simple/advanced mode change to a simpler format that more or less emulates the 2-dimensional bank and channel, and does away with groups. Pre-define say 20 systems with their own SQK's, yet still allow for the user to add more if they want.
This way they still have the freedom of nearly unlimited system memory for each system, and provide a way to get their feet wet with custom SQK programming...
Don't get me wrong - I love my conventional Unidens like the 75xlt and 125xlt, but still do serious work with my 396xt and a full 3-dimensional DMA structure. Yet I can see instances of where a 396 with a "simple" mode fallback might be useful to those who don't need a lot of organization, yet want the performance and additional bells and whistles provided by the higher end units.
Just a thought....