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DMR Scanning Issue / Hotspot Direct Mode (Talkaround)

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Premium Subscriber
Dec 22, 2015
Fresno, CA
For those of you experiencing DMR scanning issues where the radio is stopping on every channel if there is any carrier detected on the channel/frequency but not the right talk group ID, I found that if you place a check mark in the "Group ID Scan (DMR)" option under the DMR section this will fix the scanning issue. Now I can scan and the radio only stops on channels where the Talk Group ID matches.

Also for use with a Hotspot (DVMEGA) I had to remove the check mark from "Dual Slot Direct Mode" so the radio will use the earlier version of DMR Direct Mode. Otherwise your hotspot will not hear you and you will not hear anything from your hotspot.

Hope this helps!



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