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IC-F4161 Scan and Scan List Selection

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ncshawng

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I've set up three different scan lists in this radio.

When I hold down the SCAN key (Scan start/Stop) for 1 sec (so I can set which list with CH Up and CH Down), I get a low-pitched beep ("boop?") and am not given any list to select.

When I momentarily press SCAN, it defaults to the first scan list and starts scanning.

How do I select a particular scan list? What am I missing here?

Shawn
 

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I've set up three different scan lists in this radio.

When I hold down the SCAN key (Scan start/Stop) for 1 sec (so I can set which list with CH Up and CH Down), I get a low-pitched beep ("boop?") and am not given any list to select.

When I momentarily press SCAN, it defaults to the first scan list and starts scanning.

How do I select a particular scan list? What am I missing here?

Shawn
You need to change zones.
 

ncshawng

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Changing zones doesn't seem to change anything. When I'm in my Simplex zone, hitting Scan still cause it to hit the GMRS scan list. Same boop occurs when hold down Scan Start/Stop.
 

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You will need to program the side buttons for ch up/down (or any soft key). I use the side 1 and 2 buttons for this.

With the scan off, press the SCAN start/stop. you will hear the initial key depress beep, followed by another beep a second later. The display will go back to the scanning screen text, for example SCAN 1 (which is default) or whatever you've programmed it to say.

Use your side keys to select the appropriate scan list, then use SCAN start/stop to restart the scan.

EDIT:
Also, make sure "Mode Dependent Scan" is turned OFF in scan settings.
 
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There are two setting you need to select so you can manually change scan lists.

Under Scan > Scan Setting > Turn on Mode Dependent Scan

In each channel entry, remove the "i" under SEL Inh.
 
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