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ICOM F60V Scan settings

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Jan 31, 2014
Good evening,

Have an issue I have been trying to solve with the F60v radios. We are currently using these primarily as alerting devices on our repeater frequency. I have surrounding department frequencies programmed as receive only. I setup the auto scan feature so that when the channel is changed to another frequency, the radio automatically priority scans our frequency, so that nothing is missed on our frequency if listening to someone else.

My problem is that when the channel up/down key is pressed when changing channels, the scan feature is turned off on that channel first, and a second press will then change the channel. For example, if I select the channel for Dept B (which is auto scanning), and I want to turn to Dept C, I hit channel up and the scan on Dept B is turned off. I then hit the channel up again, and now I am on Dept C (auto scanning).

Somehow, the channel up/down keys are disabling auto scan, and I want to avoid that. Everything else is working great with these units, and fixing this issue would set them up perfectly for us. Does anyone have any ideas?
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