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MT2000 issues.

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I have a VHF MT2000 A4. I had the dealer program two separate scan lists, one for when I am in my county and one to scan surrounding counties when I am traveling. I have yet to figure out how to switch between these scan lists. I know how to edit scan lists from the front panel. Am I doomed to manual changing my scan lists when I am out and about?

Also I think I have a config error. If I am scanning and switch my transmit channel from a priority to a TAC channel the radio will not transmit on that selected channel. For instances, on a structure fire I would be communicating on a TAC channel but would also need to monitor Priority channel for updates from my dispatch center so I set the radio channel selector to my TAC channel but also enable scan. And ideas/input is always appreciated.
 

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1) Scan lists are tagged to a particular channel (or "conventional personality"). Therefore, the scan list presently in use is determined by what channel the channel knob is on (known as "selected channel").

2) One scan list parameter defines what channel the radio transmits on if the key is pressed while the radio has landed on a non-selected channel. (This, in my opinion, should always be set for "SelChan.") Another parameter defines whether there is a priority function and, if so, whether it is fixed to a channel or follows the channel selector. (In my opinion, the latter should always be selected.)

It seems plain that there was a failure of communication between you and the person who programmed your radio. This is not uncommon where the user doesn't understand the radio and the programmer doesn't take the time to ask the right questions.
 

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I figured it was a communication issue. In retrospect, the questions asked were few and fair between. I can live with the scan list issue being that my travel has diminished due to job lose but my other issue needs resolved. Fortunately, the gentlemen that did my radio is more than willing to resolve the issue at no cost.
 
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