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NX - 200 Emergency / Aux Programing

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Jun 27, 2010
Emmet, AR
I have been working on reprogramming a few radios at work NX-200 Portables. Currently the Aux key is set to (none) in the software. I would like to set this key to send emergency alert to dispatch or a preset text that would display on all radios in the system. I have looked under (edit,key assignment, top/side) however there is no option to set the key to emergency alert. Does anyone know how to go about this? I do not wish to set off the 2-tone fire tones that would really upset our local Office of Emergency Management.


Premium Subscriber
Jan 12, 2010
Go into Edit, and select Emergency Information, setup your emergency settings, once set, got to key assignment, in the general tab, check the hold box, now go to top/side tab, you should see the 2nd function hold box un-grayed, on the aux button, select emergency from the hold dropdown and then program your radio.

Depending on your emergency information settings, you can have selected channel broadcast the emergency alert from your radio, or fix it to a specific channel, so no matter what channel your in, if you hit and hold the emergency button for 1 second or longer it alerts on the channel your programmed as the fixed alert channel.
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