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NX-300 question

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KE5YOU

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So I purchased a NX-300 and didn't pay close enough attention I guess. The TK-3180s I'm used to have a channel selection knob will rotate continously. However it appears that the NX-300 only has a 16 position knob. Given that some of my channel groups are larger then 16 channels how does this work with channel selector knob? I know I can program some of the buttons as channel selectors however I would rather have then for other functions.
 

jhampton2000

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I program the left and right arrow keys on the keypad for up and down channel select to get over this limitation.

Can you put some channels in a different zone perhaps (limit each zone to a max of 16 channels?)

Jim
 

KE5YOU

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Some zones I can some it wouldn't make much sense to do so. The zones I utilize for work and a small linked repeater system I can. However the zones I utilize for a wide area repeater system and general ham frequencies I just can't size down.
 

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You remove the little nut under the channel knob and in the menu setting where you change the button assignment, you'll see a box called "16 ch-zone". Uncheck this and you can rotate through to as many channels as you want in a zone.
 

KE5YOU

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OK so how is that removed? I see but can't figure out how to get it out.

EDIT: Never mind just took the tab off the knob. Problem solved, thanks for the help.
 
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