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Nx3300 questions


Apr 7, 2020
Good afternoon,

I feel like I’ve asked a bazillion questions over the past week but these new radios are just giving me a hard time.

First, I cannot get my radio to program over Bluetooth. I went to the com port, changed it to Bluetooth. I found the radio and when I go back and attempt to program the radio connect and quickly disconnect and say failed to program. Any ideas what might be causing this?

Second, Is there anyway to set custom voice prompts. For example if I change the channel can I make it say main dispatch channel 1 for examplIs there anyway to sit custom voice prompts. For example if I change the channel can I make it say “main dispatch?” Thanks in advance for all the help, the guys here been great and help me work through all my problems.


Oct 5, 2019
For Bluetooth, do you have the license key upgrade for Bluetooth? The radios support Bluetooth for say a headset or something of that nature out of the box, but not over-the-air programming.

As for the custom voice prompts yes, you'd need to go to "Tools", (up at the top)>Voice Announcement Library. Then to set a voice prompt to a channel you'd have to go to Special settings> Customization>Voice Announcement

Hope that answers something.