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NXDN Over the Air Alias

R22Beta

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I am trying to get my NX5200s to display the unit name that is transmitting to the other radios receiving.

I am doing NXDN simplex and I have the box checked "Over-the-Air Alias" (Personal>NXDN>System Information) and I have a unit name typed into the "Unit ID Name (Own)" box.

Is there other functions that need to be set? I am thinking maybe I need to set up the other radios to display the recieved "unit ID" from the radio doing the transmitting, but I don't see an option for that.

Thanks in advance!
 

Vern

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I'm no expert as I'm still getting used to the KPG-D1N and KPG-D3N software, but I'll give you my best shot.

In the KPG-D1N software, go to Transceiver Settings | NXDN | NXDN Information
Once you're on the NXDN Information page, in the first category "General" make sure that the first item "Unit ID Display on Group Call" is CHECKED as shown in screenshot below.
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Of course, all radios using your simplex channel need to have their Unit ID (Own) filled in so that all receivers display it when any one radio Xmits. My pre-OTAA radios (older model Icom IDAS mobiles/HTs) send out only UID numbers, not OTAA label, so I added their UIDs and User Names in the NXDN Individual ID List (the page just below "NXDN Information" in KPG-D1N) so that my Kenwoods display the User Names from the Individual ID List table.
Hope that helps.
 

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Yeah, that looks correct.

I'm working from home and my KPG-D3 and KPG-D1 are on a laptop in my work truck.
Those softwares are a bit awkward, and I'm still more comfortable with the older radio versions. I do have over the air alias working on my NX-3400's.
If you still can't get it to work, I'll be in the office next week.
 

R22Beta

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Thanks guys, I'll give it a shot. The "Unit ID Display on Group Call" was unchecked on mine so hopefully that's the fix.
 
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