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Priority & Channel LOCK-OUT on M1225?

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john98225

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Just got a M1225 operational. The so-called "Operator Guide" leaves a lot to be desired as far as I'm concerned. Maybe the radio does, too ...

Anyway, please correct me if I'm wrong but it seems the user cannot indefinitely lock-out a channel. Once you lock one out and turn the radio off, it's back the next time you power up. If there IS a way for the user to "set" the scan list (like every other radio and scanner I've owned), please let me know.

Also, there doesn't seem to be a way to toggle the priority function. It's always active. Is that true?

Thanks again in advance for your help.
 

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Just got a M1225 operational. The so-called "Operator Guide" leaves a lot to be desired as far as I'm concerned. Maybe the radio does, too ...

Anyway, please correct me if I'm wrong but it seems the user cannot indefinitely lock-out a channel. Once you lock one out and turn the radio off, it's back the next time you power up. If there IS a way for the user to "set" the scan list (like every other radio and scanner I've owned), please let me know.

Also, there doesn't seem to be a way to toggle the priority function. It's always active. Is that true?

Thanks again in advance for your help.

If you want to indefinitely lock out a channel you probably have to do it using the rss/cps software. When locking a channel out by the front pannel it is only temporary.
 
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You can have it programmed so that the user (you) can modify the scan list as you see fit. If you want to add/delete a channel from the scan list, you can. You can also change the priority channel if you wish. I think this has to be enabled in the software though. With the scan OFF, press and hold the scan key, if the display starts flashing, you are in the scan-list modification. If you only hear a low-tone beep after a second or two, the feature is currently disabled. Hope this is what you're asking. Hope it helps.
 
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Oh, I meant to add this, if you can enter the scan-list modification screen, an "A" on the screen represents that particular channel is IN the scan list, a "B" on a certain channel represents that THAT is the current PRIORITY channel. Hope this helps.
 

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giles391rescue - you're a lifesaver!!! That worked great. I was able to modify the scan list and change the priority channel. Thank you SO much!
 
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