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xline8

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Here's an easy one I just cannot figure out... How can I go directly to a group ID manually. I am listening to Columbus Fire in Ohio which is a Motorola type 2 trunked system. They dispatch and tell units to go to a specific tac chaneel (ex: batallion 1 fire ground). How can I manually go to this channel without having to scan until it comes on and hitting pause? Thanks!
 

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When you are in manual mode, press FUNC + TRUNK to access the ID bank. Press the arrow keys until the desired talkgroup appears, then press FUNC + TRUNK again, and it will hold on the ID for you.

I am from the Columbus area as well, and this is a great feature when they go to the fireground channels. I owned a PRO-93 in the past, which wouldn't let you do this, and it was a pain in the ass hitting "scan" until the channel came up. :)
 

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That for the advice... I tried this and it just starts scanning again when I hit func-trunk the second time. Do I have something wrong with the way it is configured?

W5JSS said:
MAN
FUNC
TRUNK
/\ or \/ to find the ID you want
FUNC
TRUNK
 

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xline8 said:
That for the advice... I tried this and it just starts scanning again when I hit func-trunk the second time. Do I have something wrong with the way it is configured?

That happens to me sometimes, I think it is a glitch. Just repeat the process, and it should work. :)
 

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xline8 said:
That for the advice... I tried this and it just starts scanning again when I hit func-trunk the second time. Do I have something wrong with the way it is configured?

W5JSS said:
MAN
FUNC
TRUNK
/\ or \/ to find the ID you want
FUNC
TRUNK
Try this:
MAN
PGM
TRUNK

Then use the up/down arrows to scroll to the ID you want.

Then:
FUNC
TRUNK

You should now be holding (and monitoring) on the ID you want
 

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Ken,

That did it! Thanks so much. I have been trying to figure this out for a while.
 
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