PRO2096 Tag Display Confusion

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daedalus

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I have read on the forum that the tag display defined via WIN96 does not display on the PRO2096 screen.

I am seeing some instances where the tag display DOES appear along with the Alpha Tag. It occurs in conventional mode in those cases where a PL tone is not established in WIN96. Conversely, when a PL tone is specified the scanner display shows the Alpha Tag followed by the PL tone.

I tried everything I can think of but cannot get the Alpha Tag and the overall bank tag to display if a PL tone is specified.

Is this normal behavior or am I just missing something?
 

DonS

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That's normal behavior. A bank's alpha tag is only displayed for conventional channels where no CTCSS tone or DCS code is programmed/received. That is, it's never displayed for trunked transmissions, and it's never displayed for any conventional channel whose "mode" is either CT or DC.
 

daedalus

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Wow - that was fast!

Thanks, Don - I have been pulling my hair out trying to figure this one out.

Jack
 

fmon

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Left of frequency in Win96 a line 3 tag can be very resourceful in identifying either trunk or conventional transmissions.

or

PROG>TEXT to key the info in.
 
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