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Programming A NX-200 question.


Mar 3, 2006
Hello all, This is my first time programming a digital capable radio. I can not find where or how to add channels to a scan list, Second is how do I program the home channel. Feeling pretty stupid here. Any help would be great.


Dec 19, 2005
You can select what you do or don't scan, but there isn't a choice of scanlists as you suggest AFAIK: it only has one scanlist.

Select a Zone.
Add the channel details such as example below
Under the Channel Edit button for each channel entry tick or untick each individual channel to be in or out of the scanlist - that's via the Scan Add checkbox: by default it is added.
As needs be, repeat this process for different channels in another Zone etc (eg you might have a Zone for analogue and one for Digital)

You can add/remove Zones from the scanlist: Zone Edit > Zone Add checkbox. By default each zone is added to the scanlist.

Press whatever key you have configured as Scan to start scanning. It will scan all enabled Zones and all Channels in each zone are enabled.

If you want to dynamically alter what is and isn't scanned, I suggest reassigning some keys or the settings in the menu to quickly add/remove a channel from the scanlist, and do the same for a zone.


Home channel is just as the Help menu says:
Home Channel Edit > Zone Information (Conventional Group) > Zone Edit and select Hone Channel from the drop down menu. Default is None.



Lots and lots of watts
Dec 5, 2008
Sonoma, CA
You can make a scan list if you wish. Going to Scan Information you can select List under Scan Type. Then moving to Zone Edit you can select Scan List and by clicking on Table then scan zones can be enabled. You would need to set channels as mentioned above. There is a list scan for each zone so multiples are possible.

Now I agree with jhampton2000 that using single zone or multi zone scan is much easier for the user to manipulate on the fly and is usually how I set radios. List scan is mostly used to hard write scan and keep users from diddling with it.