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XPR 5550 Zone Problem

KC4YIN

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I have an issue with a 5550 mobile that I can't figure out. I have been programming these radios for amateur use for several years now with no problems.
On this radio I have four zones programmed in and the P2 short press button set for zone selection as with all my other radios.
This one radio ignores the zones and pressing zone select has no function. Furthermore all the channels in all the zones in this radio are grouped together and respond to the channel selector as one zone. For instance: If I have 14 channels in zone one and 12 channels in zone 2, the channel nos. simply display as channel 1 through 26 as if all the channels were added together. Again all these channels are programmed in conventional in the ham band.
Has anyone seen this before?
 

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Thanks K2NEC. That was exactly the answer. Never seen that option before.

When customizing the codeplug, I checked off "Channel in All Zones" under the "Numeric Keypad" option under the "Buttons" tree.
 

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Thanks K2NEC. That was exactly the answer. Never seen that option before.

When customizing the codeplug, I checked off "Channel in All Zones" under the "Numeric Keypad" option under the "Buttons" tree.
No problem. I had the same issue with my 7550e when I got it. I never knew there was even an option to put all the channels in 1 zone. Nevertheless, glad you got it working.
 
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