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dean83

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Hi There

Simple question but I can't seem to figure it out.

I need to know if there can be a scan on/off beep and a nuisance delete beep programmed into these radios. I know it is possible on the HT and CDM series radios but I can't seem to find that alert selection in the motobro programming.

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The beeps will be in the alerts section and you can program a nuisance delete button function in the buttons section.
 

dean83

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Hi there. I know how to program the functions just not the alerts. In my software it only has 4 selections for alerts.

Disable all tones
Escalert tones
Channel free indication tone
Self test pass tone

I can't find anything else.
 

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check for expert mode

Hi there. I know how to program the functions just not the alerts. In my software it only has 4 selections for alerts.

Disable all tones
Escalert tones
Channel free indication tone
Self test pass tone

I can't find anything else.
Not sure if this will help you, I don't have the cps up.
But make sure you're in expert mode, not basic.
Will open up more options.
 

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Thanks for that tip. While that did open up more options the option for scan and delete alerts still don't exist. I'm wondering of they just don't have that feature. It sure was handy on the old radios.
 

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Go all the way down to where you set up scan and click on that (not any scan list though, above that) and check the box labled Priority Alert (once you've enabled a Priority channel in a scan list). I don't know of any nuisance delete alert though.
 

dean83

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Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately that is not it either.

Currently when I push the scan button it says "scan on" and then the indicator light flashes yellow. What I am looking for is a tone for the following:

" When Scan is enabled, the LED blinks yellow and you hear
a positive indicator tone.

OR

When Scan is disabled, the LED turns off and you hear a
negative indicator tone."
 

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Exactly what moonboots said, make sure your tones aren't disabled and you will hear it. There are tones for both of those functions.
 

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Thanks. I've checked the saved files for the radios and none have the "disable all tones" checked. All radios still have the power up tone so I would assume that since I am hearing those tones then all tones must be active. I will try hooking back up and refreshing the plug and get back to you.
 

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Thanks. I've checked the saved files for the radios and none have the "disable all tones" checked. All radios still have the power up tone so I would assume that since I am hearing those tones then all tones must be active. I will try hooking back up and refreshing the plug and get back to you.
What model?
 

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Xpr 4550 mobile
Xpr 6550 portable
Xpr 6350 portable (although I can't confirm 100% on this one).
 

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Just don't disable all tones.
I must rescind my previous thoughts on tones not working. Gary is correct. I went into an XPR 6550 I have at work and using the Utilities menu -> Radio Settings -> Tones/Alerts, I made sure Keypad Tones were enabled and then afterwards, yes there are distinct tones for scan on/off and nuisance delete.
 
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