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XTS FPP "Hidden" Zone

KG5HHS

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Hello Everyone,
I am in the process of reprogramming my XTS5000 Model 3 with Q53 - FCC Conventional Front Panel Programming and Radio Cloning. I am trying to find a way to hide some channels in there that will only be used for scanning. I usually just add those channels after channel 16 in portables without FPP, so there is really no way to get to it by the user.
I wouldn't mind if this is the last zone and is not FPP. I would also be curious as to how to do it for a mobile XTL. If anyone has any information on how to do this, it would be greatly appreciated.
 

K2NEC

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I'm going to be blatantly obvious here...
Are you asking how to do NAS?
 

Mr_Boh

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XTS simplest way is to put it in a zone in channel 17 or beyond and disable the CHAN menu option. XTL is more difficult - about the only option to assign a personality while having it be hidden is to make a two or more zones but disable all zone up/down and zone selection menu options.

Not sure why you would want to hide conventional assignments though. If you don’t want people talking on them, make them RX only personalities.
 

K2NEC

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XTS simplest way is to put it in a zone in channel 17 or beyond and disable the CHAN menu option.
Not for an FPP zone. On an XTS if you assign a zone as FPP, it automatically makes it 16 channels. You can't add a channel nor delete a channel
 
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