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I have a XTS3000 800mhz that regardless of what I do the "direct mode arrow" icon constantly is displaced...

Any ideas ??

Thank's

Randy
 

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Maybe try programming in CPS under the Radio Wide, Menu/Buttons option, add a menu option for TalkAround/Direct, write the radio, and press the menu button you made, maybe it'll remove it that way? Just a suggestion... I had the same issue with alert tones, I had to add a menu button option for Mute and I was able to get my tones back that way.
 

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If you have the same frequency programmed for receive and transmit, that icon will always be displayed, regardless of the direct button/switch status.
 

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If you have the same frequency programmed for receive and transmit, that icon will always be displayed, regardless of the direct button/switch status.
Unless you don't have a Transmit frequency at all and you make the Conventional Personality a Receive-Only personality, then there is no Transmit frequency, and thus no Direct Mode since you can't transmit... :)
 

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Unless you don't have a Transmit frequency at all and you make the Conventional Personality a Receive-Only personality, then there is no Transmit frequency, and thus no Direct Mode since you can't transmit... :)
This works because you are setting the transmit frequency to something other than the receive frequency. If the frequencies are different, then the arrow goes away, but if you set the transmit frequency to the same as the receive frequency and then set the personality to receive-only, then the Direct "Arrow" will still appear, even if the channel is set for RX-Only.

On a side-note, CPS will show a red box around the TX frequency if it is outside the range of the radio. So if you enter "0.00000" for the TX frequency, the red box will appear, but once you set the channel for RX-only, that red box goes away.
 
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