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* '''Firmware:''' You can verify the version of DSP firmware currently active by pressing the 3 key during the "Welcome" screen. Future firmware upgrades can be installed by downloading and running an upgrade program  
 
* '''Firmware:''' You can verify the version of DSP firmware currently active by pressing the 3 key during the "Welcome" screen. Future firmware upgrades can be installed by downloading and running an upgrade program  
 
** [http://www.greamerica.com/support/ GRE America Support page]
 
** [http://www.greamerica.com/support/ GRE America Support page]
** Radio Shack support page  
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** [http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3348287&tab=support PRO-106 support page at RS] 
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** [http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3348288&tab=support PRO-197 support page at RS]
  
 
* [[Simulcast digital distortion]]
 
* [[Simulcast digital distortion]]

Revision as of 09:28, 14 January 2009

  • You navigate objects in MAN mode: Just use the Arrow Keys. Up/Down scrolls within a scan list, and Left/Right scrolls to change scan lists. You can also just type the Object number and press ENT. Also in PGM mode, there is a FIND option and you type Alpha/Numeric (partial or full) and it will search the number and text fields in every object and let you choose to monitor (MAN), or press NEXT (Softkey) to keep FIND-ing, or EDIT to edit the found object.
  • Hold: You can pause while scanning, or now the MAN mode is fully trunking so you can just "FIND" on some Conventional, Search, or Talkgroup, Sweeper, alpha or number data, and then press MAN.
  • Activate/Deactivate Scan Lists: Sets membership in Scan Lists. Use left and right keys to scroll through Scan Lists. Use SEL key to toggle Scan List membership. A “*” next to the Scan List number indicates that the object is mapped to that Scan List.
  • Default Scanlist: When programming an object, select the scan list using the menu or the default scan list one will be used. To return an object to your selected scanlist, set the default the the scanlist to the number you want. To return an object to the default during EDIT or NEW press Dflt.
  • Dupe function: To repeat commonly used object attributes, use the Dupe function.
  • Object access: To go to an object, press MAN or PGM and the object number, then press E to goto the object.
  • Force Analog: If you have a CONV object that you know is analog, You can set the object to tone search to force it as analog.
  • Force Digital: If you have a CONV object (or trunked) that you know is digital, you can force it as digital by forcing it to search for P25 NAC.
  • Flex Step: "Super Expert Setting Menu". PGM, FUNC F3:GLOB Scroll down to "flexStep" and Rt-Arrow it to "On" F1:Save
  • Audio Boost: Expert menu, AudioBoost, On or OFF, Applies a 6 dB boost to audio levels when the object is active
  • Delete Alpha Characters during entry: Func + CL will delete all the characters in a line. Use the "." (decimal) key to delete a character and make a blank space.
  • Battery Settings: Change the battery setting in the Global menu: Alkaline, NiCad, or NiMIH, to set the proper battery warnig levels for the battery type you are using.
  • Quick Menu Move: Func + Up or Down will move to the top or bottom of a menu.
  • Go directly to a newly saved conventional object: Press MAN right after pressing "Stor" in the search, you'll be taken right to the CONV object you just stored.
  • Object Search: If you press manual, you can then scroll through the scanlist (the default save to, is scanlist 1) with the up/down arrows. You can also use the Find feature. press Program, Edit, Find enter a alpha text or frequency. And you can find it by object type by pressing Program, Edit, press left or right key to select the object type, such as CONV, the the up down arrow to select the conventional object.
  • Signal Strength Meter Settings: A setting of 470-750, provides a more relative indication of signal bars than the default range.
  • EDACS Narrow: For some systems, the control channel data may need to be inverted. Once the EDACS narrow system is created, arrow down to the "Expert Below" section until you see "Invert Data: No", arrow right or left to display "Yes", press Save (F1) to save changes.
  • Cloning: Make sure the radios used for cloning are not set to output control channel data or they will not clone. PGM, Fun+Glob (F3), then pressing the Func+down arrow and then the up arrow once, press the right arrow once to YES, then (F1) to Save.

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