The Omni VI + keypad stores two frequency sets. Ie., press the "20"
meter button once and the first 20 meter frequency is displayed. Press
it again, and the second frequency is displayed.
Press it the first time on the DX frequency. Press it again to move to
find and set up your CQ calling frequency. Press it again to move back
to the DX frequency. Press it again to move back to the CQ calling
The scratch pad can be used in conjunction with both set frequencies.
Ie., set the vfo to the DX frequency. Put that in the scratch pad by
pressing VFO>M for one second. My annunciator sends a "K". Press the
20 meter button again. Press the scratch pad recall M>VFO. Now both
registers contain the DX frequency. Use the VFO to go where you want,
and press the "20" button again to get back to the DX frequency.
After reading the above, I am not sure of what I said, but it works.
--- Paul DeWitte K9OT <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have never used the memory or scratch pad features in my Omni VI+.
> Tonight I decided to try out the scratch pad.
> I stored a frequency in the scratch pad and then moved to a different
> frequency. I pushed m>vfo and brought up the frequency that I
> stored. Up to now all is well and good.
> Lets assume that the frequency in the scratch pad is a DX station
> that I want to monitor and try to get when the time is right. The
> frequency that I moved to is one that I am calling CQ. So when I go
> to the scratch pad freq I want to return to my CQ frequency.
> Other than turning the VFO to get back to the CQ frequency, I have
> not figured out how to return. Is there something that I am missing
> If there is not a quick return path, this is totally useless.
> Does anyone use this fearure? I know that I can do this using VFO A
> and VFO B but that should not have to be the way to do it.
> Thanks 73 Paul K9OT
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