default transmit profile

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OK, it's time again for Bob to ask another dumb question. As seen in the attached photo, each time I boot up my 6500 the transmit profile window is blank. The radio seems to be in the last mode I was in. Also despite anything I've tried, the volume always comes up set to "50".

I've set each control as I'd like it to be, and I've saved both the global and transmit profile, yet the 6500 insists on coming up in this "unnamed" mode. Not a big deal, just annoying.  How can I get the volume and transmit settings to be remembered, and have the radio boot up to a specific profile?

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WA2SQQ

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Walt - KZ1F

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Pretty much how it behaves for me. Plus, no such thing as dumb question.
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Ken ve7kwa

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Ditto...
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Alex - DH2ID, Elmer

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Every time I boot up my 6500, it remembers my last profile and tx profile. I have quite a lot of profiles for all modes and bands and tx profiles for my main modes.
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Bill W2PKY

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I open the profile manager to select/save the desired profile. That works for me.
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WA2SQQ

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I can save the profile, but it will not remember the volume. When i boot up theradio the following day it always defaults to the blank window. At least, there should be some way for it to remember the last used profile and resume using that. Better yet, have an optio to use the last used profile, OR, boot using a user specified profile. Maybe this should be a new feature suggestion?
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Martin Ewing AA6E

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If you choose a TX profile, then save a Global Profile, the TX profile will be remembered and selected whenever you select that Global Profile again.  I.e. Your chosen TX profile is part of the data stored in the Global Profile.

If you find this a little confusing, join the club.  The Profile system (and the Persistence system) are useful, but somehow not the final word on configuration control.  I find that I want a certain batch of settings when I'm running SSB that are different from CW or digital modes, and these will be the same on many bands.  Profiles don't seem to capture all the settings of interest for me, and they are too hard to set up.  I'd like to be able to edit a parameter file off-line, too.
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WA2SQQ

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Yes, understood. But when the radio is restarted need a profile is automatically loaded. You should be able to designate a profile that is automatically loaded each time the radio is restarted.