One Global Drop-Down List that Remembers ALL Settings

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While having 3 separate drop-down lists may seem to give a lot of flexibility, for me, I would like to keep it simple & sweet and have just one drop-down list that remembers Everything - ALL SETTINGS. If I Change mics, I can just save another Global setup with all previous settings, but w/ updated settings for the new mic and label the setup accordingly. The key would be having enough Characters in the description to define the setup. Also provide a way to manually sort the items in the order we would see them in the drop-down list (for most commonly used setups first. Etc.) Can keep the existing 3 drop-down lists If felt necessary (Which I think just makes more work, but many will disagree I'm sure), but pls give us just ONE that will remember everything. - Thanks for the consideration, Phil N6ERP
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Phil - N6ERP

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Michael Coslo

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I'm trying to imagine how that would be simple!
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Phil - N6ERP

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Label your setup and save it.
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EA4GLI - 8P9EH - Salvador

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You can start your Profile labels with 01, 02, 03, etc, that will make those the top ones in the list. Same with Microphone profiles.

When you create a GLOBAL PROFILE it creates a MIC profile as well as a Transmit Profile.
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Phil - N6ERP

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Yes have been doing that  (With all 3 lists).. Ty.
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George Molnar, KF2T, Elmer

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Global profiles can contain nested mic/transmit profiles. That way, you can have a global profile that contains your preferred mic settings on multiple bands without rebuilding the mic settings each time.
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Phil - N6ERP

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Yes, familiar with that. Ty.
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Phil - N6ERP

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It just seems like managing three lists makes for redundant work, when one list that handles all settings would accomplish the same result.
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Kevin K4VD, Elroy

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I like the idea. The existing setup is too confusing. I can't tell what is being saved and worse, what changed to cause an asterisk to show up in the name.

I'd like a way to save the current radio setup by name and then go back to that name later and have all my settings right where I left them. Easy enough to do something like that say for 40 PSK, change your band to 20 and save it as 20 PSK.

The current profiles do not make it clear what is being saved. If I save a global using the "Digital" transmit profile I created and then save another global that uses the same profile... what happens when I make a change to the Digital profile? If I set it to 20 watts instead of 25 and save it did I just save it for both the 20 and 40 global? If I didn't want to change 40 would I have to create a 40 Digital transmit to go along with the 40 global profile? What about the receive filters, noise mitigation, AGC, etc. Are they saved? I seem to prefer certain settings depending on the band.

Maybe the Global profile can morph into a true global profile or maybe a new method is appropriate. Maybe expand on the Memories to include all user settings.

While the current Global = Global + Mic + Transmit (-receive?) works for a lot of people it is possible a lot of others might like the ease of saving everything one shot to a re-callable name. Back to the grind... 40 PSK.