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On the AnyTone 878UV I can choose to display the frequency or the channel name or frequency (Settings->Radio Set->4 Ch.Name). But seems to me like there's enough screen real estate to be able to show both. Is there a way?

I've also looked for a way to map a PF button to switching between Channel and Frequency being displayed, but so far have had no luck.

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  • $\begingroup$ Well, since these comments have served their purpose, I deleted them and posted an answer. And thank you, @Thomas! :-) $\endgroup$
    – Mike Waters
    Nov 21, 2020 at 3:49
  • $\begingroup$ Did Keith's answer help you? If not, please downvote it and comment that it didn't work for you. Too bad that he didn't get the credit for that, but that's still possible. $\endgroup$
    – Mike Waters
    Nov 21, 2020 at 3:53

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I'm posting this answer —by someone else— below. I'm assuming that it's a good one.

You CAN assign a button to switch between Name and Frequency.

Menu/Settings/Radio Set/(choose key like PF3 Long Press)/Ch.Name — When pressed, it will alternate between Frequency and Name on the display.


Per Thomas's comment, this required a firmware update to v. 1.21 to work.

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    $\begingroup$ Yes! With the caveat that the firmware I had at the time (1.17) did not support it. I just updated to 1.21 and now it is possible to choose Ch.Name for PF1 keys. $\endgroup$
    – Thomas
    Nov 22, 2020 at 15:32
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To the best of my knowledge, both of your features are not implemented.

You can choose either name or frequency in "channel mode" and assign a key to switch between channel and VFO mode.

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  • $\begingroup$ Hello Burn, and welcome to this site! :-) $\endgroup$
    – Mike Waters
    Oct 16, 2020 at 19:25

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