Model: BCD996XT, 396XT, 996P2 & 325P2Q: How do I program my units??A: To program this scanner manually, you will first want to make sure that everything is deleted out of it first, like the preprogrammed states such as Alaska. To do this you will want to turn off the scanner. Most scanners pick up frequencies in «line of sight,» so you shouldn’t expect to pick up a frequency beyond the horizon. Ask your retailer to show you the location if it is difficult to find, or look at your user manual. 5 Press the programming button. Make sure that you go to to get your frequencies and systems. Model: Homepatrol 1&2Q: My scanner will only pickup signals that are close.A: Check to make sure attenuation is not on. This can help you receive a clearer signal. 4 Let the hobbyists do the work for you.
You will then see a black box with PGM in it in the top right corner of screen, this means you are in program mode. Please follow the steps below for each frequency. Try scanning full database to see if any trunking systems can be received.
Model: Homepatrol 1&2Q: Why does my scanner not receive anything?A: Check to make sure attenuation is not on. Press «E/Yes» This will save the conventional frequency to the «Qck Save Cnv System -> Qck Save Grp» If you desire to place the Cnv Freq. in a already existing conventional system press «.No» key, then select the Conventional system from the menu. Unanswered Questions Show more unanswered questions Ask a Question 200 characters left Submit If this question (or a similar one) is answered twice in this section, please click here to let us know. Because a handheld model relies on batter power, you will need to fully charge it before you begin the process of programming in frequencies.