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Quick Links. Download this manual. Table of Contents. Page 2 Changes or modifications to this product not expressly approved by Uniden, or operation of this product in any way other than as detailed by this Operating Guide, could void your authority to operate this product. Uniden does not represent this unit to be waterproof.

To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock, do not expose this unit to rain or moisture. Page 5 Priority Scan Page 6 Using the Close Call Feature These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

Page 8 According to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act ECPA , you are subject to fines and possible imprisonment for intentionally listening to, using, or divulging the contents of such a conversation unless you have the consent of a party to the conversation unless such activity is otherwise illegal. You can carry it with you wherever you go, use it at home as a base unit, or install it in your vehicle as a mobile unit. Page 10 Page 12 Dropout Delay — You can set whether the scanner pauses at the end of a transmission to wait for a reply.

You can set the delay time for each system you scan, and while searching and using the Close Call feature. Attenuator — Page Auto Store Quick Search — Lets you search from the currently-tuned frequency if you are searching a conventional system, or from the currently-tuned trunk ID if you are searching a trunked system.

Auto Store Frequency AutoStore — Automatically stores all active frequencies within a system you select. About This Manual The screen displays used in this manual are representations of what might appear when you use your scanner.

Then you need to connect the included antenna to the scanner. The BCT can search each of its 21 bands and up to 10 bands together to find active frequencies. This is different from scanning because you are searching for frequencies that have not been programmed into the scanner. Page 19 might hear multiple communications at the same time.

The stations might even interfere with each other to the point where it is impossible to clearly receive any of the stations. Page Conventional Scanning Conventional Scanning Conventional scanning is a relatively simple concept.

Each group of users in a conventional system is assigned a single frequency for simplex systems or two frequencies for repeater systems. Page Repeater Operation Typical repeater systems provide coverage out to about a mile radius from the repeater location.

What is Trunk Tracking? Your BCT is designed to track the following types of trunking systems. Conventional scanning is a simple concept. Not only does your BCT scan channels like a conven- tional scanner, it actually follows the users of a trunked radio system.

This information is pro- grammed into each user radio. Page Ltr Trunking Autonomous Trunking systems operate on a single channel and alternate control data with analog voice traf- fic. Page 27 National Communications. To purchase another copy of the conventional or trunking frequency guide, contact your local dealer or Page 30 Before installing batteries, set the switch in the battery compartment to match the type of batteries you will use.

Page Using Rechargeable Batteries 3. Replace the cover. When flashes and the scanner beeps every 15 seconds, replace both batteries. Using Rechargeable Batteries You can also use two rechargeable batteries to power your scanner. Before you use rechargeable batteries, you must charge them.

The scanner has a built-in circuit that lets you recharge batteries while they are in the scanner. Page Using Ac Power Before you use rechargeable batteries for the first time, charge them for 14 hours to bring them to a full charge. Discharged batteries take about 14 hours to fully recharge.

This automati- cally disconnects the internal speaker. Connecting an Extension Speaker In a noisy area, an optional amplified extension speaker, positioned in the right place, might provide more comfort- able listening.

Page Installing The Demo Software You must install the software to use the scanner with your computer. To select the function labeled on a key, simply press the key. To select the function labeled below a key, hold down on the left side of the scanner then press the key.

Page 37 Key Name Description 4 — Enters a 4. Func acter to the left while editing data. Func acter to the right while editing data.

The display information helps you understand how your scanner operates. The dark area shown above the icons in this illustration is the text dis- play area. Using Func Func To select the function labeled below a key on the front of the scanner, hold down on the left side of the Func For trunked sys Page Preprogrammed System Tips 9 while scanning. You can scan preprogrammed systems more efficiently by preventing the BCT from scanning systems that are not in your area.

Press to hold on the system or hold Func rotate the scroll control to select the system. Continue to hold and press the number key Func corresponding to the channel group you want to activate or deactivate. Hold on an existing channel in any system. Press a key, to returns to the previous menu. Priority channels in lower priority key num- bered systems starting from 1 have highest priority.

Pri appears when you select this mode. To use the menu, press on the left side of the Menu scanner. In most cases, the current menu position appears on the upper line of the menu. Page 48 Menu Item Lets You Set up priority options. However, to get the most enjoyment from your scanner especially if you do not live near one of these counties , you must customize the programming for your area.

The scanner creates an empty conventional system, with a default name of System nnn as you add new systems. C indicates that this is a conven- tional system. When the scanner prompts Confirm? L indicates that this is an LTR system. The scanner then prompts you to enter the LCN for the entered frequency. Enter the LCN, then press E. To enter additional frequencies, press control to select New Frequency, then repeat the above.

Use the instructions in the appropriate section to enter or edit a setting. System-Level Settings These settings apply to the entire system. Enter a value from , then press E to save the setting. Select your setting, then press E. ID Scan - the scanner only stops on channels you have programmed into the system. This setting determines how the scanner will handle ID's that are not multiples of Select your setting then press E. Ignore - the scanner rounds all received ID's down to the next interval of Yes - the scanner treats all received ID's as unique ID's.

Note: The default setting is Off. Page Deleting Systems interference and desensitization that strong signals create. To confirm, press E. Page Group-Level Settings Group-Level Settings The settings in this section apply to all of the channels stored in the current group. Page Deleting Groups After selecting this option, press to assign the group to a quick key or press No to assign the system to no quick key, then press E. Press then rotate the scroll control once to Func select the next letter.

Repeat Steps 1 and 2 until you have entered the channel name. Then press E or press down on the scroll control to accept the setting. Page Setting Channel Alert Off - the channel will not be treated with priority. The scanner then prompts you to enter or scroll to the desired tone. Auto - the step is based on the band see the table at the front of the manual 5.

To cancel, press No. Note: Deleted channels cannot be restored. You must re- enter them. Page 78 Select the channel Paste Channel Then, if necessary, edit the channel you copied to give it a unique name and other settings.


Uniden bt246t scanner Owner's manual download

Quick Links. Download this manual. Table of Contents. Page 2 Changes or modifications to this product not expressly approved by Uniden, or operation of this product in any way other than as detailed by this Operating Guide, could void your authority to operate this product. Uniden does not represent this unit to be waterproof.


Uniden BC246T User Manual

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Uniden BC246T Owner's Manual

Manual zz. Released hot on the heels of the popular Uniden BCDT handheld scanner, many of the innovative features included in that scanner can be found in this new Uniden release. Not only has the case changed compared to earlier models, but changes have been made in the RF sections as well. The case is much smaller than its predecessor, measuring 7. You can turn off backlighting or set three levels for each color without going into the scanner menu system by pressing the volume control on the front of the unit. In a head to head test between the , and the , the was superior.

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