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Just bought this scanner used and having problems with Banks 3 and 4

I just bought this scanner through craigslist.com and I have already programmed the channels that I want but can't seem to get Banks 3 and 4 to scan. When the scanner is in scan it will not go through these two banks. I don't know if this is something normal that it does. I have checked the manual and I made sure that these banks were not on lockout. Please help me out!!!!!

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While the scanner is scanning press buttons 3 and 4 and they should start scanning too, if they dont then go to the first channel in bank 3 manually and press LO to unlock it, then hit manual again to go to the next channel and press LO again to unlock it( all of the channels in the bank are probably either locked out or empty(nothing programmed into them)

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BC72XLT scanner does not stop on some programmed channels while scanning. My other scanner will read the transmission. The numbers indicating banks 1 and 3 aare not visable during scan, are they locked...


what it is because that your other banks are locked out and thats why it by passes your frequencies...unlock your banks and it will stop on the transmissions...

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I have a realistic pro-2021 scanner and dont know how to operate it other than turning it on or off can you help ??


Programming Frequencies

1. Select the desired channel.

2. Press [PROGRAM] to enter the programming mode.

3. Enter the desired frequency.

4. Press [ENTER].

Selecting the Channel

Step 1:

1. Press [MANUAL]. Continue pressing until the display shows
Channel 20. Press [PROGRAM].

2. Press [2][0][MANUAL]. Press [PROGRAM]. (or press [PROGRAM],
press [2][0], press [PROGRAM]).

Step 2:

Press the keys (example 162.55)

Step 3:

Press [ENTER]. To program the next frequency, move to another channel in
this way. Press [PROGRAM] to advance to the next channel. Repeat the
same steps to add more frequencies.


SKIPPING BANKS

1. Turn the power on.

2. Press the number key that corresponds to the bank to be skipped.

3. The corresponding bank number indicator disappears from the display
and the entire bank is skipped.

NOTE: To restore the banks, press the number key again.


SEARCHING WITH YOUR PRO-2021

To search for transmission, press [PROGRAM], enter limits of frequency
range, and press [up arrow] or [down arrow] to activate "search."

1. Press [PROGRAM].

2. Press [LIMIT].

3. Enter the lower limit of frequency range to be searched.

4. Press [ENTER].

5. Press [LIMIT].

6. Enter the upper limit of frequency range to be searched.

7. Press [ENTER].

Activate "search" by pressing [up arrow] or [down arrow]. [Down arrow]
starts search from the highest frequency and goes down. [Up arrow] moves
in the opposite direction.

Press [SPEED] to accelerate or to slow down the search.

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While its in scan mode press the # of the channel to select.. you will see the bar go under the # Then it will scan the channel

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Bank are locked out


Simple, some Radio Shack models respond to their preset lock out override control protocol. Try holding the lock out button and the scanner should override the lock out on the banks. If that doesn't work, you may need to un-lock them one by one, which may be time consuming. Or, you could reprogram the scanner all together.

Hope this helps!

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Trunking frequencies


Did you initialize your scanner? If you did, then you also deleted your trunking banks (1-9). These are the banks that store the channels that were inputted by you. The scanner will display "All channels locked out," when all of these banks are empty. You may have to put the frequencies in again. I suggest using win97. There is a 30day trial. This is the only program that I know of that will work with this scanner.

The pre-programmed channels should still be there. If you press and hold the scan button for a couple of seconds you should see the signal stalker running.

Good luck.

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Scanner not working


Did you use a software program or have radio shack program the scanner for you? If so, check to make sure the banks were selected in the software to be enabled. I assume the your scanner shows 0123****** Now to manually select banks, simply press the number for the selected bank to both select and de-select as warrented. When you press 4, bank 4 will now be scanned. Also, should you press 1, bank 1 will not be scanned.

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New to Radio Scanners


If it just seems to be "stuck" on static, you probably need to adjust the Squelch. Try turning the squelch down until the static stops.
If you haven't programmed any frequencies into the banks, scanning won't do anything. Press "Func" and "Scan" to perform a Search. This way, if you find a frequency with a lot of chatter, you can program it into a bank for scanning later.
The easiest thing to do is to find frequencies for your local police, fire, etc. on the internet & program them into the various banks on the scanner.
BC72XLT user manual (page with PDF link)
Google for local frequencies

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