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Bad Reception..... I have a pro 96 digital scanner, for the dept I work for I carry a minitor 4 for alerts, or to listen to county dispatches for fire. We and most of surrounding county is on a trunk system from police/fire, even the road dept.. I have noticed that my minitor is alot clearer while my scanner has alot of static, and is a split second or two behind, and cuts completly out while transmitting.. Is their an antenna booster or a better antenna I can use for this.. its a portable hand held. Do they make antennas more powerful, or better than the other... I know this can receive better than it is... and I assume its the antenna? Is their something like a booster than can be added?. Thanks for your thoughts ~Dave

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Re: Bad Reception.....

Sens. is do to bad tuneing on a signal generator have the radio tech re-do the ifs till thay get it right!!! and settle for nuthing lessa tuned radio to a tuned ANTENA a (mach made in heaven)

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I would like to know if there is away I can print out the frequencies & channels for Monterey, Calif Thank You

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    I have a uniden bearcat scanner and cant pick up my local police dept. I put the frequency in and still dont hear anything. I have a bc145xl 16 channel scanning radio and want to know if its compatible...

    If you programmed the correct frequency, you should be getting reception. Check to verify the frequency. Otherwise, you may be too far from the transmitter to receive signals. Try your scanner in other locations, check your antenna, and try receiving the PD on another scanner.

    The MARCS - Ohio Multi-Agency Radio Communications system - is a Motorola Type II SmartZone Omnilink Trunking system that utilizes APCO-25 digital transmissions. Your BC145XL is not compatible with trunking or digital systems. In order to follow the MARCS you will need one of the following scanners:
    GRE PSR-500, PSR-600
    Radio Shack PRO-106, PRO-197, PRO-96, PRO-2096
    Uniden BC250D, BC785D, BC296D, BC796D, BCD396T, BCD396T, BCD996T, BCD996XT, or the brand new HomePatrol-1

    Bill B.
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    Hi my pro 96 scanner recieves nearby stations poorly

    If you're talking about a digital trunked system with multiple towers or a simulcast system, then 'welcome to the club'. I have the same problem, but that only applies to digital trunked multisite P25 9600 baud systems. Everything else should be clear. What band are you trying to listen to: VHF Lo, VHF Hi, UHF, 800MHz, analog or digital? RS's more expensive antenna will give you better reception on VHF over the 'stock' rubber antenna that they give you. Let me know what you're trying to hear, and I can help more on this issue. Okay?

    Jul 12, 2010 | Radio Shack Pro-96 Scanner

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    Need police channels for butler mo Make note of radio is probably the best resource for frequencies in the United States - and it's free! It is particularly helpful with info on digital trunking and how to program your pro 96 for your specific area. Where I live in Wake County, North Carolina EVERYTHING is now trunked digitally and I found radio reference very helpful.....Happy scan ning!

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    Pro-95 stopped receiving

    They should still be on the 460MHz band. Not digital. Here is a great website. Poke around on this site. It's updated just about daily and I find it very accurate. Enjoy.

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    Pro-97, only want to listen to EMS

    Not being completely familar with the radio system you use... i would presume that your dispatch uses a subaudio tone to "turn off" the squelch on the radio you use as an emt.... if you know that tone make sure it is turned on for the scanner on the frequency that you are using. i presume the id numbers are specific to areas of the city.


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