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hello this could be caused by the transmission from the dodge you can buy suppressers that will eliminate this problem or place a resister across the power terminals ,second solution turn squelch fully clockwise hope this helps goodluck
Sorry, but the Uniden Bearcat BCT8 is an analog-only scanner, and there is no magic that will enable it to receive and process digital signals. EDACS, however, is NOT a digital system. It's discussed at length in the BCT8 operating manual, which also contains step-by-step programming instructions for EDACS systems. You can also find a lot of useful information on EDACS, and specifics on systems in use in your area, at: www.RadioReference.com
If you don't have the manual for your scanner, you can download and print it, at no cost, here: http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BCT8om.pdf
turn off scanner hold down the state/highway the number 2 and 9 then while holding the 3 buttons turn your scanner back on while holding the state/highway, 2 and 9 buttons if you did everything correct you will see a clear message show up and about 2 seconds later hear a beep
Can't really diagnose the problem without more information, but make sure that your antenna is connected properly and that you've programmed frequencies that are active in your area. For a quick function check, program the frequency 162.55, 162.4, 162.475, 162.425, 162.45, 162.5, 162.525, 161.65, 161.775, or 163.275 into your scanner. One of them, probably the first one, will be the primary weather frequency in your area. If the scanner picks up the weather broadcast you'll know that it's working.
LTR systems must be entered in a specific order so that channel 1 is 1st, channel 2 is 2nd etc...
Are you sure that the BCT8 tracks LTR systems? A Radio Shack PRO 92 tracks all 3 trunking systems (analog) including Motorola and LTR, while some Uniden only track 1, and some don't do trunking systems at all.
Back to answer my own question.
I just found the problem. If you try to program one of these
scanners (Uniden BCT8) and you keep getting a "pr9-loc" message every
time you try to enter a frequency and "M-LOCK" is showing in the upper
right corner of the display press and hold the M-Lock (E) key until it
beeps twice and "M-LOCK" disappears from the display. You're now
set to program.