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Programming error BCT8 Uniden

Hello.
A friend of mine couldn't program their new Uniden BCT8 scanner so they brought it to me to see if i could program it for them. I've programmed lots of scanners but this one keeps coming up with a "pr9-loc" message every time you try to enter a frequency. I followed the instructions as per manual but no luck. Any ideas?
Thanks for any suggestions.
Keith

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Hello.
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.
Keith.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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