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Tool on scanner wont shut off

I was driving the other day, and i accidentally hit a button on it, and its like an "eye" its located as a 3rd sub tool on the 4th channel, it searches channels for frequencies, its wicked annoying since it makes a loud annoying noise when it finds one, its already programmed, i mis-placed the book. can someone please tell me how to shut the stupid thing off! :) thanks! - E bombz

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Re: tool on scanner wont shut off

Go to the below link for the manual. That eye symbol refers to stalker mode, which enhances the reception of the radio, see page 23 of the manual. It sounds to me like it's stuck in service mode(SVC) which allows you to scan frequency ranges for police,fire,air, etc.See page 28 of manual for more details. Hoipe this helps.

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