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Have uniden 396T. Control channel now on one system does not work

Have uniden 396T. Last night control channel on one band(Seattle Police) worked great. This morning it cannot find control channel. Went to control channel in the radio and made sure it was marked yes. Have erased that group and system twice now and still it cannot find control channel. The other Motorola systems work fine. Have even tried re banding to no avail.

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Have you put in more than one control channel for your area.

I always put as many of the red or blue Control channels in my area. I counted 23 Control Channels for the whole system. I would put everyone in if it were me.

I set the system up as "Control Channel Only".

In a metroploitan area you should be able to pick up another control channel on the system.

I use the Arc396Pro Software ato program my scanner. (available at ScannerMaster) I know in the Pro version you can download the information directly into your scanner. You can try this to be sure your settings are going in correctly.

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Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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