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Programming I have a bct8 scanner and was wondering if there's help out there with programming.Is there a download for people that just don't get it.Something I can load directly to my scanner.Thanks.

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    Programming it, I just don't get it. Is there any easy to understand instructions and or pictures available to use this thing?



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    Joe

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If its just a normal frequency then select Hold/Resume and press the arrow keys until you find the selected channel, then program in the frequency for example 130.000 you have to make sure the decimal point goes in with the frequency then press (E) then press the arrow key up to go to the next channel and program and repeat steps.
Then select scan you may need to activate the banks so when scanning just press 1,2,3,4,5 so next to the bank icon all 5 should be up.

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