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I'm having problems programming radio frequencies on my scanner.

The radio frequencies in my county have three numbers, a decimal point, then five additional numbers. My scanner is only allowing me to program three numbers, a decimal point, and then four numbers. I figured that because the last number is always a zero, that maybe it doesn't matter if you include it or not. Once I enter the frequency, it just says error.

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You didn't mention the make or model of your scanner, so I can't provide a response specific to your unit, but the trailing zero is meaningless, so there's no reason to enter it. Some bands on some scanners will only accept three decimal digits, but the scanner should round off your entry and still receive the intended frequency.

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