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Trunking frequencies I have programmed the frequencies and the Talk group id's per the manual. The scanner is not scanning the ID's just the raw frequencies. I get noise...

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Did you initialize your scanner? If you did, then you also deleted your trunking banks (1-9). These are the banks that store the channels that were inputted by you. The scanner will display "All channels locked out," when all of these banks are empty. You may have to put the frequencies in again. I suggest using win97. There is a 30day trial. This is the only program that I know of that will work with this scanner.

The pre-programmed channels should still be there. If you press and hold the scan button for a couple of seconds you should see the signal stalker running.

Good luck.

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

  • brandy337 Oct 21, 2008

    *Check that, the banks are numbered 0-9. Sorry about that. :)

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