Question about Uniden BC244CLT Base Scanner

1 Answer

The problem is ME...don't know how to use it...

I just got it at a yard sale. My son and I have been trying to program it. We get the weather channel and TV. We have the manual and the 10 band, 30 channel scanner reference guide and Frequency guide. Maybe we just don't know what we are doing but we can't get anything as far as police or emergency. Could it be because we live up in N Idaho? are we out of range? Are we just not understanding the programming? Any help would be appreciated!!! Debbie in Spirit Lake, Idaho

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

All I wanted was a little "free" advice.... now I keep getting emails from you to purchase a program. No thanks. Please unsubscribe this. thank you.

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do i program a pro-135 200 channel hand held scanner from radio shack


  1. 1. Press "MAN."
  2. 2. Press "ENT/PGM" to put the scanner in programming mode. You will see PGM appears.
  3. 3. Use the number keys to enter both the channel storage bank and the channel number you want to assign to a frequency.
  4. 4. Press "MAN."
  5. 5. Use the number keys to enter the frequency and don't forget decimal point.
  6. 6. Press "ENT/PGM" to store the frequency into the channel.
  7. 7. you just stored a frequency into a channel. Repeat steps above until you have your scanner programmed how you want.
  • Hope this helps.

Nov 26, 2011 | Radio Shack Radio Scanners

1 Answer

My uniden bearcat 50 channel 800mhz stop the police,fire ect.. and only gives me weather.. why? can you help ?


  • You can try pressing "Manual" and then "Scan" or "Band" buttons from the weather setting to get you back to scanning the police, fire,etc.
  • Make sure you don't have a WX (Weather) frequency programmed into on of the regular 50 channels or the scanner will continue to stop every time around as it will pick up the WX frequency.
  • Make sure you have your scanner programmed as well.

Regards, Tony

May 27, 2011 | Uniden BC80XLT Handheld Scanner

1 Answer

MY RADIOSHACK NASCAR PRO-84 SCANS THREW CHANNELS BUT STAYS STUCK ON ONE CERTAIN WEATHER CHANNEL AND WONT CONTINUE SCANNING AND I NEED TO NO HOW TO DELETE THAT CHANNEL COMPLETELY.


The NOAA weather frequencies have constant broadcasts, so your scanner "locks" onto them. The only ways to prevent this are to either delete the weather frequency or lock it out. To delete, just program the frequency "0.0" (zero point zero) into the channel. To lock it out, press the L/O key while on the weather freq.

Bill B

Aug 06, 2010 | Radio Shack Pro-84 Handheld Scanner

3 Answers

I need to reprogram my Realistic Pro-2023 police scanner. I do not have my local police codes nor do I know how to reprogram it. Help.


PROGRAMMING YOUR SCANNER

For a a comprehensive database of active frequencies in your area, visit:

www.RadioReference.com


1. Turn on your scanner by turning VOLUME clockwise.

2. Press [MANUAL], enter the channel number you want to program, then
press [MANUAL] and [PROGRAM]. The channel number flashes to indicate
you are programming the channel.

3. Enter a frequency.

4. Press [ENTER] to store the frequency. If you make a mistake in Step
3, ERROR appears on the display. Proceed again from Step 3.

5. If you want your scanner to pause after each transmission before
scanning to the next channel, press [DELAY] so that DELAY appears in
the display. See "Using the Delay Feature."

6. To program more channels, repeat Steps 2-4. If you want to program
the next channel in sequence, simply press [PROGRAM] and repeat Steps
3 - 4.

SETTING THE VOLUME AND SQUELCH CONTROLS

Use the SQUELCH control to decrease your scanner's sensitivity to weak
signals. This allows the scanner to receive only the strongest
transmissions.

1. Turn the SQUELCH and VOLUME controls fully counterclockwise.

2. Turn the VOLUME control clockwise until you hear a hissing sound.

3. Slowly turn the SQUELCH control clockwise until the hissing sound
stops.

SCANNING THE CHANNELS

To begin scanning the channels, press [SCAN]. Your scanner scans through
all the channels except the ones you have locked out. Be sure to read the
following sections to get the full benefit from your scanner's special
features.

USING THE DELAY FEATURE

Many agencies use a two-way radio system that might have a 2 second silence
(or more) between a query and a reply. To keep from missing a reply,
program a delay on the channels you identify as operating this way.

To program a delay, select the channel and press [DELAY] so that DELAY
appears on the display. Now when your scanner pauses at an active channel
when scanning, it waits for 2 seconds after the completion of each
transmission on that channel before it resumes scanning.

If you do not want your scanner to pause, select the channel and be sure
that DELAY is not on the display. If DELAY appears on the display, press
[DELAY] to turn it off for that channel.

LOCKING OUT CHANNELS

You can make your scanner scan more efficiently by locking out channels
that you have not programmed. Manually select the channel and press [LOCK
OUT] so that LOCK OUT apperas on the display. This is also handy for
locking out channels that have a continuous transmission. You can still
manually select locked-out channels for listening.

To unlock a channel you have locked, manually select the channel and press
[LOCK OUT] so that LOCK OUT disappears from the display.

NOTE: You cannot lock out Channel 1.

USING THE PRIORITY FEATURE

Channel 1 is designated as your scanner's priority channel. You can turn
on the priority feature so that you do not miss transmissions on Channel 1,
even if you are monitoring another channel.

Press [PRIORITY] so that PRIORITY appears on the display. Now your scanner
checks Channel 1 every 2 seconds, and stays on the channel if there is any
activity.

MANUALLY SELECTING A CHANNEL

You can continuously monitor a specific channel without scanning. This is
useful if you hear an emergency broadcast on a channel and do not want to
miss any details-even though there might be periods of silence-or if you
want to monitor a specific channel.

Follow these steps to manually select a channel.

1. Press MANUAL.

2. Enter the channel number.

3. Press MANUAL again.

Or, if your scanner is scanning and stops at the desired channel, press
MANUAL one time. (Pressing MANUAL additional times causes your scanner
to step through the channels.)

LISTENING TO THE WEATHER BAND

The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has allocated several channels
for use by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). We
have preprogrammed your scanner with all of the frequencies available to
NOAA. To hear your local forecast and regional weather information, simply
press [WX]. Your scanner begins scanning through the weather band, and WX
SEARCH appears on the display.

Your scanner should stop within a few seconds, and you hear the local
weather broadcast. If the broadcast is weak, you can press [WX] again
to scan through the rest of the weather band.

Bill B


Feb 21, 2010 | Radio Scanners

1 Answer

Dont know how to program it or what channel to put it on


Here's a link to the manual for your BC95XLT:

http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BC95XLTom.pdf

You can download and print it at no cost, and it will walk you through the programming steps.

For a comprehensive database of active frequencies in your area, and a lot of other useful scanning info, visit:

www.RadioReference.com

BillB

Feb 15, 2010 | Uniden BC-95 XLT Scanner

1 Answer

I recently picked up an old Bearcat 18 channel scanner at a yard sale for $1. It works great and I was able to program it, but now I'm wondering if I programmed it correctly? It seems like sometimes I only...


Hi, You do NOT need to input the "INPUT" channel, as that is the low-powered frequency input to the high power repeater. You will only hear nearby units, and not the dispatcher or other further away units. You can however, sometimes hear more 'secret' info, but most of the time do not use the INPUT, only the repeater Output or FREQUENCY is just fine. A great deal for $1 - it eats up batteries pretty quick, so look for an AC adapter at a sale too! 73's from Ham John

Nov 04, 2009 | Radio Scanners

1 Answer

Need programing instructions


try this website here it has all uniden products http://www.uniden.com/index/manuals_results.cfm?cat=3 i believe it uses the same manual as BC248CLT

May 16, 2009 | Uniden BC340CRS Base Scanner

1 Answer

I need to know how to program channels into it


HI again, the 248 is only a 50 channel, do you need this info for the 860? If so, I answered in your other post, but here it is again.

Hi tina33, I have an 860 scanner,and this is how I do it. If there is no freq's in there yet, start on channel 1 and punch in the freq- hit E and it will enter it into the first channel. Hit manual to go to ch 2 and repeat. If you need freq's for your area, go here and search out your state and county and it'll give you a list of freq's for your county.You do not have to add the weather channels as their in there already, just hit the weather button. I use an external antenna on mine as it extends the range and allows me to pick up the cars as well.
http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/
If you need a book for your scanner, you can get one here, just print1.gif it out.
http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BC860XLTom.pdf

Hope this helps,, Mechanic

Jan 22, 2008 | Uniden BC248CLT Base Scanner

1 Answer

Programming the BC244CLT


Hi, If I'm reading correctly, that scanner is listed as a 30 channel scanner only. You can pick freq's from 10 different bands. Here's just some of the features listed, hope this answered your question.
Mechanic
FEATURES:
  • Clock/Alarm - Large backlit LCD displays time and features "any button" snooze.
  • 30 Channels - You can program each of these memory channels to store one frequency.
  • 10 Bands - Including all public service bands, 4 "HAM" bands, federal and military land mobile bands.
  • Weather Scan - Automatically scans all national weather service frequencies.

Jan 17, 2008 | Uniden BC244CLT Base Scanner

Not finding what you are looking for?
Uniden BC244CLT Base Scanner Logo

62 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Uniden Radio Scanners Experts

Iron
Iron

Level 3 Expert

3018 Answers

Robert McClure

Level 2 Expert

160 Answers

John
John

Level 2 Expert

473 Answers

Are you an Uniden Radio Scanner Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...