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Won't scan frequencies.

Ok, this is an odd problem. Some days my scanner, when I press the scan button, will pick up all the frequencies I have, then sometimes it doesn't. I've adjusted the squelch, did everything I could. I've reset everything, re-entered the frequencies, and still, the same problem. I know that it's picking up the frequencies, because when I switch to manual, i can hear everything, but the moment I hit can, NOTHING. Any help would be awesome

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Check the ATT settings ... when att is showing I don't believe the scanner is as "sensitive" as it is when ATT is showing  this is explained in the manual.... if I remember correctly it is toward the back of the manual Good luck

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