Question about Uniden BC72XLT Handheld Scanner

1 Answer

BC72XLT scanner does not stop on some programmed channels while scanning. My other scanner will read the transmission. The numbers indicating banks 1 and 3 aare not visable during scan, are they locked out? Have only had the scanner several days. Thanks Ron

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 44 Answers

What it is because that your other banks are locked out and thats why it by passes your frequencies...unlock your banks and it will stop on the transmissions...

Posted on Jul 17, 2011

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have entered a few frequencies into my scanner and now i am trying to get them to scan. I press the scan button and it will scan a channel one at a time, but i would liek for it to scan all the...


Your BC72XLT SCAN feature samples one frequency/channel at a time, but it should only stop on active frequencies. If it's stopping on inactive frequencies you may need to adjust the squelch. For more details on programming and operating your scanner you can download and print the factory manual, at no cost, here:

http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BC72XLTom.pdf

Bill B.
Listening in since the 60's

Apr 20, 2011 | Uniden BC72XLT Handheld Scanner

1 Answer

I WANT HELP TO PROGRAM MY SCANNERBC72XLT


To program a known frequency into your BC72XLT:
- Power the scanner ON
- Press the HOLD key to stop scanning
- Enter the number of the channel to be programmed (1 through 100)
- Press the Func and Pgm keys
- Enter the frequency, including the decimal point (e.g., 156.225)
- Press E to enter the data into memory

More detailed programming instructions are contained in the operating manual which you can download and print, at no cost, here:
http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BC72XLTom.pdf

For a comprehensive database of active frequencies in your area, and a lot of other useful scanning information, visit:
www.RadioReference.com

Bill B.
Listening in since the 60's

Oct 30, 2010 | Uniden BC72XLT Handheld Scanner

1 Answer

How do i program it


To program a known frequency:
1. Power the scanner ON.
2. Press the HOLD key to stop scanning.
3. Enter the desired channel number.
4. Press the FUNC and PGM keys.
5. Enter the frequency, including decimal point.
6. Press E to enter the data into memory.
7. Repeat steps 3 through 6 for other channels.

More detailed programming instructions can be found in the scanner operating manual w2ich you can download/print here:

http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BC72XLTom.pdf

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

www.RadioReference.com

Bill B

Jun 30, 2010 | Uniden BC72XLT Handheld Scanner

1 Answer

How do i program this


To program a known frequency into your BC72XLT:
- Power the scanner ON.
- Press HOLD to stop scanning, then enter the number of the channel that you wish to program (1 - 100).
- Press the FUNC and PGM keys.
- Enter the frequency, including the decimal point.
- Press E to enter the data into memory.

More programing information can be found in the scanner operating manual, which can be downloaded/printed here:

http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BC72XLTom.pdf

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

www.RadioReference.com

Bill B

May 06, 2010 | Uniden BC72XLT 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 Communications

1 Answer

I cannot figure out how to program my scanner to the fire frequency.


To program any known frequency into your BC72XLT, power the scanner ON, and then:

1. Press Hold. Then enter the channel number where you want to store a frequency, then press Func and Pgm. The channel number appears.
2. Use the number keys and to enter the frequency (including the decimal point) you want to store.
3. Press E to store the frequency into the channel.

Notes:
• If you entered an invalid frequency in Step 2, Error appears and the scanner beeps three times. Enter a valid frequency.
• The scanner automatically rounds the entered number to the nearest valid frequency. For example, if you enter 151.473 (MHz), your scanner accepts it as 151.475.
• When you enter a frequency into a channel, the scanner automatically turns on the delay function and DLY appears. When delay is turned on, the scanner automatically pauses scanning 2 seconds after the end of a transmission before scanning proceeds to the next channel. To turn the function off or on, press Func + Dly.
• If you enter a frequency that has already been entered elsewhere, the scanner sounds an error tone and displays the channel that was duplicated. If you entered the frequency by mistake, press then enter the correct frequency. To enter the frequency anyway, press E to
accept.

4. To program the next channel in sequence, press E then repeat Steps 2 and 3.

Need the full manual for your scanner? You can download/print it here:

http://uniden.com/pdf/BC72XLTom.pdf

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

www.RadioReference.com

BillB


Jan 16, 2010 | Uniden BC72XLT Handheld Scanner

1 Answer

How do i programme channels into my UBC73XLT uniden scanner plz


- Power the scanner ON
- Press HOLD to stop scanning
- Enter the channel number that you wish to program
- Press FUNC then PGM (Channel number will show)
- Enter the desired frequency, including the decimal point
- Press E to confirm

Need the manual for your scanner? You can download/print it here:

http://www.uniden.com.au/resources_main/pdfs/UBC73XLT_OM.pdf


Dec 27, 2009 | Uniden BC72XLT Handheld Scanner

1 Answer

How to program Uniden bc72xlt


It looks like Uniden went out of their way to complicate the programming process on the BC72XLT. To program a frequency into it, first turn the scanner ON, then press the HOLD button to stop scanning. enter the channel number that you wish to program (01, 02, etc.), press FUNC and PGM (E), followed by the frequency - including the decimal point. Finally, press E. Pressing HOLD again should advance the scanner to the next channel where you can start again. Need the manual? You can download it here:

http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BC72XLTom.pdf

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

www.RadioReference.com

Nov 01, 2009 | Radio Shack Pro-97 Handheld Scanner

1 Answer

I have a new BC72XLT that I recieved as a gift. I have tried to program in the local frequencies but still have not been able to get one in. I have read the instruction book a hundred times. Can anyone me...


If you know the freq. codes, push hold, the bank number you want to store it in, push func., then push E(for program), type in the code(this includes the decimal), then push E. DLY will show up for a delay if there's not a transmission on the freq.

Jan 09, 2009 | Uniden BC72XLT Handheld Scanner

1 Answer

BC72XLT


Here is the directions to store frequencies in your scanner:


Storing Known Frequencies
Into Channels

1. Press Hold. Then enter the channel number
where you want to store a frequency, then press
Func and Pgm. The channel number appears.
2. Use the number keys and to enter the
frequency (including the decimal point) you want
to store.
3. Press E to store the frequency into the channel.
Notes:
• If you entered an invalid frequency in Step 2,
Error appears and the scanner beeps three
times. Enter a valid frequency.
• The scanner automatically rounds the entered
number to the nearest valid frequency.
For example, if you enter 151.473 (MHz), your
scanner accepts it as 151.475.
• When you enter a frequency into a channel, the
scanner automatically turns on the delay
function and DLY appears. When delay is turned
on, the scanner automatically pauses scanning
Operation 2 seconds after the end of a transmission before
scanning proceeds to the next channel. To turn
the function off or on, press Func + Dly.
• If you enter a frequency that has already been
entered elsewhere, the scanner sounds an error
tone and displays the channel that was
duplicated. If you entered the frequency by mistake,
press then enter the correct frequency.
To enter the frequency anyway, press E to
accept.
4. To program the next channel in sequence, press
E then repeat Steps 2 and 3.

Dean
Rollin CBs

Feb 19, 2008 | Uniden BC72XLT Handheld Scanner

Not finding what you are looking for?
Uniden BC72XLT Handheld Scanner Logo

272 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Uniden Radio Communications Experts

Jason

Level 2 Expert

211 Answers

John
John

Level 2 Expert

509 Answers

AnyMHz.com
AnyMHz.com

Level 2 Expert

500 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...