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I get an error when I try and enter certain freq. Any idea why?

I just purchased a Pro82 Scanner so I can listen to whats going on in my local area.
I am having trouble entering certain frequencies... for example in my area the local sheriff dispatch is 159.0900, yet when I try and input that frequency the scanner gives me an error code. Same thing for CHP dispatch and various other frequencies. Are these frequencies blocked because they are law enforcement or is there something I am not doing?
I'm a scanner newb... if it's not obvious.

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  • semaj2u Aug 25, 2008

    i can't seem 2 put my local police freq. lik when i put 857.4875 it reads error what do i do now

  • Anonymous Sep 04, 2008

    me pasa lo mismo, digito PGM, sale ok, ingreso 1 luego el segundo digito 5 no puedo ingresarlo ???



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You have to push the program button before you put the frequency in and then press enter

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