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Can't listen to a certain frequency.

So according to the specifications of this scanner, it can access between 25 MHz - 956 MHz. I've read the manual and in order to access a particular frequency you're supposed to hit HOLD, type in the frequency and then hit HOLD again. Although when I try and access 46.460 Mhz it beeps three times and give me the error message. I know that this is a legitamate frequency, as that is what my county's fire department dispatches over. Any help is much appreciated.

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Thats to access a channel number. to put a particular frequency in, find a channel to program it in, then hit pgm then enter the frequency, then hit e. its now in there. to access it, hold then channel number then hold again..

Posted on Nov 12, 2007

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Owners manuel for Radio Shack Pro-2039


Nope... seems that since Radio Shack folded up it's tents almost all of the old links have dried up! And GEE, I had one of these scanners but have no idea where it is now?

A FEW of the exceptions follow...

PROGRAMMING
This Link is for the Pro-2021 BUT your PRO-2039 programming will be much the same!

Radio Shack Realistic Pro 2021 Scanner Programming and Overview

This link may help you too but it's a much more advanced scanner!

RadioShack Pro 2050 Scanner Programming Tutorial Police Scanner

PRO-2039 SPECIFICATIONS RigPix Database RadioShack Realistic Pro 2039 20 7462

GENERAL Type:VHF/UHF receiver/scanner Frequency range:66-88 / 108-174 / 380-512 / 806-960 MHz (Europe) Tuning steps: Mode:AM/FM Channels/memory management:200 regular in 10 banks @ 25 ch/sec
10 monitor Power supply:Mains Current drain/power consumption:Max 13 W @ 230 VAC Antenna impedance/connector:50-75 ohms / ? or built-in telescopic whip Dimensions (W*H*D):190*80*180 mm (7.5*3.12*7.12") Weight:1 Kg (2.2 lbs) Other features: RECEIVER SECTION Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz Sensitivity: Selectivity: Image rejection: AF output power/speaker:1 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohms External speaker connector: MISCELLANEOUS Manufactured:China, 199x-199x (Discontinued)

For "PURE AUDIO" there is a MODIFICATION/Link:
http://schreiber.pl/mods.dk/mods.php3-radio=radio_shack&model=pro-2039&selectid=1855.htm



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ANTHONY

Dec 21, 2017 | Radio Shack Radio Communications

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Knocking engine


Instructions
1. Plug in your OBD II (on-board diagnostics) scanner to your OBD II port, which is usually located near the steering column. Many models have the OBD II port on the left side of the under-console of the driver's side dash, near the door. If your car was manufactured prior to the 1994 production year, you may need to use an OBD I translator, which plugs into your OBD II scanner.


2. Turn on your scanner, which may require you to turn your car to the "Acc" position, and read the codes that appear. Use a manual that comes with the scanner to translate the codes.


3. Replace any sensors that come up in the OBD II scan. Multiple sensors work together in order to help fire and time the ignition process for the engine's combustion. The knock sensor particularly helps to sense the engine vibration patterns and regulate the timing in accordance, and may account for excessive engine vibration if the sensor is failed. You may need to remove several components and engine parts in order to access specific sensors, depending on your make, model and engine design. You may also need to raise your vehicle on car ramps in order to access the underside of the engine to remove and replace certain sensors.


4. Replace engine and transmission mounts if needed. This process can vary from vehicle to vehicle, however it usually involves using one or two floor jacks to support the weight of the engine while unbolting one or more engine mounts. Each engine mount also has its own insulator and rubber stopper materials, which are critical to the engine mount's functioning. Failed engine mounts do not necessarily lead to damaging other engine components and is not a fix critical to the proper functioning of your car engine.


5. Inspect your harmonic balancer, which is connected to the crankshaft via a drive belt and serves to reduce and absorb some of the vibrations caused by the crankshaft itself. Loosen and remove the drive belt by turning the belt tensioner bolt. Unbolt the harmonic balancer with a torque wrench and inspect the insulator component, which should be in good shape. Replace the harmonic balancer if the insulator is cracked or showing signs of wear and tear, or if it is missing.


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Regency R1077 base scanner can not delete old frequencies to reprogram scanner


Press "Manual", then press digit key ("0/10" thru "9") that corresponds with the channel to be changed ("0/10" = ch10). Next, press the digit and decimal point keys to enter the frequency in megahertz (Mhz) to be stored in the channel. To store 453.100 Mhz in channel 2, you would press "Manual", then "2". Press the following keys in order: "4" "5" "3" "." "1" "0" "0", followed by pressing the "Enter" key. Repeat this process for up to 10 channels.If you wish to clear unused channels, you should be able to select the channel, then enter "." followed by the "Enter" key.

This scanner will only accept frequencies between 30.000Mhz and 599.999 Mhz. Attempting to input frequencies outside this range will result in an error message.

I hope this helps and good luck! Please rate my reply. Thanks.

Jul 11, 2011 | Radio Shack Pro-96 Scanner

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LOST MY MANUAL TO MY UNIDEN BEARCAT BC142XL CAN I GET A FREE REPLACEMENT


The manual isn't online to my knowledge however I did find a guide on how to program it.
"Turn it on. Push the "MANUAL" button to stop it from scanning.

Push number 1, then push "MANUAL" again. This should leave you on
channel one.

Using the keypad enter the frequency you want to monitor, then push
"E." Press "REVIEW" at anytime to see what frequency is programmed
there. If the review button flashes 000.0000 on the LED readout
display, you might be entering an invalid frequency. Refer to the list
of acceptable frequencies in the Frequency Range Bands below.

Push "MANUAL" to step to channel number two. Enter the frequency. Push
"E." Push "MANUAL" to step to channel three. Repeat this process until
all the (10) channels are full, or you've run out of frequencies to
enter.

Push "SCAN" to start automatically scanning the frequencies. The
radio will stop when it hears someone talking, and resume scanning two
seconds after the conversation has stopped.

Frequency Range Bands:

20 to 29.7 MHz (10 Meter "Ham" Band)
29.7 to 50 MHz (VHF Low Band)
50 to 54 MHz (6 Meter Amateur Band)
136 to 144 MHz (Military Land Mobile)
144 to 148 MHz (2 Meter "Ham" Band)
406 to 420 MHz (Federal Government Land Mobile)
420 to 450 MHz (70cm "Ham" Band)
450 to 470 MHz (UHF Standard Band)
470 to 512 MHz (UHF "T" Band)"

http://newsgroups.derkeiler.com/Archive/Rec/rec.radio.scanner/2006-01/msg00174.html
Hope this helps.

Apr 22, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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I have a Uniden Bearcat 30 Channel 10 Band Radio Scanner how do I program it when I put in the number it shows error


The ERROR message usually indicates that you've tried to program a frequency outside the scanner's tuning range. The BC60XLT top tuning range is the 512 MHz band, so you cannot tune any 800 MHz frequencies. For further information you can download and print the factory manual, at no cost, here:

http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BC60XLTom.pdf

Bill B.
Listening in since the 60's

Apr 01, 2011 | Uniden BC60XLT Handheld Scanner

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800 MHz frequency Mode problem


You have to program it TRUNKING mode when you enter the control channel frequencies. It is decoding okay as the MO shows motorola control channel and +DG means digital decoded and an OPEN group. You need to press the 'trunk' button everytime a talkgroup comes up that you want it to remember for future 'closed' group (-DG) talk groups. I suggest you go to 'RadioReference DOT com" and there are many forums there for your radio, as well as one or two YAHOO GROUPS specifically for your scanner. 73's

Jul 03, 2010 | Radio Shack Pro-2096 Base Scanner

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I am looking at a Radio shack PRO-135 top buy,Getting different specs from sellers on ebay, Is it a 800mhz scanner or just to 512mhz Maybe it was a mistake on my part,I sent a pro-135 back by return mail...


The PRO-135 is a basic conventional/analog scanner with frequency coverage of 25 to 512 MHz. For a nice comparison of available scanners, visit
http://radio-scanner-guide.com/

Also, for a comprehensive database of active frequencies and systems in your area, and a lot of other useful scanning info, visit
www.RadioReference.com

BillB

Feb 03, 2010 | Radio Shack Pro-95 Handheld Scanner

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How to program a bc855xlt uniden bearcat scanning radio


Major Functions of Uniden BC 855 XLT Desktop Scanner

RANGES AND MODES:
29-54 MHz; 137-174 MHz; 406-512 MHz; and 806-956 MHz NFM; 118-136 MHz AM

MEMORIES & MEMORY SCANNING:
• The 855 receives mainly via frequencies programmed into its 50 memory channels. It does not have a VFO or dial mode as such, but can scan within two frequencies.
• To scan memory channels, press SCAN. To hold a channel, press MANUAL.
• The 50 channels are divided into 5 banks (Bank 1: Channels 1-10, Bank 2: 11-20, etc.).
• Any of the 5 banks can be turned off from scanning. To turn a bank on/off, press its number while in Scan Mode. Active banks are illuminated in the display.
• SPEED toggles between 8 & 16 channels per second in both scan & search modes.
TO ENTER A FREQUENCY IN A MEMORY CHANNEL:
• Press MANUAL.
• Press the channel number you wish to program using keypad.
• Press MANUAL again.
• Enter the desired frequency using the keypad.
• Press E (ENTER). (If you make an ERROR, press CLEAR & re-enter frequency.)
• To set 2-second delay, press DELAY. Confirmed by “DLY” in display. Same deselects.
• To lock out channel from scan, select it & press LOCK OUT. Same deselects.
PRIORITY CHANNEL: Press PRIORITY to scan Ch. 1 every 2 seconds.
TO SELECT CHANNELS MANUALLY:
• Press MANUAL.
• Press desired channel number on keypad.
• Press MANUAL. Press MANUAL repeatedly to step through channels sequentially.
TO SCAN UP/DOWN FROM A CHANNEL: Select channel manually, then press ? or ?.
TO SCAN/SEARCH A GIVEN FREQUENCY RANGE:
• Press MANUAL.
• Enter the lower frequency limit.
• Press LIMIT.
• Enter the upper frequency limit.
• Press LIMIT.
• Press SEARCH.

I couldn't locate the manual for your scanner, but it's basically the same as the BC860XLT, except that the 860 has 100 channels. Other than that, all controls and functions are the same. You can download and print the manual for the 860 here:

http://uniden.com/pdf/BC860XLTom.pdf

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

www.RadioReference.com

BillB

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