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Table Of Contents

Power Related Issues
The FCC Wants You To Know
Scanning Legally
Feature Highlights
Auto Store
PC Control and Cloning
Memory Storage Limits
Search Lockout Limits
About This Manual
Using the Scroll Control [FUNC]
How the Scanner’s Controls Are Represented in This Manual
Entering Text Within A Menu Option
A Short User’s Guide to Assist the First-Time Scanner Enthusiast
A Short User’s Guide to Assist the First-Time Scanner Enthusiast
Understanding Scanning and the BCD996T
Understanding the Scanner’s Memory
Understanding Quick Keys
What is Scanning?
What is Searching?
What is CTCSS/DCS?
Conventional Scanning
Simplex Operation
Repeater Operation
What is Trunk Tracking?
Trunked Scanning
Types of Trunking Systems
Motorola Trunking
EDACS Trunking
LTR Trunking
Startup Configuration
Multi-Site Trunking
I-Call (Motorola/EDACS)
Where To Get More Information
Information On The Internet
Included With Your Scanner
Setting Up Your Scanner
Base Station
Setting Up an Audio Recording Device or Computer Recording
Vehicle Installation
Mounting Using the Bracket
Mounting Using the DIN-E Sleeve
Removing the Scanner from the DIN-E Sleeve
Mounting Using ISO Technique
Removing the Display Sticker
Connecting an Optional Antenna
Connecting an Earphone/Headphone
Connecting an Extension Speaker
Controls, Keys, and Functions
A Look At The Display
Turning On the Scanner and Setting the Squelch
Startup Key Operation
Search Range
Scanning Systems
Preprogrammed System Tips
Selecting Systems to Scan
Selecting System Channel Groups
Locking/Unlocking Systems
Locking/Unlocking Channels
ID Scan/ID Search Mode
Holding On a System
Holding On a Channel
Quickly Storing an ID During ID Search
Quick-Storing Channels or Talk Group ID’s (TGID)
Trunking Activity Indicators
Toggling the Display Mode
Optimizing P25 Performance
Conventional System
Trunked System
Using the Menu
Programming General Settings
Setting and Using the Backlight
Setting the Dimmer
Setting the Backlight Color
Adjusting the Key Beep
Setting the Audio AGC
Setting the Display Orientation
Adjusting the Display Contrast
Setting the GPS Format
Setting the Position Format
Setting the Time Zone
Setting the Distance Units
Setting the Serial Port Speed
Displaying Scanner Information
Viewing Memory Used
Viewing the Firmware Version and Electronic Serial Number
Initializing the Scanner’s Memory
Connecting Your Scanner to a Personal Computer
Volume/Squelch with PC Control
Wired Cloning
Programming Your Scanner
Programming Conventional Systems
Programming Trunked Radio Systems
Programming System Settings
Editing the System Name MECLS
Specifying the Correct System Type
Programming System Options MELCS
Programming Channel Groups MECL
Setting Up a Channel Group MECL
Editing a Channel Group Name MECL
Setting the Group Quick Key
Locking Out Channel Groups MECL
Deleting Channel Groups MECL
Programming Channels MECL
Editing the Channel Name (Alpha Tag) MECL
Editing Frequencies C
Setting the Audio Type MECL
Selecting CTCSS/DCS Tones C
Quick CTCSS/DCS Save
Setting Channel Modulation Method C
Setting Channel Attenuation C
Setting Channel Priority C
Setting Channel Alert MECL
Setting Channel Record MECL
Searching and Storing
Service Search
Quick Search
Custom Search
Editing a Custom Search Range
Search With Scan
Set Delay Time
Set Attenuator
Set Record
Assigning a Search Range to a Search Key
Saving a Found Channel (Quick Save)
Auto Search and Store
Selecting a System to use for Storing
Conventional Search and Store
Trunked Search and Store
Using the Close Call Feature
Setting Close Call Options
Close Call Hits
Close Call Hits with Scan
Search and Close Call Options
Managing Locked-Out Frequencies
Unlocking All Frequencies
Reviewing Locked-Out Frequencies
Searching for Subaudible Tones
Screening Out Broadcast Sources
Finding Repeater Output Frequencies
Setting the Maximum Auto Store Value
Setting the Modulation Type
Setting Attenuation
Setting Data Skip
Setting the Delay Time
Setting the Search Frequency Step
Setting Record
Adjust P25 Level
Priority Scan
Setting WX Alert Priority
Fire Tone-Out
Setting Tone-Out Standby
Setting Up Tone-Out
Tone-Out Multi-Channel Monitoring
Using the BCD996T with a GPS
Device Compatibility
Connecting Your Scanner to a GPS Device
Initial Scanner/GPS Operation
Location-Based (GPS) Scanning
Another Example of Multiple Site Creation
Non-Radio Location Based GPS Features
Setting the Options
Deleting a Location
For POI Only
For Dangerous Xing, and Dangerous Road Only
GPS Display Mode
GPS Review Location Mode
Care and Maintenance
General Use
Preset Fleet Maps
User Defined Fleet Maps
Type I Programming Information
Size Code Restrictions
Preprogrammed Systems and Lockout Options
Preprogrammed Systems with Quick Keys
CTCSS Frequencies
DCS Codes
One-Year Limited Warranty
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