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BC92XLT OWNER’S MANUAL

OWNER’S MANUAL

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Precautions
Before you use Precautions this scanner, please read and observe the following. IMPORTANT! This scanning radio has been manufactured so that it will not tune to the radio frequencies assigned by the FCC for cellular telephone usage. The Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986, as amended, makes it a federal crime to intentionally intercept cellular or cordless telephone transmissions or to market this radio when altered to receive them. The installation, possession, or use of this scanning radio in a motor vehicle may be prohibited, regulated, or require a permit in certain states, cities, and/or local jurisdictions. Your local law enforcement officials should be able to provide you with information regarding the laws in your community. Changes or modifications to this product not expressly approved by Uniden, or operation of this product in any way other than as detailed by this Operating Guide, could void your authority to operate this product. EARPHONE WARNING! Be sure to use only a monaural earphone with this scanner. You can also use an optional mono headset. Use of an incorrect earphone or mono headset might be potentially hazardous to your hearing. The output of the phone jack is monaural, but you will hear it in both headphones of a stereo headset. Set the volume to a comfortable audio level coming from the speaker before plugging in the monaural earphone or headset. Otherwise, you might experience some discomfort or possible hearing

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damage if the volume suddenly becomes too loud because of the volume control or squelch control setting. This might be particularly true of the type of earphone that is placed in the ear canal.

WARNING!
Uniden does not represent this unit to be waterproof. To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock, do not expose this unit to rain or moisture. Uniden® and Bearcat® are registered trademarks of Uniden America Corporation. Close CallTM is a trademark of Uniden America Corporation. Other trademarks used throughout this manual are the property of their respective holders.

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........................................ 23 Connecting an Earphone/Headphone .BC92XLT Paper OM..................................... 14 Where To Obtain More Information ........................ 16 Included With Your Scanner ...... 33 Storing Known Frequencies Into Channels .... 19 Using AC Power ........ 37 Chain Search ........................................ 41 Direct Entry Search ................ 14 What is Scanning? .............. 14 What is Searching? .... 2004 3:56 PM Contents Contents The FCC Wants You To Know ........ 14 Conventional Scanning .................................... August 24............. 35 Manually Selecting a Channel ..................... 37 Close CallTM RF Capture Technology ............. 25 About Your Scanner ........................................................................................... 24 Attaching the Belt Clip ........................................................................................................ 27 A Look At The Display ..................................................... 45 Delay ........ 18 Setting Up Your Scanner ........................................................................................................................................................ 19 Using Internal Batteries ..... 24 Connecting an Extension Speaker ..............................................................fm Page 5 Tuesday................................................... 12 Understanding Scanning ......... 47 Contents 5 .............. 7 Introduction ............................................................................................ 33 Searching For and Temporarily Storing Active Frequencies ................. 34 Scanning the Stored Channels ....................................................... 30 Understanding Banks ....................... 23 Connecting the Antenna ........ 43 Search Skip Memory ......................................................................................... 32 Operation .... 33 Turning On The Scanner and Setting Squelch ....... 7 Scanning Legally .... 36 Special Features ........................... 46 Turning Channel-Storage Banks On and Off ......................... 9 Feature Highlights ................. 11 About This Manual ....................................................... 26 A Look At The Keypad ...............

................................. Optional Accessories ....................................................................................... Birdies ......... Priority ................................... Using the Display Backlight ......................... August 24............................. Repairs........ Cleaning .................. Using Keylock ................................fm Page 6 Tuesday.................BC92XLT Paper OM........................................................................ Specifications.................................................... Troubleshooting ...................................... Care and Maintenance ........................................ Resetting the Scanner ........................................... 48 48 49 50 51 53 54 54 54 54 55 55 56 59 60 Contents 6 ............................................................. One-Year Limited Warranty ...................... Location ............................ General Use .......................... 2004 3:56 PM Locking Out Channels .....................................

private companies. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. It is legal to listen to almost every transmission your scanner can receive.fm Page 7 Tuesday. ambulance services. pager services. including interference that may cause undesired operation. government agencies. you are encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna Increase the separation between the scanner and the receiver This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. and can radiate radio frequency energy and. If this scanner does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception. amateur radio services. including police and fire departments. if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. The FCC Wants You To Know 7 . may cause harmful interference to radio communications. and wireline (telephone and telegraph) service providers. uses. pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Scanning Legally Your scanner covers frequencies used by many different groups.BC92XLT Paper OM. 2004 3:56 PM The FCC Wants You To Know Know The FCC Wants You To This scanner has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a scanning receiver. August 24. and 2) this device must accept any interference received. which can be determined by turning the scanner on and off. However. This scanner generates. military operations. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may not cause harmful interference.

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However, there are some transmissions that you should never intentionally listen to. These include: • Telephone conversations (cellular, cordless, or other private means of telephone signal transmission) Pager transmissions Any scrambled or encrypted transmissions

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According to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), you are subject to fines and possible imprisonment for intentionally listening to, using, or divulging the contents of such a conversation unless you have the consent of a party to the conversation (unless such activity is otherwise illegal). This scanner has been designed to prevent the reception of cellular telephone transmissions and the decoding of scrambled transmissions. This is done to comply with the legal requirement that scanners be manufactured so they are not easy to modify to pick up these transmissions. Do not open your scanner’s case to make any modifications that could allow it to pick up transmissions that are illegal to monitor. Modifying or tampering with your scanner’s internal components or using it in a way other than as described in this manual could invalidate your warranty and void your FCC authorization to operate it. In some areas, mobile use of this scanner is unlawful or requires a permit. Check the laws in your area. It is also illegal in many areas (and a bad idea everywhere) to interfere with the duties of public safety officials by traveling to the scene of an incident without authorization.

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Introduction

Introduction

Thank you for purchasing a Uniden BC92XLT Handheld Scanner. The scanner is versatile, compact, and easy to use. In addition to its standard scanning features, your scanner also includes Close CallTM RF capture technology designed to help you detect and identify strong local radio signals in your area. You can program up to 200 frequencies into the scanner's memory. The scanner lets you scan transmissions and is preprogrammed with service banks for your convenience. You can quickly search those frequencies most commonly used by police and other agencies, without tedious and complicated programming. The scanner gives you direct access to over 40,000 exciting frequencies. Use your scanner to monitor: • • • • • • Police and fire departments (including rescue and paramedics) NOAA weather transmissions Business/Industrial radio Utilities Marine and amateur (ham radio) bands Air band

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This table lists the frequency ranges, default frequency step, default mode (AM or FM), and type of transmissions you can hear for each range.
Frequency Range Step Mode Transmission (MHz) (kHz) 25.0-27.995 28.0-29.695 29.7-49.995 50.0-54.0 108.0-136.9875 137.0-143.995 144.0-147.995 148.0-174.0 406.0-419.99375 420.0-449.99375 450.0-469.99375 470.0-512.0 806.0-823.9875 894.0125-956.0 5 5 5 5 12.5 5 5 5 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 12.5 12.5 AM FM FM FM AM FM FM FM FM FM FM FM FM FM FM Citizens Band/ Business Band 10 Meter Amateur Band VHF Low Band 6 Meter Amateur Band Aircraft Band Military Band 2 Meter Amateur Band VHF High Band, Federal Government Federal Land Mobile 70cm Amateur Band UHF Standard Band UHF TV Band Public Service Band Public Service Band Public Service Band

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ham. Triple-Conversion Circuitry .frequencies are preset in separate police. so you can more easily identify calls. so you can hear more replies that are made on the same channel. Feature Highlights Feature Highlights 11 . aircraft.lets you program one channel in each bank (10 in all) and then have the scanner check that channel every 2 seconds while it scans the bank. Priority Channels .the scanner has 10 banks. so you hear only the selected frequency.virtually eliminates any interference from IF (intermediate frequency) images. Chain Search . Channel-Storage Banks .lets you enter personal search bands in 10 locations and search all locations in a chain of frequency bands. Pager Screen . Two-Second Scan Delay .BC92XLT Paper OM.delays scanning for about 2 seconds before moving to another channel. Fire/emergency. and weather banks.fm Page 11 Tuesday.lets you set your scanner to skip over specified channels or frequencies when scanning or searching.lets you set the scanner so it does not detect pager frequencies during Close Call search.you can set the scanner so it detects and provides information about nearby radio transmissions. so you do not miss transmissions on those channels. 2004 3:56 PM Feature Highlights Close CallTM RF Capture Technology . See “Close CallTM RF Capture Technology” on Page 37 for more information. Lock-Out Function . Six Service Banks . to make it easy to locate specific types of calls. August 24. marine. You can store up to 20 frequencies into each bank (for a total of 200 frequencies).

2004 3:56 PM Key Lock . Flexible Antenna with BNC Connector .keeps the frequencies stored in memory for an extended time if the scanner loses power. Since what you see depends on the frequencies for your area and the settings you select. About This Manual The screen displays used in this manual are representations of what might appear when you use your scanner.lets you directly access any channel. Display Backlight . Feature Highlights 12 .warns you when battery power gets low. Battery Low Alert . Key Confirmation Tones . Two Power Options . you can connect an external antenna for better reception. you might notice some differences between what is in this manual and what appears on your scanner. and an error tone if you make an error. Direct Access .lets you lock the scanner's keys to help prevent accidental changes to the scanner's programming. August 24.makes the scanner easy to read in low-light situations.provides adequate reception in strong signal areas and is designed to help prevent antenna breakage.the scanner sounds a tone when you perform an operation correctly.let you power the scanner using internal batteries or external AC power using the included AC adapter. Memory Backup .fm Page 12 Tuesday.BC92XLT Paper OM. Or.

August 24.BC92XLT Paper OM. 2004 3:56 PM To get the most from this manual. Then you need to connect the included antenna to the scanner. Feature Highlights 13 . review the contents to become familiar with the basic functions available. be sure to read “Understanding Scanning” on Page 14 for a quick background on the technology behind the hobby. The first thing you’ll need to do is install batteries in the scanner. If you are new to scanning.fm Page 13 Tuesday. See “Using Internal Batteries” on Page 19 and “Connecting the Antenna” on Page 23 if you need any help doing this.

the scanner searches for any active frequency within the lower and upper limits you specify. the scanning cycle resumes until the scanner receives another transmission. then stops on that frequency and remains on that channel as long as the transmission continues. You don’t really need to know all of this to use your scanner.BC92XLT Paper OM. most twoway communications do not transmit continuously. it stops on that frequency as long as the transmission lasts. you can continue to search. August 24. When you select frequency bands to search. This is different from scanning because you are searching for frequencies that have not been programmed into the scanner. Conventional Scanning Conventional scanning is a relatively simple concept. their transmission always goes out on the same frequency. When the scanner finds an active frequency. 2004 3:56 PM Understanding Scanning This section provides you with background on how Understanding Scanning scanning works. but some background knowledge will help you get the most from your BC92XLT. you can program it into one of the banks. What is Searching? The BC92XLT can search for active frequencies. If you think the frequency is interesting. Your BC92XLT scans programmed channels until it finds an active frequency. When the transmission ends. Up until the late 1980’s Understanding Scanning 14 . What is Scanning? Unlike standard AM or FM radio stations. Each group of users in a conventional system is assigned a single frequency (for simplex systems) or two frequencies (for repeater systems). Any time one of them transmits. If not.fm Page 14 Tuesday.

fm Page 15 Tuesday. depending upon the terrain and many other factors. The range is typically 1-8 miles. all you need to know is the frequencies they operate on. Most radios using this type of operation are limited to line-of-sight operation. then the scanner pauses on the transmission until it is over.BC92XLT Paper OM. When you are scanning a conventional system. 2004 3:56 PM this was the primary way that radio systems operated. the other transmits from the repeater to other radios in the system. The user’s radios always Understanding Scanning 15 . the scanner quickly moves to the next channel. With a repeater-based system. Repeater Operation Repeater systems use two frequencies: one transmits from the radio to a central repeater. the scanner stops very briefly on each channel to see if there is activity. Even today. there are many 2-way radio users who operate using a conventional system: • • • • • Aircraft Amateur radio FRS/GMRS users Broadcast AM/FM/TV stations Many business radio users When you want to store a conventional system. If there is. This type of radio is frequently used at construction job sites. the repeater is located on top of a tall building or on a radio tower that provides great visibility to the area of operation. When a user transmits (on an input frequency). If there isn’t. August 24. the signal is picked up by the repeater and retransmitted (on an output frequency). and with inexpensive consumer radios such as GMRS/FRS radios. Simplex Operation Simplex systems use a single frequency for both transmit and receive.

Typical repeater systems provide coverage out to about a 25-mile radius from the repeater location. 2004 3:56 PM listen for activity on the output frequency and transmit on the input frequency.m. this manual really only provides part of what you need to know to have fun scanning – how to program and use the scanner.bearcat1. then look up the frequencies and systems used by those agencies.scannermaster. Many web sites have lists of frequencies for your area. The included conventional frequency guide will give you a good head start on the other part of what you need to know – what frequencies have interesting content. Where To Obtain More Information By itself.frequency information from National Communications.m. there is a very large line of sight.BC92XLT Paper OM.fm Page 16 Tuesday. • http://www. to 5:30 p.com * . Eastern Time Monday through Friday). Make a list of the agencies you want to listen to.com . Information On The Internet The Internet is a great source for current frequencies and information about scanning. You can use a search engine to find and use them.com * .the Internet's premier source for user-supported radio system information. August 24. Since the repeater is located very high.frequency resources and home of Police Call. http://www. Here are a few useful sites: • http://www.radioreference. You can also call them at 1 800 SCANNER (hours are from 9:00 a. • Understanding Scanning 16 .

cfm * conventional frequency information on file with the US Government * . Understanding Scanning 17 .This web site is not affiliated with Uniden Corporation. to 5:00 p. August 24.fm Page 17 Tuesday.BC92XLT Paper OM. visit http://www. To purchase another copy of the conventional frequency guide.) For more information about Uniden and our other products.Central Time Monday through Friday. contact your local dealer or: Uniden Parts Department (800) 554-3988 (Hours are from 8:00 a.fcc.m. 2004 3:56 PM • svartifoss2.com.m.uniden.gov/reports/index.

fm Page 18 Tuesday. immediately contact your place of purchase or Uniden Customer Service at: (800) 297-1023. Setting Up Your Scanner Included With Your Scanner 18 . Central. Monday through Friday.m.m. 2004 3:56 PM Included With Your Scanner Included With Your Scanner Antenna AC Adapter Belt Clip Scanner BC92XLT OWNER’S MANUAL OWNER’S MANUAL Frequency Guide Owners Manual If any of these items are missing or damaged. 7:00 a. August 24.. to 7:00 p.BC92XLT Paper OM.

• Avoid placing the scanner in direct sunlight or near heating elements or vents. You might also try changing the height or angle of the telescoping antenna. If the optional antenna has no cable./ NI-MH BATT. 3. August 24. BATT.fm Page 19 Tuesday. use an optional external antenna designed for multiband coverage. (You can purchase this type of antenna at a local electronics store). ALK. Use an optional mono earphone or mono headset with proper impedance for private listening.. use 50-70 ohm coaxial cable for lead-in. A mating plug might be necessary for the optional antennas. Before you install alkaline or any other nonrechargeable batteries. inside the compartment to REG. move the scanner or its antenna away from the source. ALK.BC92XLT Paper OM. Read the precautions on the inside front cover of this Owners Manual. 2. Slide the battery compartment cover. To improve the scanner’s reception. Make sure the power is turned off. BATT. • • • Using Internal Batteries You can power your scanner using two alkaline or rechargeable AA batteries (not supplied). Setting Up Your Scanner 19 . Do not use the scanner in high-moisture environments such as the kitchen or bathroom. Using Non-Rechargeable Batteries 1. 2004 3:56 PM Setting Up Your Scanner These guidelines will help you install and use your new scanner: • If your scanner receives interference or electrical noise. use a pointed object such as a ballpoint pen to set REG.

fm Page 20 Tuesday. Never attempt to recharge non-rechargeable batteries. 2004 3:56 PM WARNING! Set REG. only if you are using rechargeable batteries. BATT. Setting Up Your Scanner 20 . ALK. Non-rechargeable batteries can get hot or burst if you try to recharge them. 4./NI-MH BATT. Install two batteries in the compartment as indicated by the polarity symbols (+ and -) marked inside. August 24. to NI-MH BATT.BC92XLT Paper OM.

Do not mix old and new batteries.BC92XLT Paper OM. alkaline.. Always remove old or weak batteries. BATT. you must charge them. Setting Up Your Scanner 21 . Replace the cover. or rechargeable batteries of different capacities. The scanner has a built-in circuit that lets you recharge Ni-MH or Ni-Cd batteries while they are in the scanner. or rechargeable). install the batteries in the scanner. 2004 3:56 PM Cautions: • • Use only fresh batteries of the required size and recommended type. Before you use Ni-MH or Ni-Cd batteries.fm Page 21 Tuesday. • 5. To charge the batteries. inside the battery compartment to NI-MH BATT. replace both batteries. When flashes and the scanner beeps every 15 seconds. and connect an external AC adapter to the scanner's DC 6V jack (see “Using AC Power” on Page 23). different types of batteries (standard. 6. August 24./NI-MH BATT. Batteries can leak chemicals that destroy electronic circuits. Using Rechargeable Batteries You can also use two rechargeable batteries to power your scanner. ALK. set REG.

BATT. BATT.. never charge them in an area where the temperature is above 113°F (45°C) or below 40°F (4°C). ALK. is set to NI-MH BATT. CHArg and appear but the scanner does NOT charge the batteries./NI-MH BATT. • • Setting Up Your Scanner 22 . August 24. Discharged batteries take about 14 hours to fully recharge. set to REG.. ALK. Before you use Ni-MH or Ni-Cd batteries for the first time. Non-rechargeable batteries will get hot and can even burst if you try to recharge them. to the correct position when you connect an external power source.BC92XLT Paper OM. Notes: • Ni-MH batteries last longer and deliver more power if you occasionally let them fully discharge./ NI-MH BATT. simply use the scanner until it beeps every 15 seconds and flashes. ALK. or if you are unsure of the switch’s position. Make sure that you use the correct batteries and set REG. 2004 3:56 PM WARNING! Do not connect either adapter to the scanner if nonrechargeable batteries (such as alkaline batteries) are installed in the scanner and REG.fm Page 22 Tuesday. BATT./ NI-MH BATT. To prevent damage to Ni-MH batteries. To do this. ALK. charge them for 14 hours to bring them to a full charge. If you connect an external power source to the scanner with REG. BATT.

BATT.. 500 mA AC adapter. Using AC Power You can power the scanner using the supplied 6V.fm Page 23 Tuesday. align the slots around the antenna's connector with the tabs on the scanner's BNC connector. 2004 3:56 PM • For longer operation. Then slide the antenna's connector down over the scanner's connector and rotate the antenna connector's outer ring clockwise until it locks into place. You can get high-capacity Ni-MH batteries at your local electronics store. Setting Up Your Scanner 23 . ALK. August 24. the adapter powers the scanner and recharges the installed batteries at the same time.BC92XLT Paper OM. Connecting the Antenna To attach the supplied flexible antenna to the connector on the top of your scanner. If rechargeable batteries are installed and REG./NI-MH BATT. is set to NI-MH BATT. To use the scanner on AC power. This type of battery takes longer to recharge. you can also use highcapacity Ni-MH batteries to power the scanner. plug the AC adapter into DC 6V on the side of the scanner then plug the other end into a standard AC outlet.

use RG-8 low-loss dielectric coaxial cable. WARNING! If you connect an external speaker to the scanner's headphone jack. If the antenna is over 50 feet from the scanner. Note: Always use 50-ohm.fm Page 24 Tuesday. This might damage the scanner.BC92XLT Paper OM.5-mm) mini-plug into your scanner's jack. RG-58. never connect the audio output line to a power supply and ground. an optional extension speaker. might provide more comfortable listening. you can plug a 1/8-inch (3.5 mm) mini-plug earphone or mono headphones (not supplied) into the headphone jack on top of your scanner. coaxial cable to connect an outdoor antenna. Setting Up Your Scanner 24 . or RG-8. This automatically disconnects the internal speaker. 2004 3:56 PM Connecting an Optional Antenna The scanner's BNC connector makes it easy to connect a variety of optional antennas. positioned in the right place. Connecting an Extension Speaker In a noisy area. Connecting an Earphone/Headphone For private listening. You can get a BNC adapter at your local electronics store. including an external mobile antenna or outdoor base station antenna. August 24. Plug the speaker cable's 1/8inch (3.

Setting Up Your Scanner 25 . use the supplied belt clip. August 24.BC92XLT Paper OM.fm Page 25 Tuesday. 2004 3:56 PM Attaching the Belt Clip To make your scanner easier to carry when you are on the go. Use a Phillips screwdriver and the supplied screws to attach the clip to the scanner.

Channels are grouped into channel-storage banks. Familiarize yourself with these terms and the scanner's features. you can store it into a programmable memory location called a channel. August 24. Besides searching within a selected frequency range. You can scan the channel-storage banks to see if there is activity on the frequencies stored there. 2004 3:56 PM About Your Scanner We use Your Scanner About a few simple terms in this manual to explain the features of the scanner. A frequency. When you search and find a desired frequency. Service banks are preset groups of frequencies categorized by the type of services that use those frequencies. Simply determine the type of communications you want to receive. then set the scanner to scan those communications.fm Page 26 Tuesday. About Your Scanner 26 . The scanner has 10 channel-storage banks and each bank has 20 channels. is the tuning location of a station. To find active frequencies. many amateur radio frequencies are located in the HAM service bank. expressed in kHz or MHz. and you can put the scanner to work for you right away. For example.BC92XLT Paper OM. you use the search function or refer to a frequency reference. you can also search your scanner's service banks.

2004 3:56 PM A Look At The Keypad Your scanner's keys have various functions labeled on the key tops and below the keys. If your scanner's keys seem confusing at first.fm Page 27 Tuesday. To select the function labeled on a key. Key Name Description Hold/ Hold – Holds the scan or the frequency search. simply press the key. Then press the next key in the function key sequence while F appears. About Your Scanner 27 . F appears or disappears as you press Func. the following information should help you understand each key's function.BC92XLT Paper OM. first press Func then release it. Press and hold Hold to increment channels continuously. August 24. Func + – Switches between the three Close Call modes. F appears on the display. To select the function labeled below a key.

Func + – Selects the scan or search direction. August 24. / – Turns the display backlight on or off. Press and hold for more than 2 seconds to turn the scanner on or off. 3/Svc 3 – Enters a 3. 2/ 2 – Enters a 2. Func + Src – Starts chain search or resumes searching. Func + – Locks and unlocks the keypad. Func + Pri – Sets and turns the priority function on or off. About Your Scanner 28 . Func Lets you use various functions by pressing this key in combination with other keys.BC92XLT Paper OM. Func + Svc – Sets and turns the service search function on. 1/Pri 1 – Enters a 1.fm Page 28 Tuesday. 4 4 – Enters a 4. 2004 3:56 PM Key Name Description Scan/Src Scan – Scans the stored channels.

0 – Enters a 0. Func + – Selects the scan or search direction. 7 8/ 7 – Enters a 7. 2004 3:56 PM Key Name Description 5/Dly 5 – Enters a 5. 9 /Clr 0/L/O Enters a 9.BC92XLT Paper OM. About Your Scanner 29 . Func + Dly – Sets and turns the delay function on or off. E/Pgm E – Enters frequencies into channels. Enters a decimal point. August 24.fm Page 29 Tuesday. 8 – Enters an 8. Func + PSrc – Sets and turns program band select mode on or off. Func + L/O – Lets you lock out a selected channel or skip a specified frequency. Func + Pgm – lets you program the frequency. 6/PSrc 6 – Enters a 6.

SRCH . PGM .appears when the scanner is set to a Close Call mode.appears when you lock the keypad. August 24. or .appears with numbers (1-10).appears when you select a priority channel. P .appears when you scan channels. About Your Scanner 30 . F . . BANK .appears during search mode.BC92XLT Paper OM.fm Page 30 Tuesday.appears during search mode. . The display information helps you understand how your scanner operates. SCN .appears only when the function mode is on.alerts you when the battery power gets low. 2004 3:56 PM A Look At The Display The display has indicators that show the scanner's current operating status. .appears while you store a frequency into a channel.

HAM. PRI . or MRN . WX. 2004 3:56 PM HOLD . L/O .BC92XLT Paper OM.appears when you manually select a channel you locked out or a skip frequency. About Your Scanner 31 . DLY .appears when the priority feature is turned on.fm Page 31 Tuesday.appears when you receive a Close Call alert while the Close Call function is on. August 24.appears during scan hold mode and search hold mode. FIRE. ALT .appears along with an indicator that shows the current service bank during a service search. AIR.appears when you select a delay. POL.

fire department. such as those for the police department. Use each channel-storage bank to group frequencies. aircraft. marine. Each bank has 20 channels. the police department might use four frequencies in your town while the fire department uses an additional four. You could program the four police frequencies starting with Channel 1 (the first channel in bank 1).fm Page 32 Tuesday. For example. police. and fire services. or aircraft. ham. and program the fire department frequencies starting with Channel 21 (the first channel in bank 2). About Your Scanner 32 . August 24. the 200 channels are divided into 10 channel-storage banks. Channel-Storage Banks To make it easier to identify and select the channels you want to listen to. ambulance services.BC92XLT Paper OM. 2004 3:56 PM Understanding Banks Service Banks The scanner is preprogrammed with all the frequencies allocated to the weather.

475. August 24. your scanner accepts it as 151. 3. then press Func and Pgm. Press E to store the frequency into the channel. if you enter 151. 1. then turn Volume clockwise until you hear a hissing sound. 2. Use the number keys and to enter the frequency (including the decimal point) you want to store. The channel number appears.fm Page 33 Tuesday. Error appears and the scanner beeps three times. 2004 3:56 PM Operation Operation The Scanner and Turning On Setting Squelch Note: Make sure the scanner's antenna is connected before you turn it on. 3. Notes: • If you entered an invalid frequency in Step 2. When delay is turned on.473 (MHz). When you enter a frequency into a channel. Storing Known Frequencies Into Channels 1. 2. then turn Squelch clockwise until the hissing stops. the scanner automatically turns on the delay function and DLY appears.BC92XLT Paper OM. Turn Squelch fully counterclockwise. Press and hold for about 2 seconds to turn the scanner on. the scanner automatically pauses scanning • • Operation 33 . Then enter the channel number where you want to store a frequency. press Hold to stop scanning. If the scanner is scanning. The scanner automatically rounds the entered number to the nearest valid frequency. For example. Enter a valid frequency. Press Hold.

To turn delay on or off. press Func + Dly. press then enter the correct frequency. marine. To use this feature. Searching For and Temporarily Storing Active Frequencies If you do not have a reference to frequencies in your area. press Func and Svc. you can Operation 34 . press E then repeat Steps 2 and 3. or fire transmissions without knowing the specific frequencies used in your area. aircraft. ham. The scanner is preprogrammed with all the frequencies allocated to these services.BC92XLT Paper OM. use a search (except weather service search) to find a transmission. Note: When the scanner starts searching. SRCH appears and the scanner searches starting with the weather service bank. repeatedly press Func and Svc. To program the next channel in sequence. If you entered the frequency by mistake. press E to accept. Service mode appears on the display. 4. police. Hold appears. press Hold to stop searching and listen to the transmission. To enter the frequency anyway. 2004 3:56 PM 2 seconds after the end of a transmission before scanning proceeds to the next channel. it automatically turns on the delay function. • If you enter a frequency that has already been entered elsewhere. Service Search You can search for weather. To turn the function off or on. press Func + Dly. When the scanner stops on a transmission. To select a different service bank. August 24. In this mode. the scanner sounds an error tone and displays the channel that was duplicated.fm Page 34 Tuesday.

press E to accept. press then enter the correct frequency. Scanning the Stored Channels To begin scanning channels. 2004 3:56 PM press Func + frequencies. The frequency and the lowest blank channel alternately appear. Or. If you want to select another channel. simply press Func + or Func + to continue searching.fm Page 35 Tuesday. When the scanner finds a Operation 35 . it can take several minutes to search all the service frequencies. if you did not press Hold. 2. If you entered a frequency that has already been entered elsewhere. (See “Locking Out Channels” on Page 48 and “Turning Channel-Storage Banks On and Off” on Page 47). press Hold. press Func + or Func + before you press E. Storing Frequencies into Channels During Service Search You can store frequencies you found during service search or service search hold mode into channels. August 24. or Func + to step through the To release the hold and continue searching. press Scan. the scanner sounds an error tone and displays the channel that was duplicated. Note: Because there are many different frequencies allocated to fire and police departments.BC92XLT Paper OM. The scanner scans through all non-locked channels in the activated banks. Press Func and Pgm during service search or service search hold mode. Press E to store the frequency into the blank channel. To enter the frequency anyway. 1. If you entered the frequency by mistake. You can also use the 0-9 key to select the bank.

To listen to a weak or distant station. When the transmission ends. (Repeatedly pressing Hold at this time causes the scanner to step through the channels. adjust Squelch until the audio mutes. This is useful if you hear an emergency broadcast on a channel and do not want to miss any details . Operation 36 . if the radio stops at a channel you want to listen to. turn Squelch counterclockwise. To manually select a channel.BC92XLT Paper OM. press Hold. press Hold once. it stops on it.even though there might be periods of silence . during scanning. the scanner resumes scanning. To ensure proper scanning. If the scanner picks up unwanted partial. Or. Notes: • • If you have not stored frequencies into any channels. turn Squelch clockwise to decrease the scanner's sensitivity to these signals.) Press Scan to resume automatic scanning. enter the channel number then press Hold again.fm Page 36 Tuesday. 2004 3:56 PM transmission.or if you want to monitor a specific channel. • Manually Selecting a Channel You can continuously monitor a single channel without scanning. the scanner does not scan. August 24. or very weak transmissions.

However. if you are in an area with many transmission sources (such as pager radio transmitters. which requires the scanner to tune to a frequency to check for a transmission. Close Call RF capture directly detects the presence of a strong. etc. or turn off the Close Call feature and use the scanner normally. or it might find a transmission other than the one you are searching for.BC92XLT Paper OM. You can also set the frequency band where you want the scanner to look for transmissions. 2004 3:56 PM Special Features SpecialCallTM RF Capture Technology Close Features Your scanner's Close Call feature lets you set the scanner so it detects then displays the frequency of a nearby strong radio transmission.fm Page 37 Tuesday. traffic control devices. You can set the scanner so Close Call detection works "in the background" while you are scanning other frequencies. multi-use radio towers. • Special Features 37 . Close Call RF capture might not find the transmission you are searching for. Notes: • Close Call RF capture works well for locating the source of strong local transmissions such as mobile and handheld two-way radios in areas with no other strong transmission sources.). Close Call RF capture works great for finding frequencies at venues such as malls and sporting events. Unlike searching. You can set the scanner so it alerts you when the Close Call feature detects a frequency. nearby signal and instantly tunes to the source’s frequency. turn off normal scanning while Close Call is working. August 24. Close Call RF capture cannot detect satellite dishes or any transmitter with a frequency above or below the frequency ranges listed under “Setting the Close Call Options” on Page 38.

Pager Screen lets you set the scanner so it does not detect pager frequencies.bnd. to select the option If you selected C-C.0000 MHz) bnd Air: AIR Low Band (108. C-C.0000 . Repeatedly press or you want.0000 MHz) bnd UHF: UHF Band (406.0000 .174. 2. Setting the Close Call Options 1.ALt: Lets you select the Close Call alert settings.956. 2004 3:56 PM • Close Call works better with some types of transmissions than others.bnd: Lets you select the Close Call band.136. C-C. C-C.0000 . one of the following band names appears.9875 MHz) bnd Hi: VHF High Band (137.54. August 24.PS: Lets you turn Pager Screen on or off. One of the following Close Call options appears.512.BC92XLT Paper OM.0000 MHz) Special Features 38 . then press E.0000 .0000 . or if the transmitter is a broadcast television station. Press Func then press and hold for 2 seconds.0000 MHz) bnd 800: 800MHz Band (806.fm Page 38 Tuesday. bnd Lo: VHF Low Band (25. It might not correctly display frequency information for transmitters using a highly directive antenna (such as an amateur radio beam antenna). if there are many transmitters operating at the same time in the same area.

then press E to select it. skip to Step 5.Alt. One of the following alert options appears.Alt appears. Special Features 39 . Otherwise. ALt bEEP: The scanner beeps when a Close Call signal is detected. then press E to select it. Then skip to Step 9. 5. 4. ALt bP-Lt: The scanner flashes the display backlight and beeps when a Close Call signal is detected.BC92XLT Paper OM.fm Page 39 Tuesday. 3. press if you do not want to select it. Hi On or Hi OFF: Lets you select the VHF Hi frequency band. Lo On or Lo OFF: Lets you select the VHF Lo frequency band. 2004 3:56 PM If you selected C-C. 800 On or 800 OFF: Lets you select the 800 MHz frequency band. August 24. UHF On or UHF OFF: Lets you select the UHF frequency band. ALt OFF: The scanner does not provide any alert when a Close Call signal is detected. press if you do not want to select it. Repeatedly press or until the option you want appears. ALt Light: The scanner flashes the display backlight when a Close Call signal is detected. Otherwise. The scanner displays the following options.PS. If you selected C-C. Press E while C-C. Repeatedly press or until the band you want to search appears. skip to Step 7. Air On or Air OFF: Lets you select the Air frequency band.

the scanner checks for frequencies in the range you specified in “Setting the Close Call Options” on Page 38. appears.fm Page 40 Tuesday. Repeatedly press or until the option you want appears. To continue scanning normally while the Close Call feature is working. 7. 8. Special Features 40 . to continue normal scanning. press Func + once except in WX search. Press any key to confirm the displayed frequency. Repeatedly press or until the option you want appears. PS On: The scanner ignores hits on common pager frequencies. press if you do not want to select it. PS OFF: The scanner alerts you when it receives hits on common pager frequencies. then press E to select it. it sounds the alert you specified in “Setting the Close Call Options” on Page 38. Press E while C-C. then press E to select it. When you select the option. press Scan to start Close Call search. and Found flashes. Every 2 seconds. 2004 3:56 PM 6. or program mode. Using Close Call RF Capture To turn on the Close Call feature. simply press Scan twice. Press Scan to resume scanning. 9.PS appears. band select. Notes: • • Set the squelch tight (where only strong signals are received) while using Close Call. Or press or while the frequency and F appear to select the band where you are searching. Otherwise. Otherwise. When the scanner finds a frequency. August 24. One of the following Pager Screen options appears.BC92XLT Paper OM. Then skip to Step 9. repeatedly press Func until F disappears then press Scan.

25 6.9950 28. August 24.fm Page 41 Tuesday. SRCH. 2004 3:56 PM To turn on the Close Call feature and turn off normal scanning.99375 450. the enabled search bank number.99375 420.0000-54.9950 50.99375 806.0000-147.0000-143. press Func + three times.9950 406. Special Features 41 . chain search hold mode.0000-449. disappears.BC92XLT Paper OM. To turn off Close Call and turn on normal scanning. The search bank number being searched flashes.0000-29.9950 144. You can also change each range to a range you set.0000-956.0000 Step (kHz) 5 5 5 5 5 5 6. Chain Search This feature lets you search through preset frequency ranges.0000-419. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Frequency (MHz) 25.0000 137.5 Chain Search Mode Press Func + Src to start chain search mode. and or (indicating the search direction) appear. flashes.7000-49. and program band select mode. There are three modes within this feature: chain search mode. press Func + twice.6950 29. The preset frequency ranges are: Bank No.0000-27.25 6.0000-469.25 12.

Chain Search Hold Mode To start chain search hold mode. To enter the frequency anyway. Press E to store the frequency into the blank channel.BC92XLT Paper OM. or appears according to the current search direction. The lowest blank channel and bank appear. Press Func + Pgm in chain search mode or chain search hold mode. the scanner sounds an error tone and displays the channel that was duplicated. Storing Frequencies Found During Chain Search into Channel Memory You can store frequencies you find in chain search mode or chain search hold mode. In this mode. (Disabled bank numbers disappear). 2. If you try to save a frequency that is already stored. (The scanner sounds an error tone if you try to disable all the search banks). press Hold in chain search mode. To select another channel. Special Features 42 . August 24. The scanner stops searching and Hold appears. pressing Func + changes the search direction downward and pressing Func + changes the search direction upward. press . press Func + or Func + before you press E. 2004 3:56 PM Press 0-9 to enable or disable the search bank number being searched in this mode. 1. At least one search bank must be enabled. The search bank and the frequency where chain search starts depends on how the scanner was set before you selected chain search mode. You can also press 0-9 to select the bank.fm Page 42 Tuesday. If you entered the frequency by mistake. press E to accept. Enabled bank numbers appear.

Special Features 43 . Hold down Func + or Func + for about 1 second to quickly move through the search bank numbers. When you select the search bank. 1. 1. 3. Direct Entry Search You can use direct entry search to search up or down from the currently displayed frequency. August 24. SRCH appears. Program Band Select Mode You can use this mode to define the search range used during a chain search in each search bank. 2004 3:56 PM The scanner sets itself to program mode after you store a frequency. Press E to select the upper limit frequency. After choosing the search bank. press Hold. To set the scanner to program band select mode. If the scanner is scanning or searching. 2. Then select a search bank.fm Page 43 Tuesday. press Func and PSrc. keys. Enter the lower limit frequency by using the 0-9 and .BC92XLT Paper OM. Press E to select the lower limit frequency. press Func + PSrc or Func + to increase the search bank number or Func + to decrease it. 4. follow these steps to set the lower limit and upper limit frequency. To select another search bank. the lower limit and upper limit frequency assigned in the search bank alternate on the display. Enter the upper limit frequency by using the 0-9 and keys.

(Press to enter a decimal point). 3. showing the search direction. Direct Entry Search Hold Mode To stop searching during direct entry search. After the search skip frequency is set. Hold appears.fm Page 44 Tuesday. To resume direct search. press Func + Src or Hold. the scanner sounds an error tone and Error appears. 2004 3:56 PM 2. press Hold. Frequencies appear during the search. starting from the frequency you entered in Step 2. Enter the frequency you want to start from by using the number keys. The scanner searches. Hold down or for about 1 second to quickly increase or decrease the frequency. Press Func + to decrease the frequency by one step or Func + to increase it by one step. If you enter a frequency that is out of range. In this mode. the scanner starts direct search again. Special Features 44 . You can skip a frequency when the search stops. Notes: • • You can set the delay function on or off during the search or while the search stops. Press Func + or Func + . Press Func + to change the search direction downward or Func + to change the search direction upward.BC92XLT Paper OM. or appears depending on the search direction. pressing Func + changes the search direction downward and pressing Func + changes the search direction upward. or appears on the display. August 24.

August 24. To enter the frequency anyway. The frequency and lowest blank channel alternate on the display. repeatedly press Func + or Func + to select the blank channel you want. Notes: • • You cannot skip frequencies during WX service search. the frequencies are also skipped in other search modes and Close Call mode. If skip frequencies are sent in certain mode. the scanner sounds an error tone and displays the channel that was duplicated. Special Features 45 . 2004 3:56 PM Storing Frequencies Found During Direct Entry Search into Channel Memory Follow these steps to store frequencies received during direct entry search mode or direct entry search hold mode. The scanner moves to program mode after you stored the frequency.BC92XLT Paper OM. and Close Call modes. 1. press E to accept. You can also use the 0-9 keys to select the bank. This lets you avoid unwanted frequencies or those already stored in a channel. If you entered the frequency by mistake. direct entry search. 2. To select another channel.fm Page 45 Tuesday. Search Skip Memory You can skip up to 50 specified frequencies during a search. chain search. then press E. If you enter a frequency that has already been entered elsewhere. Search skip frequencies are shared by service search. Press Func + Pgm in direct entry search mode or direct entry search hold mode. Press E to store the frequency into the blank channel. press .

beginning with the first stored frequency. August 24. To avoid missing a reply on a specific channel. Press Func + or Func + to select a skipped frequency while Hold appears. Press Hold to stop the search. to select the 3. Press Func + or Func + frequency. press Func and L/O when the scanner stops on the frequency during a search or a search hold. 2004 3:56 PM To skip a frequency. each new frequency replaces a frequency previously stored. you can program a 2-second delay into any channel or frequency. L/O disappears. the scanner beeps 3 times and does not search. L/O appears when you select a skipped frequency. The scanner stores the frequency in memory and automatically resumes the search if it is not in hold. Notes: • If you selected all frequencies to be skipped within the search range. If you select more than 50 frequencies to skip. 2.fm Page 46 Tuesday. Press Func + L/O.BC92XLT Paper OM. L/O appears. press Func then press and hold L/O until the scanner beeps. 1. • • Delay Sometimes a user might pause before replying to a transmission. The scanner continues to monitor the channel frequency for an additional Special Features 46 . To clear all the skip frequencies at once while searching or search hold. Follow these steps to clear a single frequency from skip memory so the scanner stops on it during a search.

If the desired channel is not selected. showing the currently selected banks. August 24. If it is off. press the number key that corresponds to the bank you want to turn on or off. • • To turn off the 2-second delay. The scanner scans all the channels within the displayed banks that are not locked out (see “Lock- Special Features 47 . If the scanner is searching. When you turn off a bank.. The scanner automatically sets a delay when you store frequencies into channels or when you search frequencies. Turning Channel-Storage Banks On and Off You can turn each channel-storage bank on and off. the scanner does not scan any of the 20 channels in that bank.fm Page 47 Tuesday. DLY appears. then press Func + Dly. scanning. DLY disappears. DLY appears. press Func + Dly while the scanner is searching. When the delay feature is on. Numbers appear at the top of the display. follow one of these steps to program a delay depending on how the scanner is operating. press Func + Dly while the scanner is monitoring a channel. While scanning. DLY appears and the scanner automatically adds a 2-second delay to every frequency it stops on in that band. quickly press Func + Dly before it continues scanning again. manually select the channel. or searching. 2004 3:56 PM 2 seconds after the transmission stops before resuming scanning or searching.BC92XLT Paper OM. DLY appears. • If the scanner is scanning and stops on an active channel where you want to store a delay.

then press Func and press and hold L/O until the scanner beeps twice. To unlock all channels in the banks that are turned on. Special Features 48 . 2004 3:56 PM ing Out Channels” on Page 48). You can program one stored channel in each bank as a priority channel (10 for the banks). press Hold to stop scanning. Note: You can still manually select locked-out channels. To lock out a channel.BC92XLT Paper OM. To remove the lockout from a channel. then press Func + L/O. The bank number flashes when the scanner scans a channel that belongs to the bank. then press Func + L/O. You cannot turn off all banks. Locking Out Channels You can increase the scanning speed by locking out channels that have a continuous transmission. Notes: • • You can manually select any channel within a bank. One bank must always be active. even if that bank is turned off. L/O disappears. August 24. Priority The priority feature lets you scan through the channels and still not miss important or interesting calls on specific channels. manually select the channel. manually select the channel. L/O appears. such as a weather channel.fm Page 48 Tuesday.

When the scanner's keys are locked. press Func + . To turn off the priority feature. Func. Manually select the channel you want to select as the priority channel. the only controls that operate are Scan. press Func + Pri. 1. August 24. To turn on keylock. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 for the channel in each bank you want to program as a priority channel. press Func + disappears. The scanner automatically designates each bank's first channel as its priority channel. 2004 3:56 PM If the priority feature is turned on. appears. Hold. P appears to the left of the selected channel number. Note: Using keylock does not prevent the scanner from scanning channels. it checks that bank's priority channel for activity every 2 seconds. PRI appears. and . . To turn on the priority feature.fm Page 49 Tuesday. as the scanner scans the bank. then press Func + Pri. 3. Then the scanner checks the designated priority channel every 2 seconds in each bank. 2. To turn off keylock.BC92XLT Paper OM. PRI disappears. . . Special Features 49 . Follow these steps to select a different channel in a bank as the priority channel. Using Keylock Use the scanner's keylock to protect it from accidental program changes. press Func + Pri during scanning. Press Func + Pgm.

2004 3:56 PM Using the Display Backlight To turn on the display light for easy viewing at night. Special Features 50 . To turn off the light sooner. August 24.BC92XLT Paper OM. press . press again.fm Page 50 Tuesday. The display lights for 15 seconds.

Problem Possible Cause Suggestion The scanner doesn’t work. try the following steps. Check the antenna connection or move or reposition the antenna. 2004 3:56 PM Troubleshooting If your BC92XLT is not Troubleshooting performing properly. The squelch might need to be adjusted. See “Turning On The Scanner and Setting Squelch” on Page 33. make sure it is on. August 24.fm Page 51 Tuesday. You might be in a remote area that could require an optional multi-band antenna. Check the batteries or make sure the AC adapter is connected to an AC outlet and the scanner. Improper reception. The scanner’s antenna might need to be adjusted. Adjust the squelch threshold. Move the scanner. Check with your dealer or local electronics store. If there is a wall switch that controls power to the AC outlet where you connected the AC adapter. Scan won’t stop. The scanner might not be receiving any power.BC92XLT Paper OM. Troubleshooting 51 .

You must press Scan to scan.fm Page 52 Tuesday. Check the antenna connection.BC92XLT Paper OM. One or more channels might be locked out. Make sure the channels you want to scan are not locked out. Check the antenna connection. Press Scan. See “Turning On The Scanner and Setting Squelch” on Page 33. August 24. One or more channels might be locked out. Wait for a transmission on the channel. The channel might not be active. Scan won’t start. 2004 3:56 PM Scan won’t stop (continued) The antenna might need to be adjusted. The channel’s frequency might not be stored in memory. Troubleshooting 52 . Make sure the channels you want to scan are not locked out. Adjust the squelch threshold. The antenna might need to be adjusted. The squelch might need to be adjusted. Make sure the channel’s frequency is stored in the scanner’s memory.

Adjust the squelch threshold. 2. The antenna might need to be adjusted. While holding down 2. you might need to reset the scanner. Before you reset the scanner. Check the antenna connection.fm Page 53 Tuesday. turn on the scanner. August 24. Turn off the scanner. Caution: This procedure clears all the information you have stored in the scanner. Resetting the Scanner If the scanner's display locks up or stops operating properly. 9. See “Turning On The Scanner and Setting Squelch” on Page 33. It takes about 3 seconds to initialize and CLEAr appears. 1. try turning it off and on to see if it begins working properly. Reset the scanner only when you are sure it is not working properly. Troubleshooting 53 . 2004 3:56 PM Weather scan doesn’t work. The squelch might need to be adjusted.BC92XLT Paper OM. and Hold.

Handle the scanner carefully: do not drop it. If memory is lost.0000 in all channels when there has been a memory loss. 2004 3:56 PM Care and Maintenance Keep and Maintenance Carethe scanner dry. and wipe it with a damp cloth occasionally to keep it looking new. Avoid placing the unit in direct sunlight or near heating elements or vents. simply reprogram each channel. Use and store the scanner only in normal temperature environments. Always press each button firmly until you hear the entry tone for that key entry.BC92XLT Paper OM. If the scanner receives strong interference or electrical noise. • Location • • • Do not use the scanner in high-moisture environments such as the kitchen or bathroom. Keep the scanner away from dust and dirt. wipe it dry immediately. General Use • • • Turn the scanner off before disconnecting the power. Always write down the programmed frequencies in the event of memory loss. If possible. August 24. The display shows 000. Also try changing the height or angle of the antenna. Care and Maintenance 54 . • Cleaning • Disconnect the power to the unit before cleaning. move it or its antenna away from the source of the noise. If it gets wet. a higher elevation might provide better reception.fm Page 54 Tuesday.

August 24. Press L/O to lock out the channel. If you have Internet access. please call Customer Service at (800) 297-1023. To prevent scratches. The address and phone number are listed in the Warranty at the end of this manual. Do not use excessive amounts of water. If your scanner stops during Scan mode and no sound is heard. Birdies All radios can receive “birdies” (undesired signals). • Repairs Do not attempt any repair. Contact the Uniden Customer Service Center or take it to a qualified repair technician. Birdies are internally generated signals inherent in the electronics of the receiver.com for additional information.fm Page 55 Tuesday. then press Scan to resume scanning. If you would like immediate assistance. 2004 3:56 PM • • Clean the outside of the scanner with a mild detergent. do not use abrasive cleaners or solvents. you can visit http://www.uniden. it might be receiving a birdie.BC92XLT Paper OM. The scanner contains no user serviceable parts. please call or write the Uniden Parts and Service Division. If you still cannot get satisfactory results while using your scanner or if you want additional information. Be careful not to rub the LCD window. Care and Maintenance 55 .

.............9875 ...........0 ..............99375 ...995 ...................9875 .....0–29.........“800” Band 849..0–136.........................“800” Band 894..........“800” Band Above bands in 12............ UHF Standard Band 470..0 ............0 ......VHF High Band Above bands in 5 kHz steps 108......Federal Land Mobile 420..........0125-868.. 70 cm Amateur Band 450........ 10 Meter Amateur Band 30. VHF Low Band 50.........6 Meter Amateur Band 137............0–512............. 200 Banks: .... 10 (20 channels each) Frequency Range (in MHz): 25.......................................99375 .............. Subpart C.......99375 .....................................0–143...0–449.. Channels: ....0125-956..... Citizens Band/Business Band 28..........995 MHz ..................................0–469............................0–823...25 kHz steps Specifications 56 ...........0–54............Aircraft Band 806...........Military Land Mobile 144... as of date of manufacture.995 ............9875 ... 2004 3:56 PM Specifications Specifications Specifications Certified in accordance with FCC Rules and Regulations Part 15.995 .....0-27...0–174.........995 ............0–147................0–419.0 ............BC92XLT Paper OM..... 2 Meter Amateur Band 148..0–49.UHF TV Band Above bands in 6..........5 kHz steps 406..fm Page 56 Tuesday... August 24..

........ 0...............................500 MHz (AM) ...4 µV 857.....................9125 MHz (FM) ...............................3 µV 173...900 MHz (FM) ........... 0. 0............................. 0. 60 steps per second (max) Hyper .4 µV 954......... 0....4 µV Operating Temperature: Normal ....... 0................5 µV 40........ –20°C to +60°C Close Call ........000 MHz (FM).................3 µV 806.... 0......... 0....................................875 MHz (FM).5 µV 138.......................5 µV 135............005 MHz (AM) .......150 MHz (FM)........400 MHz (FM) ......................................3 µV 453............................225 MHz (FM) ...3 µV 162......... 0...........9125 MHz (FM) ................................3 µV 511.................fm Page 57 Tuesday.............................. 100 dB Specifications 57 ..................................3 µV 49...............................800 MHz (AM).................200 MHz (FM)...........3 µV 118. 2004 3:56 PM Sensitivity (S+N)/N = 20 dB 25.......... 0................................175 MHz (AM)..840 MHz (FM) .................... 50 channels per second (max) Search Rate Normal ............... 0...... 0.......5 µV 127....................................3 µV 406....... 0........... –10°C to +50°C Scan Rate: ........................... 2 seconds Scan Delay: ...........4 MHz) ........................................... August 24..................... 180 steps per second (max) Priority Sampling ..BC92XLT Paper OM... 0....................... 0................... 2 seconds IF Rejection (at 162....250 MHz (FM) .........

. Speaker Jack 3....................3 MHz 3rd IF .................... 490 mW maximum Built-in Speaker ...............BC92XLT Paper OM...... (W) x 13/4 in.........fm Page 58 Tuesday...380..........7000 MHz 1st IF (406-512 MHz) ........7000-380......... (H) Weight: ............... specifications.... August 24.4........... Antenna Jack BNC Type Ext............... Specifications 58 .......23/4 in................ or AC Adapter (6 VDC 500mAh) Antenna: ............... 21.................4V DC)....................7000 MHz 1st IF (806-956 MHz) ............ 50 ohms (Impedance) External Jacks: ...........380.... (D) x 41/2 in........... 32 mm dia.......................4 mm Size: ...................................6050-380............. 310 mA Power Requirements: 2 AA Alkaline Batteries (3V DC)......................8 oz Features.... 8 ohm Dynamic Type Current Drain Squelched .......... 450 kHz Audio Output ............. and availability of optional accessories are all subject to change without notice...........7875 MHz 2nd IF .......5mm DC Power Jack .6125-380.......... 2004 3:56 PM IF Frequencies 1st IF (25-174 MHz)......................110 mA Full Output ...................5. or 2 AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (2...............380..............

2004 3:56 PM Optional Accessories Optional Accessories Contact your local Uniden Dealer or call the Uniden Parts Center at: (800)554-3988. Monday through Friday. August 24.BC92XLT Paper OM. for information about ordering these optional accessories.fm Page 59 Tuesday. 8:00AM to 5:00PM EST. Earphone fi Remote Speaker Betty Bearcat Frequency Directory/ Local Directories Optional Accessories 59 .

WARRANTY DURATION: This warranty to the original user shall terminate and be of no further effect 12 months after the date of original retail sale. for one year. THE LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH ABOVE IS THE SOLE AND ENTIRE WARRANTY PERTAINING TO THE PRODUCT One-Year Limited Warranty 60 . STATEMENT OF REMEDY: In the event that the product does not conform to this warranty at any time while this warranty is in effect. The warranty is invalid if the Product is (A) damaged or not maintained as reasonable or necessary. or any configurations not sold by Uniden. or (F) installed or programmed by anyone other than as detailed by the Operating Guide for this product. altered.fm Page 60 Tuesday. or any other cost (except shipping and handling) incurred by warrantor or its representatives in connection with the performance of this warranty. service. (B) modified.BC92XLT Paper OM. 2004 3:56 PM One-Year Limited Warranty ranty One-Year Limited WarImportant: Evidence of original purchase is required for warranty service. or used as part of any conversion kits. WARRANTOR: UNIDEN AMERICA CORPORATION (“Uniden”) ELEMENTS OF WARRANTY: Uniden warrants. warrantor will repair the defect and return it to you without charge for parts. (E) used in any conjunction with equipment or parts or as part of any system not manufactured by Uniden. to the original retail owner. (C) improperly installed. this Uniden Product to be free from defects in materials and craftsmanship with only the limitations or exclusions set out below. August 24. subassemblies. (D) serviced or repaired by someone other than an authorized Uniden service center for a defect or malfunction covered by this warranty.

August 24. Monday through Friday One-Year Limited Warranty 61 . pack the Product carefully (preferably in its original packaging). THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER OR PROVIDE FOR THE REIMBURSEMENT OR PAYMENT OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. The Product should be shipped freight prepaid. to warrantor at: Uniden America Corporation Parts and Service Division 4700 Amon Carter Boulevard Fort Worth. Central. after following the instructions in this Operating Guide you are certain that the Product is defective. Some states do not allow this exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages so the above limitation or exclusion might not apply to you.fm Page 61 Tuesday.m. Include evidence of original purchase and a note describing the defect that has caused you to return it. or delivered. LEGAL REMEDIES: This warranty gives you specific legal rights.m. to 7:00 p. by traceable means. INCLUDING.. and you might also have other rights which vary from state to state. IMPLIED OR ARISING BY OPERATION OF LAW.BC92XLT Paper OM. 7:00 a. 2004 3:56 PM AND IS IN LIEU OF AND EXCLUDES ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER. WHETHER EXPRESS. PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING PERFORMANCE OF WARRANTY: If. TX 76155 (800) 297-1023. This warranty is void outside the United States of America. BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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