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The scanner can alert you with three rapid beeps at the beginning of a transmission on an
Assigning the beep alert to a channel
This alert can be set on/off to every channel (or to every ID memory for Trunking mode).
▲ or ▼ to select CH DATA and then press E.
3. Select the channel number to be tagged using
▲ or ▼ and then press E. (You can also
enter the channel number in using the keypad or
VFO control and then press E.)
▲ or ▼ to select BEEP ALERT and then press E.
▲ or ▼ to select ON or OFF and then pressing E.
Note: If NOT REGISTER appears, make sure a frequency is stored in the channel.
• Do not program a weather frequency into one of the channels, since weather channels
transmit continuously. Use the Weather Search feature to select the weather information band.
• Group similar services into a bank. For example, program police frequencies in channels 1
through 10 and fire/emergency into channels 51 through 60, and so on.
• Put the frequency that you listen to the most or the most important frequency into a
• To quickly program a series of channels, start with the lowest number channel.
For example, when you are programming five new frequencies into Channels 4 through
8, start with Channel 4. After you finish programming a channel, press
MAN or HOLD/▲
to go to the next higher channel.
• Write down your programmed channels and frequencies and put in a convenient place in
case of accidental reprogramming.
• Frequencies are rounded off according to the step of each channel.
• When you are overwriting a tagged channel with a new frequency, the previous alpha tag
will be deleted. You must re-enter the alpha tag.
• When programming frequencies, a 2 second delay is set automatically but can be
changed in the Channel Data menu.
Deleting a Stored Frequency
To delete a stored frequency:
a. Select a channel.
c. Then press
Note: Channels with no frequencies are automatically locked out.