Re: [BC346XT] Re: Hello to the group
- Thanks to all of you for your help. I will get this subscription and I'm learning how to program - thanks to MarkScanners!! Am away so can't write more now - but thank you all.
From: Keith <kilowattradio@...>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 14:17:22
To: <BC346XT@yahoogroups.com>; <Maggie-o@...>
Subject: Re: [BC346XT] Re: Hello to the group
There is a learning curve for the DMA scanners from the bank type of scanners.
If you obtain the freescan program and get a six month subscription to
you can use freescan to download the systems you want to scan from the
radioreference web site to your radio.
Best Regards, Keith
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> From: "miriamfrank" <Maggie-o@...>
> To: BC346XT@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Sunday, July 25, 2010 1:13:30 PM
> Subject: [BC346XT] Re: Hello to the group
> Hi there - I feel a lot like the person below from PA - I have
> programmed other scanners and am having issues with this one..
> MarkScanners helped me a lot so far, and your/his manaual in "files"
> is 100 times better than the CD, so thanks for letting me know about
> that. I am managing to program a group of convention channels, so far,
> althouh it's tedious. I would like to be able to assign numbers to
> certain individual entries, like a freq for "sprinfield fire" or
> something - can I go back and do that with the number tag thing? It
> sure seems like a lot of steps to get these entered. Also - I am not
> doing well with the squelch setting - but I did just see some option
> that seems to set it for you?? Not sure about that.
> Then I will program in my trunk group - I wonder if I should put in
> the talk groups I know or let it search? My old scanner I put in the
> talk groups, but if I wanted it to search instead, I just pushed a
> "search" button..
> Also - I see people connecting to their computers.. what for? Can you
> download sets of freq's and/or trunk info?
> Is there any way to copy the stuff I have on my 245 XLT to my 346
> Thanks, in advance, for your help. I know my id says Miriam - but I
> am Maggie - either way.. thanks for any advice anyone can give me.. I
> didn't want it to take three years to set this thing up!!!
> --- In BC346XT@yahoogroups.com, "WA3FKG" <wa3fkg@...> wrote:
> > Greetings from Oakmont Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, where
> > have just purchased a used BC346XT. This is my first Uniden radio
> > the dynamic memory system and I have to say even though I usually
> > up a new scanner and fudge my way through the basic functions
> > ever opening the manual this one has me scratching my head just a
> > little.
> > I did not get the CD with the radio that contains the manual so I
> > been looking at it on line at Uniden's site. Problem is it has
> > difficult for me to sit at my computer when I have time to tinker
> > the new toy. I searched for the manual in PDF format being given a
> > number of pointers to file sections here on Yahoo but not coming up
> > what I'm seeing on line. Until now that is.
> > The document I found in your files section was just what the doctor
> > ordered. Now I have to find an interface cable and a good software
> > package since even though I want to know how to program the radio
> > hand in the field if I need to, it is not my first choice when I
> have a
> > computer available that will make the job much easier on both my
> > and the buttons and switches in the radio. So I thank the founder
> > the group and those that contribute to the knowledge base that it
> > provides.
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> Yahoo! Groups Links
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- thanks to you all - I'm away right now, but want to try your suggestions and I will get that membership too. Also, thanks to MarkScanners for his help too. I have manged to program some conventional channels and a trunked set also - but still feel like I'm fumbling around and it's taking forever!! with your help I'll get there! of course for us older folks, this screen is a little harder to read than my 245 also!! guess I need to wear my glasses!! Thanks.. I'm sure I'll need more help when I get back to it!
--- In BC346XT@yahoogroups.com, Ken Sprouse <wa3fkg@...> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 2:53 PM, dataman60435 <dataman60435@...>wrote:
> > You can also try www.marksscanners.com and follow the 396t "easy to
> > program" , its just about the same programming....Its a fantastic analog
> > scanner, once you learn it you can program it in the dark!!....
> > I will go check it out. So far I am very impressed with this scanner
> although I'm still fumbling around with the programming. I have ordered a
> USB cable for it and plan to load it up via software but I still want to
> know how to make rapid changes in the field by hand. Many thanks for the
> Ken Sprouse / WA3FKG John 3:16 http://wa3fkg.blogspot.com
> You meet the nicest people at a TEA Party.
> The box said "Win98/2000/XP or better" so I installed Linux!
> Smith & Wesson - The ultimate point and click user interface.
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