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RE: [BC346XT] Re: New user

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  • Mark W. Walton
    I use Free Scan and a USB cable; it helped me a lot. I do nay required editing on my computer, then when ready, upload to the scanner. Mark Walton
    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 8, 2013
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      I use Free Scan and a USB cable; it helped me a lot. I do nay required
      editing on my computer, then when ready, upload to the scanner.

      Mark Walton
      mark.walton@...

      -----Original Message-----
      From: BC346XT@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BC346XT@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      sk8mv@...
      Sent: Monday, July 08, 2013 4:50 PM
      To: BC346XT@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [BC346XT] Re: New user

      I have a BC346 ....and they are a little difficult to program. But after
      some practice and reading through some manuals you can probably figure it
      out. I'm guessing that none of these types of scanners are real easy.
      There are software programs that make it easier. Some are free and there is
      Butel .. which is about 39.00 but is very good for adding frequencies etc to
      your scanner. There is FreeScan which is free and works pretty well. Hope
      this helped somewhat.

      --- In BC346XT@yahoogroups.com, "Gerri Nylund" <aradia@...> wrote:
      >
      > I am considering getting the BC346, but worry about the difficulty
      programming in the frequencies. Reviews on Amazon make it sound pretty
      difficult. Local dealers say they only sell them and know nothing about
      programming them. Some online dealers will program, for a price.
      >
      > But since a friend is offering to buy it for me, I'd like to keep the
      price low.
      > Any advice?
      >
    • Gerri Nylund
      Thanks. I use a Mac computer and it doesn t look like FreeSCAN will work. I did some checking but can t find software for Mac. Do you know of some? Gerri
      Message 2 of 5 , Jul 9, 2013
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        Thanks. I use a Mac computer and it doesn't look like FreeSCAN will work. I did some checking but can't find software for Mac. Do you know of some?

        Gerri


        --- In BC346XT@yahoogroups.com, Thomas Scarborough <kb8qnh_2m@...> wrote:
        >
        > Purchase the program cable, USB to scanner. Download "FreeSCAN" from freescann.com. This program seems to be the most user friendly. Yes, this scanner is confusing to program. Support is available online through the user net, helps a lot!
        >  
        > Possibly, you can find a current user through the group that can give you personal assistance.
        >  
        >  
        > Scanner works great once it is programmed.
        >  
        > Thomas Scarborough
        > Dayton, Ohio
        >
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