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8130Re: [BCD396XT] Sorry For The Redundancy

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  • Dean B. Dalrymple
    Jul 8 6:32 AM
      It sounds to me like you have forgotten that Uniden pre-programs all
      of it's new scanners at the factory before they are shipped out.

      At 10:36 PM 7/7/2013, you wrote:
      >Here is what was supposed to be posted:
      >Thanks for your help. But now only more questions pop up. Sorry for
      >trying your patience. A constant fear of mine is that I'm paying
      >full price for a 396 that was USED and returned. Radio Shack flat
      >out sold me a 396 and it clearly had been used and programmed
      >although they sold it at full price. They fought me on the return. A
      >trip to Fry's resulted in just two left with one sold as used and
      >the other as new. I bought the new. Problem #1: I went from MENU to
      >SEARCH FOR... to EDIT CUSTOM and punched in my upper and lower
      >frequencies and backed out. I turned it off to take a breather. I
      >turned it back on and went to CUSTOM SEARCH and it just sticks on
      >CUSTOM 10 even though I chose CUSTOM 1 as the place for my lower and
      >upper frequencies. I can't get it to go to CUSTOM 1 even though I
      >turn the knob to manipulate the up and down arrows. How does one
      >does this? (On my old BC250 I just punched in the numbers on the
      >keyboard to get the corresponding "scan range".) Problem #2:
      >However, on CUSTOM 10 of my 396 I see "959.9625MHz". I never created
      >the CUSTOM 10 and I certainly did not punch in "959.9625MHz" So does
      >this mean that a previous user of my fine 396 created this "CUSTOM
      >10"?? Was I sold a used 396? I just punched a number on the keyboard
      >and the 396 went from "959.9625MHz" is to "946.1375MHz". So I
      >someone has previously owned my "new" 396? I really don't know how
      >to present this to Fry's to get a refund, LOL. It's way beyond their
      >30 day return policy. I'd be grateful if you could please tell me
      >how I could access my CUSTOM 1 so I could at least listen to my
      >frequencies as I ponder my alleged rip-off, LOL.
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