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Re: Resuming scanning after a timeout?

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  • agcme2002
    ... That was it, thank you. I didn t even notice the negative values in the selector list. Now scanning s a bit easier and I don t have to reach over every
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 30, 2009
      --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "Richard A. Victor" <Victor@...> wrote:
      >
      > I don't think that Data Skip is implemented on the XT. Negative
      > delay should work though. Here's what the Users Guide says:
      >
      > Set Delay Time
      > Set the number of seconds the scanner should wait after a
      > transmission stops before
      > moving on to the next channel. Select 0, 1, 2 (default), 5, 10, or 30 seconds.
      > To have scanner leave the channel after a designated number of
      > seconds whether the
      > transmission stops or not, select one of the negative values. Choose
      > -10 seconds to have
      > the scanner leave the channel after 10 seconds even if the
      > transmission is still going on;
      > choose -5 seconds or -2 seconds to have the scanner leave after 5
      > seconds or 2 seconds,
      > respectively.
      >
      > Dick
      >
      >
      > At 03:41 PM 8/30/2009, you wrote:
      > >There's Data Skip and/or Negative Delay times that could apply.
      > >
      > >Joe M.
      > >
      > >agcme2002 wrote:
      > > > Is there an option somewhere to force the scanner to resume
      > > scanning after a period of time? The idea being I want to be able
      > > to scan around a block of frequencies even though a few of them
      > > might have local sources of interference that cause the scanner to
      > > stop there until I manually resume the scan.
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >


      That was it, thank you. I didn't even notice the negative values in the selector list. Now scanning's a bit easier and I don't have to reach over every few seconds to bump the control knob.
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