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Re: [BCD396XT] Re: XT version sensitivity?

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  • johnstark
    Thats what GPS is for.... John ... From: MCH To: Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 4:29 PM Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Re:
    Message 1 of 31 , Mar 4, 2009
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      Thats what GPS is for....


      John


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "MCH" <mch@...>
      To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 4:29 PM
      Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Re: XT version sensitivity?


      >I agree, but not the way you said.
      >
      > Since the environment changes, so does the attenuation required. Having
      > to adjust the attenuation 'on the fly' for 22,000 channels isn't too
      > appealing to me.
      >
      > I think the programmable attenuation should be global. You could have
      > individual channel 'attenuation offsets' too add more or less per
      > channel, but I would only want to change one setting when traveling into
      > an urban area.
      >
      > Joe M.
      >
      > johnstark wrote:
      >> Or you can have more sensetivity and a more controllable attenuator - I'm
      >> still waiting for a scanner that has programable attenuator ... for each
      >> channel.... not asking for much :)
      >>
      >> John
      >>
      >>
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >> From: "MCH" <mch@...>
      >> To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
      >> Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 4:15 PM
      >> Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Re: XT version sensitivity?
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      >>> Why would you want that? Other scanners have more sensitivity but have
      >>> intermod and overload issues in urban areas. When these other scanners
      >>> are deaf, the 396 receives the signals fine. IOW, don't mess with what
      >>> works.
      >>>
      >>> Granted, if you're in a rural area the extra sensitivity would be nice,
      >>> but not at the expense of usability in urban areas. Many people travel
      >>> between the two areas and would rather have a scanner that works fair
      >>> everywhere as opposed to only working in one environment and not all.
      >>> The 396T is a good balance between the various environments.
      >>>
      >>> Joe M.
      >>>
      >>> --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, McGinley Joseph
      >>> <mcginleyjoseph2000@...> wrote:
      >>>> Can someone tell me if this version has better sensitivity than that
      >>>> of the t version? That is my deciding factor to purchase.
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    • MRI
      Or if the storing of multi tones on one freq has been sorted on search and store? This is a problem with the t version. That will be my deciding factor.
      Message 31 of 31 , Mar 5, 2009
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        Or if the storing of multi tones on one freq has been sorted on search and store? This is a problem with the t version. That will be my deciding factor.

        McGinley Joseph wrote:
        > Can someone tell me if this version has better sensitivity than that of the t version? That is my deciding factor to purchase.
        > --- On Wed, 3/4/09, Uniden UPMan < uniden.upman@ yahoo.com > wrote:
        > From: Uniden UPMan < uniden.upman@ yahoo.com >
        > Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin' ...
        > To: BCD396XT@yahoogroup s.com
        > Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 3:25 PM
        > Uniden's fiscal year 2009 starts 4/1/2009. So, our 1Q ends on 6/30/2009.
        > (but we still expect to start shipping to most distributors on 3/23)
        >  UPMan
        > ____________ _________ _________ __
        > From: Peter Laws <plaws0@gmail. com>
        > To: BCD396XT@yahoogroup s.com
        > Sent: Wednesday, March 4, 2009 2:20:56 PM
        > Subject: [BCD396XT] Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin' ...
        > Let me just state, for the record, that there are only 27 days left in
        > the 1st Quarter of 2009. :-)
        > --
        > Peter Laws | N5UWY | plaws plaws net | Travel by Train!
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