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RE: [BCD396XT] Re: quick keys

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  • Michael Hopkins
    Excellent information --- I missed the long press hold completely. Now I use if frequently.. Michael From: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 27, 2010
      Excellent information --- I missed the "long press hold" completely. Now I
      use if frequently..


      From: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      Of Richard Victor
      Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 4:58 PM
      To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Re: quick keys

      Since one can assign more than one system or site to a particular SQK,
      it may be worth noting that a long press of the "Hold" key results in a
      System Hold which will cause the scanner to remain on a single system
      or, in the case of a trunked system, a single site rather than a single
      SQK. The display will show "HOLD" flashing to indicate that it's a
      System Hold rather than a Scan Hold (single channel). A second long
      press of the "Hold" key will release the System Hold.

      If you press the Function key while in System Hold, you can use the
      Scroll Knob to change the system or site on which you're holding.


      On 9/22/2010 2:10 PM, dataman60435 wrote:
      > Just create a new local system tailored to your need, assign it to a SQK,
      then "HOLD" on the hold button for a beep and it will scan only that SQK...I
      have my local PD-FD in three different SQK's each different to my
      needs...396XT=one EXCELLENT scanner.....
      > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com <mailto:BCD396XT%40yahoogroups.com> ,
      "David"<daveturner80@...> wrote:
      >> I have just received a bcd396xt scanner and previously had a GRE500.
      >> On the GRE500 I was able to have a favorite list so when our fire dept.
      went out I could just hit the fav button on the scanner and it would just
      broadcast these frequencies, instead of all the different counties.
      >> I would like some instructions on assigning keys to lock out counties
      that I don't want to listen to and also assign quick keys to just listen to
      our fire depts.
      >> I could upload the file that I have created if that would help.
      >> I am going through PA. this weekend and would like to get this scanner
      set up before then.
      >> Thanks,
      >> Dave Turner

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