Uniden BC235XLT English Owners Manual

Uniden BC235XLT Manual

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  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 1
    ... Internet ...8 Included with Your Scanner ...9 Setup ...10 Installing the Batteries ...10 Charging the Battery Pack ...11 CRX120 Battery Charger ...12 Adapter Safety Feature ...13 Flexible Antenna ...14 ... Scanning ...21 Channel Lockout ...22 Lockout in Manual Mode ...22 Lockout in Scanning Mode......
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 2
    ... a Hybrid System ...Care and Maintenance ...General Use ...Location ...Cleaning ...Repairs...Birdies ...Troubleshooting ...Specifications ...Appendix ...Preset Fleet Maps ...User Defined Fleet Maps ...One Year Limited Warranty... 39 41 ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 3
    ..., and other communications into 10 banks of 30 channels each. Use your new scanner to monitor: 800 MHz Trunked Public Safety Systems Police and Fire Departments (including rescue ... Band VHF High Band Federal Govt. 70cm Amateur Band UHF Standard Band UHF "T" Band Public Service "800" Band 3
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 4
    ... to this product not expressly approved by Uniden, or operation of this product in any way other than as detailed by this Operating Guide, could void your authority to operate this product. The screen displays used in this manual are representations of what might appear when you use your scanner. 4
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 5
    ... your scanner. You can choose between two speeds while searching. Turbo Search, a new feature for Uniden scanners, can search the VHF FM bands at up to ...the highway department on 37.900 MHz, etc. So when your scanner stops on a frequency, you usually know who it is, and...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 6
    ... ID, you won't miss any of the action. If you're a new scanner enthusiast, you may want to read the first part of this manual and use your scanner in conventional mode before you begin trunk tracking. Understanding scanning fundamentals and its ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 7
    ...and weather frequencies. Unique Data Skip - Allows your scanner to skip unwanted data transmissions and reduces birdies... light remains on for 15 seconds when K is pressed. Battery Save - In manual mode, your scanner automatically reduces its power requirements to extend the battery's charge. 7
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 8
    ... Information Before using your scanner, you must program frequencies into available channels. The Betty Bearcat Frequency Guide lists... the frequency guide, call the enclosed Mr. Scanner (800) Number. A Uniden representative should be able to order you a copy of Betty Bearcat for your area and provide...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 9
    ...Your Scanner If any of these items are missing or damaged, immediately contact your place of purchase or Uniden Customer Service at: (800) 297-1023, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00... Clip AC Adapter (AD70U) AC Adapter 2 Battery Packs CHARGE RED Charging Cradle BLK Earphone 300 a -Ch...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 10
    ... These are helpful guidelines when using your new scanner: If your scanner receives interference or electrical noise, move the scanner or its antenna away from the source. If you need to improve reception, use an optional antenna designed for multi-band coverage. (You can purchase ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 11
    ... supplied AC Adapter (AD70U) or one of the optional power cords (WZ1015 or WZ1017). You can use your scanner while the battery charges. To fully charge the battery, leave the AC Adapter/Charger connected for 14 - 16 hours. Note: Disconnect the ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 12
    CRX120 Battery Charger The CRX120 charger allows you to charge the extra battery included with your scanner. You can also charge the battery inside your scanner at the same time. This way you can always have a charged battery ready to go. Charging the ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 13
    Connecting the Charger to Your Scanner You can charge both batteries at the same time. To fully charge both batteries, ... connect the charging lead on the CRX120 to the charging jack on your scanner. 2. When charging is complete, disconnect the CRX120 from your scanner, then ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 14
    Flexible Antenna Attach the flexible antenna to the BNC connector. Belt Clip Do not tighten the screws too tight. You can damage the case or clip. 14
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 15
    ... the Front Cover to see the Controls and Indicators while reading this Guide. Setting the Squelch To set the squelch, you must be in the Manual mode, and you should not be receiving a signal on your scanner. 1. 2. Press M until you do not ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 16
    4. Turn SQUELCH fully clockwise until you hear a hiss. This lowers the "Squelch Gate" so that everything gets through-noise, weak signals, and strong signals. STRONG SIGNALS MEDIUM SIGNALS WEAK SIGNALS NOISE 5. Turn SQUELCH back counter-clockwise just until the hiss stops. Now the "...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 17
    ... scanning, you must program a frequency into at least one channel. Repeat this procedure for each channel you want to program. 1. Select frequencies from your starter guide. 2. 3. Press M. Select a channel. a. Enter the channel number. b. Then press M. b a 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 17
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 18
    ... a mistake while entering the frequency, press . twice, and start over. If you enter a frequency which is outside the scanner's frequency bands, a distinctive beep sounds. Press . and go back to Step 4. (See the Table on page 3 or the Band List on the back of the scanner). 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 18
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 19
    ...channel. For example, when you are programming five new frequencies into Channels 4 through 8, start with Channel 4. After you finish programming a channel, press M or ) to go to the next higher channel. Record channels and frequencies in some convenient place in case the scanner memory is lost. 19
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 20
    Deleting a Stored Frequency To delete a stored frequency: a. Press 0. b. Then press E. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Channels with no frequencies are automatically locked out. 20
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 21
    ... bank's indicator will display again. 3. During normal scanning the scanner skips unprogrammed or locked out channels. SCAN ... not entered Frequency Locked Out (L/O) 4. When a transmission is received, the Scanner stops on that channel. When the transmission ends, scanning resumes automatically...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 22
    ...S to resume scanning. Channel Lockout You can lockout any channel so it is not reviewed during normal scanning. You can restore the channel to scanning whenever you wish. Lockout in Manual Mode 1. 2. Press M. Select a channel. a. Enter the channel number. b. Then press M...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 23
    Lockout in Scanning Mode If the scanner keeps stopping on a particular channel due to noise or too frequent transmissions, you may want to keep that channel from scanning. 1. Wait until the scanner stops at the channel. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2. 3. Then press O . The scanner ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 24
    ... a bank is selected for scan. If you have deselected a bank and you want to restore all of its locked-out channels using the steps below, you must press S and then press the number of the bank on your keypad. 1. Press M. Note: You must be in Manual mode before restoring all locked-out channels. 24
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 25
    ... seconds for activity. If a signal is present on the priority channel, your scanner monitors the channel until the transmission ends, then resumes normal ... bank as a Priority Channel. To activate Priority Scan (in either the Manual or Scan Mode): 1. Press P. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Note: If you have ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 26
    Changing the Priority Channel You cannot eliminate the Priority Channel, but you can change it to any of the 30 available channels in each bank. 1. 2. Press M. Select a new Priority Channel. a. Enter the channel number. b. Then press M again. b a 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3. Press and hold...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 27
    ... search a specific frequency range to find frequencies if you don't have a frequency guide available or if new stations have been added since your guide was published. 1. 2. Press M to stop scanning. Using your keypad, enter the lowest frequency of ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 28
    ... 6 7 8 9 10 4. Press R to resume searching. Data Skip A scanner will normally stop on any transmission it receives. This means the BC...9 10 Thed indicator disappears from the display. When data skip is active, your scanner may pause momentarily on an unwanted signal but will resume searching ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 29
    Channel Skip If a particular channel continues to interrupt search scanning, it is possible to set your scanner to skip the frequency. To skip a frequency, press O. Note: You can program up to 20 skip frequencies. The 21st skip frequency entered causes the first skipped frequency to unlock. ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 30
    5. 6. 7. Press L. Press R. Press H when the scanner stops at the frequency you want. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8. Press E to store the frequency in... channel you selected. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Note: After this step you are in manual mode. 9. To store another frequency, select another channel ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 31
    SVC Scanning The Service C Scan feature allows you to toggle through five bands preprogrammed for police, fire/emergency, aircraft, marine, and weather. The frequencies selected for these bands are the most commonly used around the U.S. 1. Press C. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 POLICE appears beneath the ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 32
    When an active channel is displayed, the scanner will alternate between the frequency and the Marine channel number. For example, 156.800 ... 7. To exit SVC Scan mode, press M. During search of one of the preprogrammed service bands, press H to stop the scan on a frequency. HOLD appears in the display...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 33
    SVC Scan Lockout Follow these steps to lockout frequencies during Service scanning: Note: You cannot lockout weather frequencies. 1. Press H to ...Programming with SVC Scan Follow these steps to program frequencies into a channel during Service scanning: 1. Select a channel you want to program. 1 2 3 4...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 34
    2. Press C to select Service Scan mode. Repeat until you select the service mode you want. Press S to begin scanning. When SVC Scan stops on a frequency you want, press H. Press E to store the frequency in the channel you selected. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3. 4. 5. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 34
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 35
    ...want to remember these important points: Your scanner defaults to monitor Type II systems;...different. (The types of systems are discussed below.) Your scanner cannot track an 800 MHz trunked ...types which are important when using your TrunkTracker™ scanner. These are usually referred to as Type I and...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 36
    ...II system radio sends, and as a result Type I systems usually accommodate fewer users than Type II systems. Even though there are many Type II systems,...Hybrid systems which are a combination of both Type I and Type II. Your scanner defaults to monitor Type II systems, but it's possible to select a ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 37
    ... automatically adjusted in trunking mode, it isn't necessary to manually adjust the squelch control while trunk ..., the squelch setting can prevent your scanner from acquiring the data channel at all. Set ... Before you start programming your scanner to track a trunked system, consider the following: ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 38
    The first step in tracking a trunked system is storing the frequencies in one of the 10 available banks in your scanner. 1. Press and hold T. You will hear two beeps, and BANK and TRUNK will begin to flash in the display. 2. Choose the bank you want to trunk track. For example, press 2. Use the ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 39
    ...You will see the frequencies quickly displaying as your scanner looks for the data channel which controls ...Before you Search a Trunked Bank with your scanner, consider the following: You can only ...modes. Press D while in the Trunk Tracking mode to review which bank is currently in use. The appropriate...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 40
    ...9 10 Note: You will see the frequencies quickly displaying as your scanner looks for the data channel which controls the system. Once the data channel is acquired, the scanner begins trunk tracking. Talk group ID's, which represent different service groups, begin to ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 41
    ID Hold Mode During Search mode, you can hold on an ID without entering it into memory. 1. Press H while in Search mode. 2. Use the keypad to enter the ID you want. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3. Press H again. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 HOLD flashes in the display. 4. Press R to return...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 42
    ... in trunked systems because in many areas water meters, door alarms, traffic signals, and other mechanical devices are assigned IDs just like other users. Also some departments scramble or encrypt their communications, and you may want to lock out these unintelligible broadcasts. To lockout an ID, ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 43
    ... mode if it's not active. This mode holds an ID for 5 seconds while you wait for a reply. Other groups may use the system, but your scanner will only look for the ID in the display. Note: If you consistently miss responses while in ID Delay mode, you may need to change the default system type or ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 44
    Hold Mode Press H to hold on a particular ID in the display. This is where the trunk tracking effect is really noticeable. You can hold a specific talk group, such as fire department on-scene operations, no matter which frequency the group uses. ID Monitor Mode If you press and hold R until you ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 45
    ... a conversation, then the channel is probably being used for a telephone interconnect call or a private call. These calls are not monitored by your scanner. The indicator which flashes when an ID displays represents the frequency being used by the talk group. If you’re holding on an ID which isnମ.
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 46
    ... scan conventional frequencies. You can program your scan lists either manually or during trunking search mode. Programming Scan Lists Manually 1. Select the Trunking bank you want. 2. After the scanner begins trunk tracking, press M. Use) and( to select ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 47
    ...S to begin scanning the lists you have programmed. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 If you haven't programmed any IDs, SCAN displays but your scanner cannot stop on an active conversation. 7. To remove a Scan List from active scanning, press the number of the Scan List on your keypad. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 48
    ...6 7 8 9 10 OR Programming Scan Lists During Search To select a Scan List location and store an ID during Search mode, follow these steps: 1. When your scanner stops on an ID you want to store, press P. Use) or ( to select the Scan List memory location you want, then press E. Press R to return ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 49
    To let your scanner automatically store an ID in an available Scan List location, follow these steps: 1. Press E when your scanner stops on an ID you want to store. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2. Press R to return to Trunk Tracking Search mode. Deleting a Stored ID To delete a stored ID: a. Press 0. b. ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 50
    ... tracking bank and select R, you will see user IDs display on your screen. Since the .... It's easy to select a Fleet Map for your scanner; what isn't always easy is selecting or programming a ... Mode To change the system type which your scanner monitors, you must be in the Trunking Programming mode....
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 51
    If you are in Trunking Scan mode: 1. Press T to return to conventional mode if you have been monitoring a trunking bank. Press and hold T until you hear two short beeps. BANK TRUNK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 You'll hear two short beeps and BANK and TRUNK will begin ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 52
    6. Press E. The scanner exits the Trunking Programming mode, acquires the data channel, and begins ...-12, 100-9, 000-12, 400-8, etc. See User Defined Fleet Maps in the Appendix for more ... programming a fleet map. It contains a detailed explanation of Scanner Fleet Map Programming, as well as a table ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 53
    ... have selected a size code for each block. For specifics about each size code, see Fleet Map Size Codes in the Appendix. 10. Press R. The scanner exits the Trunking Programming mode, acquires the data channel, and begins searching using the map you've programmed. Programming a Hybrid System A ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 54
    ... and Maintenance General Use Turn the scanner off before disconnecting the power or replacing the batteries. Always write down the programmed ... in direct sunlight or near heating elements or vents. If the scanner receives strong interference or electrical noise, move it or its antenna away from the ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 55
    Repairs Do not attempt any repair. The scanner contains no user serviceable parts. Contact the Uniden Customer Service Center or take it to a qualified repair technician. Birdies All radios can receive "birdies" (undesired signals). If your scanner stops during Scan mode ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 56
    ...is not performing properly, try the following steps. Problem Scanner won't work. Suggestion 1. Check the... antenna connection or move and reposition the antenna. 2. Move the scanner. 3. You may be in a remote area ... out. If so, the scanner has less chance of finding an active channel. 4. Review each ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 57
    ... results while using your scanner or if you want additional information, please call or write the Uniden Parts and Service Division. The address and phone number are.... If you have internet access, you can visit www.uniden.com or www.trunktracker.com for additional information. 57
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 58
    ...in accordance with FCC Rules and Regulations Part 15, Subpart C, as of date of manufacture. Channels: Banks Service Bands: Frequency Range: 300 ...stereo headphone 8 mW nominal into 64Ω earphone 4.8 VDC 800mAh (internal battery or AD70U AC Adapter) Rubber antenna (included) External earphone, DC 12V ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 59
    Appendix Preset Fleet Maps Preset Map E1P1 Block 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Size Code S11 S11 S11 S11 S11 S11 S11 S11 Preset Map E1P2 Block 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Size Code S4 S4 S4 S4 S4 S4 S4 S4 Preset Map E1P3 Block 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Size Code S4 S4 S4 S4 S4 S4 S12 -- Preset Map E1P4 Block 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Size ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 60
    Preset Map E1P9 Block 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Size Code S4 S4 S0 S0 S0 S0 S0 S0 Preset Map E1P10 Block 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Size Code S0 S0 S0 S0 S0 S0 S4 S4 Preset Map E1P11 Block 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Size Code S4 S0 S0 S0 S0 S0 S0 S0 Preset Map E1P12 Block 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Size Code S0 S0 S0 S0 S0 S0 S0 S4 ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 61
    ... blocks, numbered 0-7. When you program your scanner to track a Type I system, you must select ... ID. The way these IDs display on your scanner depend on the block number and the block's ... designer are highly dependent on the specific needs of the system's users. Some organizations may want many ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 62
    If you don't already know the size codes used, you'll have to guess at them. But since you don't have to figure out all the blocks at once, this isn't as hard as it seems. Select a size code for a block, and then press R. Now listen to the communications. If you decide you are receiving ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 63
    Size Code Restrictions If you select size code S-12, S-13, or S-14, there are some restrictions as to which blocks can be used for these codes. S-12 can only be assigned to Blocks 0, 2, 4, or 6. S-13 can only be assigned to Blocks 0 and 4. S-14 can only be assigned to Block 0. Since these size ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 64
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 65
    ... type of earphone that is placed in the ear canal. WARNING! Uniden does not represent this unit to be waterproof.... cancer. Do not charge Nickel-Cadmium Batteries with any charger other than ... of Nickel-Cadmium Batteries. Uniden® and Bearcat® are registered trademarks of Uniden America Corporation....
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 66
    ... BATT 12 2 3 13 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 14 15 16 17 18 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. DC Power Jack Scan Key S Manual Key M Trunking Key T Decimal Key . Service Key C 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Light K / Lock Key Speaker Display Keypad Enter Key E Search ...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 67
    Top View and Display 19 20 21 22 19. 20. 21. 22. Antenna Connector Earphone Jack Squelch Control On/Off Volume Control 23 30 .... 29. 30. 27 Channel Display Frequency Display Bank/Activity Indicators Battery Low Indicator Keypad Lockout Indicator Mode Indicators Priority Channel Indicator Bank...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 68
    ... of original purchase is required for warranty service. WARRANTOR: UNIDEN AMERICA CORPORATION ("Uniden") ELEMENTS ... or repaired by someone other than an authorized Uniden service center for a defect or malfunction covered ...Parts and Service Division 4700 Amon Carter Boulevard Fort Worth, TX 76155...
  • Uniden BC235XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 69
    ...4,461,036 4,521,915 4,597,104 4,627,100 4,841,302 4,888,815 4,932,074 4,947,456 5,014,348 5,199,109 5,408,692 5,428,826 5,438,688 5,448,256 5,465,402 5,471,660 5,483,684 5,548,832 5,551,071 and other patents pending. ©1997 Uniden America Corporation. All rights reserved. Printed in the Philippines



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Uniden BC235XLT Manual