Uniden BC72XLT English Owners Manual

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  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 1
    BC72 Paper OM.fm Page 1 Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM BC72XLT OWNER'S MANUAL OWNER'S MANUAL
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    ...provide you with information regarding the laws in your community. Changes or modifications 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 ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 3
    ...the type of earphone that is placed in the ear canal. WARNING! Uniden does not represent this unit to be waterproof. To reduce the risk of...America Corporation. Close CallTM is a trademark of Uniden America Corporation. Other trademarks used throughout this manual are the property of their respective...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 4
    BC72 Paper OM.fm Page 4 Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM BC72XLT Controls and Display BC72XLT Controls and Display Headphone Jack Squelch Volume Display Keypad DC 6V Jack Power BC72XLT Controls and Display 4
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 5
    ... With Your Scanner ...18 Setting Up Your Scanner ...19 Using Internal Batteries ...19 Using AC Power ...23 Connecting the Antenna ...23 ... ...30 Understanding Banks ...32 Operation ...33 Turning On The Scanner and Setting Squelch ...33 Storing Known Frequencies Into Channels ...33 Searching For and ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 6
    BC72 Paper OM.fm Page 6 Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM Locking Out Channels ...Priority ...Using Keylock ...Using the Display Backlight ...Troubleshooting ...Resetting the Scanner ...Care and Maintenance ...General Use ...Location ...Cleaning ...Repairs...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 7
    ... in a residential installation. This scanner generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy ...undesired operation. Scanning Legally Your scanner covers frequencies used by many different groups,... telegraph) service providers. It is legal to listen to almost every transmission your scanner can...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 8
    ... (unless such activity is otherwise illegal). This scanner has been designed to prevent the reception ... to comply with the legal requirement that scanners be manufactured so they are not easy to modify to pick ... it in a way other than as described in this manual could invalidate your warranty and void...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 9
    ... OM.fm Page 9 Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM Introduction Introduction Thank you for purchasing a Uniden BC72XLT Handheld Scanner. The scanner is versatile, compact, and easy to use. In addition to its standard scanning features, your scanner also ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 10
    ... Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM This table lists the frequency ranges, default frequency step, default mode (AM or FM), and type of transmissions you can hear for each range. Frequency Range Step Mode Transmission (MHz) (kHz) 25.0-27.995 28.0-29.695 29.7-49.995 50...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 11
    ...37 for more information. Pager Screen - lets you set the scanner so it does not detect pager frequencies during Close Call search. Chain ... replies that are made on the same channel. Lock-Out Function - lets you set your scanner to skip over specified channels or frequencies when ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 12
    ... you power the scanner using internal batteries or external AC power using the included AC adapter. Key Confirmation Tones - the scanner sounds a tone when you...select, you might notice some differences between what is in this manual and what appears on your scanner. Feature Highlights 12...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 13
    ... 25, 2004 3:11 PM To get the most from this manual, review the contents to become familiar with the basic ...€™ll need to do is install batteries in the scanner. Then you need to connect the included antenna to the scanner. See “Using Internal Batteries” on Page 19 and “Connecting the Antenna”...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 14
    ... ends, the scanning cycle resumes until the scanner receives another transmission. What is Searching? The BC72XLT can search for active frequencies. This is ...you think the frequency is interesting, you can program it into one of the banks. If not, you can continue to search...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 15
    ... system, all you need to know is the frequencies they operate on. When you are scanning a conventional system, the scanner stops very briefly on each channel to see if there is activity. If there isn't, the scanner quickly moves to the next channel. If there is, then the scanner pauses...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 16
    ...itself, this manual really only provides part of what you need to know to have fun scanning - how to program and use the scanner. The included conventional frequency guide will give you a good head start on the other part of what you need to know...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 17
    ... This web site is not affiliated with Uniden Corporation. To purchase another copy of the conventional frequency guide, contact your local dealer or: Uniden Parts Department (800...Central Time Monday through Friday.) For more information about Uniden and our other products, visit http...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 18
    ...2004 3:11 PM Included With Your Scanner Included With Your Scanner Antenna AC Adapter Belt Clip Scanner BC72 OWNER'S MANUAL OWNER'S MANUAL Frequency Guide Owners Manual If any of these items are missing or damaged, ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 19
    ... optional mono earphone or mono headset with proper impedance for private listening. Read the precautions on the inside front cover of this Owners Manual. Do not use the scanner in high-moisture environments such as the kitchen or bathroom. ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 20
    ...ALK. BATT./NI-MH BATT. to NI-MH BATT. only if you are using rechargeable batteries. Never attempt to recharge non-rechargeable batteries. Non-rechargeable batteries .... 4. Install two batteries in the compartment as indicated by the polarity symbols (+ and -) marked inside. Setting Up Your Scanner 20
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 21
    ...set REG. ALK. BATT./NI-MH BATT. inside the battery compartment to NI-MH BATT., install the batteries in the scanner, and connect an external AC adapter to the scanner's DC 6V jack (see "Using AC Power" on Page 23). 21 Setting Up Your Scanner
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 22
    ... Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM WARNING! Do not connect either adapter to the scanner if nonrechargeable batteries (... Otherwise, no bAtt appears and the scanner does not charge the batteries. Ni-MH batteries... CHArg and appear but the scanner does NOT charge the batteries. Make sure that you use...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 23
    ... local electronics store. Using AC Power You can power the scanner using the supplied 6V, 500 mA AC adapter. To use the scanner on AC power, plug the AC adapter into DC 6V on the side of the scanner then plug the other end ... ring clockwise until it locks into place. Setting Up Your Scanner 23
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 24
    ...2004 3:11 PM Connecting an Optional Antenna The scanner's BNC connector makes it easy to connect ... electronics store. Connecting an Earphone/Headphone BC72XLT For private listening, you can plug ... or mono headphones (not supplied) into the headphone jack on top of your scanner. This automatically ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 25
    BC72 Paper OM.fm Page 25 Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM Attaching the Belt Clip To make your scanner easier to carry when you are on the go, use the supplied belt clip. Use a Phillips screwdriver and the supplied screws to attach the clip to the scanner. Setting Up Your Scanner 25
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 26
    ... refer to a frequency reference. Besides searching within a selected frequency range, you can also search your scanner's service banks. Service banks are preset groups of frequencies categorized by the type of services that use those...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 27
    ..., 2004 3:11 PM A Look At The Keypad Your scanner's keys have various functions labeled on ... or disappears as you press Func. If your scanner's keys seem confusing at first, the following ... increment channels continuously. Func + - Switches between the three Close Call modes. About Your Scanner 27
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 28
    ... backlight on or off. Func + - Locks and unlocks the keypad. Func Lets you use various ... and hold for more than 2 seconds to turn the scanner on or off. 1/Pri 1 - Enters a 1. Func + Pri - ... Func + Svc - Sets and turns the service search function on. 4 4 - Enters a 4. About Your Scanner 28
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 29
    ... 9 /Clr 0/L/O Enters a 9. Enters a decimal point. 0 - Enters a 0. Func + L/O - Lets you lock out a selected channel or skip a specified frequency. E/Pgm E - Enters frequencies into channels. Func + Pgm - lets you program the frequency. About Your Scanner 29
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 30
    ... helps you understand how your scanner operates. BANK - appears with numbers (1-10). - appears when you lock the keypad. F - ... and alerts you when the battery power gets low. - appears when the scanner is set to a Close Call mode. P - appears when you select a priority channel. About Your Scanner 30
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 31
    ... scan channels. HOLD - appears during scan hold mode and search hold mode. L/O - appears when you manually select a channel you locked out or a skip frequency. DLY - appears when you select a delay. PRI - appears when the priority feature is ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 32
    ..., 2004 3:11 PM Understanding Banks Service Banks The scanner is preprogrammed with all the frequencies allocated to the weather, ham, marine, aircraft, police, and fire...channel-storage banks. Each bank has 10 channels. Use each channel-storage bank to group frequencies, ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 33
    ... and the scanner beeps three times. Enter a valid frequency. The scanner automatically rounds the entered number to the nearest ... your scanner accepts it as 151.475. When you enter a frequency into a channel, the scanner automatically turns on the delay function and DLY appears. When delay is turned ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 34
    ..., aircraft, police, or fire transmissions without knowing the specific frequencies used in your area. The scanner is preprogrammed with all the frequencies allocated to these services. To use this feature, press Func and Svc. SRCH appears ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 35
    ... the bank. If you entered a frequency that has already been entered elsewhere, the scanner sounds an error tone and displays the...E to accept. Scanning the Stored Channels To begin scanning channels, press Scan. The scanner scans through all non-locked channels in the activated banks. (See "Locking...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 36
    ..., it stops on it. When the transmission ends, the scanner resumes scanning. Notes: • • If you have not stored frequencies into any channels, the scanner does not scan. If the scanner picks up unwanted partial, or very weak transmissions, ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 37
    ... feature lets you set the scanner so it detects then displays the frequency of a nearby strong radio ... You can also set the frequency band where you want the scanner to look for transmissions. Unlike searching, which requires the scanner to tune to a frequency to check for a transmission, Close Call ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 38
    ... you select the Close Call alert settings. C-C.PS: Lets you turn Pager Screen on or off. Pager Screen lets you set the scanner so it does not detect pager frequencies. 2. Repeatedly press or you want, then press E. to select the option ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 39
    .... Otherwise, press if you do not want to select it. The scanner displays the following options. Lo...the following alert options appears. ALt bEEP: The scanner beeps when a Close Call signal is detected. ALt...Close Call signal is detected. ALt OFF: The scanner does not provide any alert when a Close Call...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 40
    ... on the Close Call feature, press Func + once except in WX search, band select, or program mode. appears. Every 2 seconds, the scanner checks for frequencies in the range you specified in "Setting the Close Call Options" on Page 38. Notes: •...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 41
    ... disappears. Chain Search This feature lets you search through preset frequency ranges. You can also change each range to a range ...search mode, chain search hold mode, and program band select mode. The preset frequency ranges are: Bank No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Frequency (MHz) 25.0000-27.9950 28.0000...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 42
    ... all the search banks). The search bank and the frequency where chain search starts depends on how the scanner was set before you selected chain ... to select the bank. If you try to save a frequency that is already stored, the scanner sounds an error tone and displays the channel that was duplicated. ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 43
    ... Page 43 Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM The scanner sets itself to program mode after you store a frequency. Setting the Search Range You ... entry search to search up or down from the currently displayed frequency. 1. If the scanner is scanning or searching, press Hold. 2. Enter the ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 44
    ... . The scanner searches, starting from the frequency you entered in Step 2. If you enter a frequency that is out of range, the scanner sounds an error tone and Error appears. Press Func + to change the search direction downward or Func + to change the ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 45
    ... select the bank. If you enter a frequency that has already been entered elsewhere, the scanner sounds an error tone and displays the... duplicated. If you entered the frequency by mistake, press . To enter the frequency anyway, press E to accept. The scanner moves to program mode after you stored the ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 46
    ... beeps. Notes: • If you selected all frequencies to be skipped within the search range, the scanner beeps 3 times and does not search. If you ... on a specific channel, you can program a 2-second delay into any channel or frequency. The scanner continues to monitor the channel ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 47
    ... scanning or searching. The scanner automatically sets a delay when you store frequencies into channels or when you ...selected, manually select the channel, then press Func + Dly. DLY appears. If the scanner ... banks. The scanner scans all the channels within the displayed banks that are not locked out ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 48
    ... number flashes when the scanner scans a channel that belongs to the bank. Notes: • • You can manually select ... transmission, such as a weather channel. To lock out a channel, manually select the channel, then press .... Note: You can still manually select locked-out channels. To remove the lockout ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 49
    ... scanner scans the bank, it checks that bank's priority channel for activity every 2 seconds. The scanner automatically designates each bank's first ... Use the scanner's keylock to protect it from accidental program changes. When the scanner's keys are locked, the only controls that operate are Scan, ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 50
    BC72 Paper OM.fm Page 50 Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM Using the Display Backlight To turn on the display light for easy viewing at night, press . The display lights for 15 seconds. To turn off the light sooner, press again. Special Features 50
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 51
    ...Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM Troubleshooting If your BC72XLT is not Troubleshooting performing properly, try the following steps. Problem Possible Cause Suggestion ...Check the batteries or make sure the AC adapter is connected to an AC outlet and the scanner. If there is a ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 52
    ... channels you want to scan are not locked out. Make sure the channel's frequency is stored in the scanner's memory...be locked out. The antenna might need to be adjusted. Adjust the squelch threshold. See "Turning On The Scanner and Setting Squelch" on Page 33. Make sure the channels you want ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 53
    ..., you might need to reset the scanner. Caution: This procedure clears all the information you have ... working properly. Reset the scanner only when you are sure it is not working properly. 1. Turn ... Hold, turn on the scanner. It takes about 3 seconds to initialize and CLEAr appears. Troubleshooting 53
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 54
    ... and Maintenance Keep and Maintenance Carethe scanner dry. If it gets wet, wipe ...Use • • • Turn the scanner off before disconnecting the power. Always write down the programmed frequencies ... for that key entry. • Location • • • Do not use the scanner in high-moisture environments such ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | 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 ... satisfactory results while using your scanner or if you want additional information, please call or write the Uniden Parts and Service ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 56
    ... Certified in accordance with FCC Rules and Regulations Part 15, Subpart C, as of date of manufacture. Channels: ...100 Banks: ...10 (10 channels each) Frequency Range (in MHz): 25.0-27.995 ...Citizens Band/Business Band 28.0-29.995 ...10 ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 57
    ... (FM) ...0.4 µV 511.9125 MHz (FM) ...0.4 µV Operating Temperature: Normal ...-20°C to +60°C Close Call ...-10°C to +50°C Scan Rate: ...50 channels per second (max) Search Rate Normal ...60 steps per second (max) Hyper ...180 steps per second (max) Priority Sampling ...2 seconds Scan Delay:...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 58
    ... October 25, 2004 3:11 PM IF Frequencies 1st IF (25-174 MHz)......Alkaline Batteries (3V DC), or 2 AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (2.4V DC), or AC Adapter (6 VDC 500mA) Antenna: ...50 ...specifications, and availability of optional accessories are all subject to change without notice. Specifications 58
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 59
    ... 3:11 PM Optional Accessories Optional Accessories Contact your local Uniden Dealer or call the Uniden Parts Center at: (800)554-3988, 8:00AM to ... about ordering these optional accessories. Earphone fi Remote Speaker Betty Bearcat Frequency Directory/ Local Directories Optional Accessories 59
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 60
    ..., (D) serviced or repaired by someone other than an authorized Uniden service center for a defect or malfunction covered by this warranty, (E) used in any conjunction with ...repair the defect and return it to you without charge for parts, service, or any other cost (except shipping and...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 61
    ... you to return it. The Product should be shipped freight prepaid, by traceable means, or delivered, to warrantor at: Uniden America Corporation Parts and Service Division 4700 Amon Carter Boulevard Fort Worth, TX 76155 (800) 297-1023, 7:00...
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    ...SO NE .C S LI N E E C ON ID C A O .UN G W W W THANK YOU FOR BUYING A UNIDEN PRODUCT. THANK YOU FOR BUYING A UNIDEN PRODUCT. REGISTER ONLINE TODAY! May be covered under one or more of the following U.S. ...,995 5,859,875 6,034,573 ©2004. Uniden America Corporation, Fort Worth, Texas Contains...



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