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
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 2
    ... 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 to ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 3
    ... and Bearcat® are registered trademarks of Uniden America Corporation. Close CallTM is a trademark of Uniden America Corporation. Other trademarks used throughout this manual are the property of their respective holders. Precautions 3
  • 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 ......
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 7
    ...protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This scanner generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if ... may cause undesired operation. Scanning Legally Your scanner covers frequencies used by many different groups, including police and fire departments, ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 8
    ...done to comply with the legal requirement that scanners be manufactured so they are not easy to modify to pick up these transmissions. Do not open your scanner's case to make any ...FCC authorization to operate it. In some areas, mobile use of this scanner is unlawful or requires a permit. Check ...
  • 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
    ... information. Pager Screen - lets you set the scanner so it does not detect pager frequencies during Close Call search. Chain Search - ..., so you can hear more 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
    ... power. Two Power Options - let 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 perform an operation correctly, and an error tone if...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 13
    ... October 25, 2004 3:11 PM To get the most from this manual, review the contents to become familiar with the basic functions ...thing you'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 ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 14
    ...your scanner, but some background knowledge will help you get the most from your BC72XLT....twoway communications do not transmit continuously. Your BC72XLT scans programmed channels until ...scanning cycle resumes until the scanner receives another transmission. What is Searching? The BC72XLT can search...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 15
    ... need to know is the frequencies they operate on. When you are scanning a conventional system, the scanner stops... on each channel to see if there is activity. If there isn't, the scanner quickly... is, then the scanner pauses on the transmission until it is over. Simplex Operation Simplex systems use...
  • 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
    ...US Government * - 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) 554-3988 (Hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 18
    ... October 25, 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 ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 19
    ... 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 ... • • Using Internal Batteries You can power your scanner using two alkaline or rechargeable AA batteries (not supplied). Using Non-Rechargeable ...
  • 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
    ...to power your scanner. Before you use Ni-MH or Ni-Cd batteries, you must charge them. The scanner has a ... 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
    ... charges the batteries. Otherwise, no bAtt appears and the scanner does not charge the batteries. Ni-MH batteries last longer and .... ALK. BATT./NI-MH BATT. set to REG. ALK. BATT., CHArg and appear but the scanner does NOT charge the batteries. Make sure that you use the correct batteries and set REG....
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 23
    ...your 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 ... outer ring clockwise until it locks into place. Setting Up Your Scanner 23
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 24
    ... to connect an outdoor antenna. If the antenna is over 50 feet from the scanner, use RG-8 low-loss dielectric coaxial cable. You can get a BNC adapter at your local electronics store. Connecting an Earphone/Headphone BC72XLT For private listening, you can plug a 1/8-inch (3.5 mm) ...
  • 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
    ...function or 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
    ... during search mode. - appears while rechargeable batteries are charging 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
    ..., marine, 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 and the scanner searches starting ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 35
    ...to select the bank. If you entered a frequency that has already been entered elsewhere, the scanner sounds an error tone and displays the channel... Scan. The scanner scans through all non-locked channels in the activated banks. (See "Locking Out Channels" on Page 48 and "Turning Channel-Storage ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 36
    ... 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, ... on a channel and do not want to miss any details - even though there might be periods ...
  • 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
    ...ALt: Lets 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
    ..., 2004 3:11 PM The scanner sets itself to program mode after you store a frequency. Setting the Search Range...search to search up or down from the currently displayed frequency. 1. If the scanner is scanning or searching, press Hold. 2. Enter the frequency you want to start from by using the number ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 44
    ... 3:11 PM 3. Press Func + or Func + . 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 ... search stops. After the search skip frequency is set, the scanner starts direct search again. ...
  • 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
    ...Func + frequency. L/O appears. to select the 3. Press Func + L/O. L/O disappears. To clear all the skip frequencies at once while searching or search hold, press.... Notes: • If you selected all frequencies to be skipped within the search range, the scanner beeps 3 times and does not search. If you ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 47
    ...turn on or off. Numbers appear at the top of the display, showing the currently selected banks. The scanner scans all the channels within the displayed banks that are not locked out (see "Lock- Special Features 47
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 48
    ... channels that have a continuous transmission, such as a weather channel. To lock out a channel, manually select the channel, then press Func + L/O. L/O appears. Note: You can still manually select locked-out channels. To remove the lockout from a channel, manually ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 49
    ... feature, press Func + Pri. PRI disappears. Using Keylock Use the scanner's keylock to protect it from accidental program changes. When the scanner's keys .... To turn off keylock, press Func + disappears. Note: Using keylock does not prevent the scanner from scanning channels. . Special Features 49
  • 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
    ... 25, 2004 3:11 PM Troubleshooting If your BC72XLT is not Troubleshooting performing properly, try... batteries or make sure the AC adapter is connected to an AC outlet and the scanner. If there is... AC outlet where you connected the AC adapter, make sure it is on. Check the antenna connection or move or...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 52
    ...might need to be adjusted. One or more channels might be locked out. The channel's frequency might not be stored in memory. The channel... antenna connection. Make sure the channels you want to scan are not locked out. Make sure the channel's frequency is stored in the scanner's memory. Wait for ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 53
    ..., you might need to reset the scanner. Caution: This procedure clears all the information you ... if it begins working properly. Reset the scanner only when you are sure it is not working properly. ... Hold, turn on the scanner. It takes about 3 seconds to initialize and CLEAr appears. Troubleshooting 53
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 54
    ... wet, wipe it dry immediately. Use and store the scanner only in normal temperature ... • • • 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 ... get satisfactory results while using your scanner or if you want additional information, please call or write the Uniden Parts and Service Division. The ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 56
    ...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 Meter Amateur Band 30.0-49.995 ...
  • 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
    ... Page 58 Monday, October 25, 2004 3:11 PM IF Frequencies 1st IF (25-174 MHz)...380.6050-380.7000 ... Requirements: 2 AA Alkaline Batteries (3V DC), or 2 AA Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (2.4V DC), or AC Adapter (6 VDC 500mA) Antenna: ...50 ohms (Impedance) External Jacks: ...Antenna Jack BNC Type Ext. ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 59
    ... 2004 3:11 PM Optional Accessories Optional Accessories Contact your local Uniden Dealer or call the Uniden Parts Center at: (800)554-3988, ... these optional accessories. Earphone fi Remote Speaker Betty Bearcat Frequency Directory/ Local Directories Optional Accessories ...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 60
    ... WARRANTY: Uniden warrants, for one year, to the original retail owner, this Uniden Product to be free from defects in materials and craftsmanship ... system not manufactured by Uniden, or (F) installed or programmed by anyone other than as detailed by the Operating Guide for this product. STATEMENT OF...
  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 61
    ... has caused 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,...
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  • Uniden BC72XLT | English Owners Manual - Page 64
    ...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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