Uniden BCT7 English Owners Manual

Uniden BCT7 Manual

Uniden BCT7 manual table of contents:

  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 1
    ... ...13 Scanning Fire, News, Weather and Private Frequency Banks ...14 Scan... Searching ...Data Skip ...Programming ...Programming Frequencies ...Clearing a User-Programmed Frequency ...Memory... ...Trunking ...Scanner Care & Maintenance Tips ...Troubleshooting...Optional Accessories and Replacement Parts...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 2
    ... System & Scanning Radio! State-of-the-art engineering and advanced electronics provide you with a preprogrammed ...€™t have to program any frequencies. Just set the BCT7 for your state, and the scanner will do the rest. Please read this Operating Guide thoroughly before attempting to operate the unit....
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 3
    ...to enter specific frequencies which have not been factory pre-programmed, the BCT7 provides this capability. For publications which list frequencies around the United States, call the enclosed Mr. Scanner 800 number. The Bearcat Radio Club and other similar hobby clubs have publications,...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 4
    ...State Departments of Transportation (DOT) -Fire and Emergency Medical Services -News Media -Weather... - Scan these frequency ranges with your BCT7. (Note: the frequency coverage is not totally... transmissions. Memory Backup - In case of a power failure, user-programmed frequencies are retained in memory...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 5
    ... Monitor communications such as: Highway Patrol, police and fire department (including paramedics) Aircraft NOAA ... broadcasts Business/industrial radio Motion picture and press relay Utility Land transportation ... UHF Standard Band UHF "T" Band Public Service Band except Cellular Band Citizens Band...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 6
    ... come to the men to all 6 Included With Your Scanner Hard Wire Cord (PS001) Other Printed Material .../RESUME STATE FIRE/NEWS HIGHWA Y MUTE BearTracker 800 LOCKOUT WX/PVT POL/DOT... SQ VOL Complete and immediately mail the Registration Form in this Operating Guide. Read this Operating Guide...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 7
    ...and LCD display while reading this guide. Power ON 1. Turn the volume knob clockwise. The scanner performs a self-test: the Warning Light flashes and the Alert Tone beeps ... 2.The currently selected state (e.g., TX for Texas) appears and scanning starts. VOL PUSH ALERT Turn STATE ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 8
    ...scanning. If needed, press < or > until you do not hear a signal. until hiss Á Turn lowers theheard. gate," This "squelch allowing all signals and noise to get through. Turn SQ SQ just until Á Turn raises thehiss stops.gate," This "squelch allowing only strong signals to get through. Turn...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 9
    ...Alert Monitor works with the Highway Patrol, Police, and Department of Transportation (DOT) frequency banks.... S to select the state you are operating in. Press and hold S to scroll rapidly. Á Á To step forward ... DOT frequencies. HIGHWAY appears in the display and scanning begins two seconds later...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 10
    When the BCT7 receives communications, scanning stops, the active bank type replaces the state code, and the frequency displays. Active Bank indicators: HP - ..., a built-in two second delay feature holds the scanner on that frequency for a response. If there is no response, scanning ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 11
    Warning Alert The BCT7 alerts you when Highway Patrol/State Police units using mobile ... The active bank indicator replaces the state name, and the frequency displays until the transmission ends. Warning...three minutes have passed, the Warning Light flashes and the Alert Tone sounds twice. Alert Tone ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 12
    .../RESUME FIRE/NEWS MUTE Á Continuous Mute Press and hold M for two seconds to turn Continuous Mute ... will sound. Á Canceling Mute To cancel Mute, 1. Press and hold M for two seconds. You hear two ...after scanning starts. STATE HIGHWA Y 3. Turn the scanner off and on. Note: Mute only works in ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 13
    Power On Settings When you turn the BCT7 off and then on again, the BCT7 will return to .... You can cancel the priority check and the interruptions in the conversations by pressing the H key to hold .... Note: The Warning Alert is inoperative while the scanner is on Hold. Remember to press the key again ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 14
    ...frequencies you have programmed, press W again. NEWS appears in the display and scanning begins two seconds later. When the BCT7 receives Fire, News, Weather, or Private ... two seconds later. When a transmission is received, the scanner stops on that frequency. When the transmission ends, a built-...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 15
    ... frequency, press H to hold on that frequency as long as you like. Á Á If the BCT7 stops on an undesired frequency, press H twice to force the unit to...: You can lock out up to 50 preprogrammed frequencies and 100 user-programmed frequencies. In Scan Mode When the scanner stops on a frequency you ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 16
    ... locked out the 50th preprogrammed frequency (or 100th user programmed frequency), you may lock out ... pressing that bank key will emit an error tone and the scanner will not scan. If you lock out a preprogrammed frequency in one bank, and that frequency is programmed into another bank, the frequency ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 17
    ...a Locked Out Frequency 1. Select the frequency bank. Á 2. Press H to enter Manual Mode. Á 3. Press > or < to find the desired frequency. Press and hold > or < ... resume scanning. Restore All Locked-Out Frequencies Press and hold L for two seconds. Á You'll hear two beeps ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 18
    ... have already have been pre-programmed into one of the SCAN MODES (Highway, ... as they are within the 12 Bands covered by the BCT7. See the table on page 5, or the Specifications at the back ... Search, press L to lockout undesired frequencies that the scanner stops on. Note: AIR appears when searching ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 19
    ...) channels comprise one of the 12 search bands available in the BCT7. 1. Press B repeatedly until the CB band is active ... 40 CB channels. Press < or > to change the channel search direction. Á 3. When the BCT7 finds CB communications, the CB channel and frequency displays. CB SRCH Notes: In the...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 20
    Data Skip Your BCT7 automatically skips certain data channels which broadcast non-voice communications (primarily pagers). An icon in the ... shows when Data Skip is on. This feature works in all modes except CB, AIR and Weather. To turn Data Skip OFF or ON: 1. Press Bkey repeatedly until SKIP appears....
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 21
    Programming Your BCT7 contains 100 programmable memory channels available in the following frequency banks... Fire Private 25 programmable channels (+ pre-programmed channels) 25 programmable channels (+ pre-... channels) 10 programmable channels (+ pre-programmed channels) 25 programmable channels ONLY ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 22
    Programming Frequencies 1. Press B to find a frequency band you wish to search. Á 2. When the BCT7 begins searching, press H. Á 3. Press < or > to find the desired frequency. 4. Press Q . Á 5. Select the bank where you want to program the frequency...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 23
    ...a User-Programmed Frequency To erase a user-programmed frequency: 1. Press B. Á 2. Press H twice to start search and hold on any frequency. Á 3. Press Q . HOLD 4. Press and... select the Channel you want to clear. HOLD 7. Press Q to program 000.0000 into memory. 23
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 24
    Memory Lock To avoid accidental programming of your BCT7 after you have programmed all the frequencies to your ... memory back-up system that remembers your frequency selections and deletions when you turn off the unit. This memory lasts approximately 30 days without any external power to the unit. 24
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 25
    ... starting installation, select a location for the radio bracket that is convenient for operation and does not interfere with the driver or passenger in the ... a solid surface using the self tapping screws provided. 2. Mount the scanner to the bracket with the thumb screws. 3. Adjust the angle of the ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 26
    ...your vehicle dealer for information. 1. Connect the BCT7 power cord directly to the fuse block or battery .... - OR Plug one end of the cigarette lighter power cord into your vehicle's cigarette... with the same type of fuse. Uniden recommends using an external antenna designed specifically for scanning...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 27
    ... addition to mobile installation, you can operate the BCT7 as a base unit with the included AC Adapter ... supplied with this unit. 1. Plug the telescoping antenna into the antenna jack on the rear of the unit. 2. Plug ... AC 60 Hz wall outlet. Operation of the scanner is the same as for mobile use. 27
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 28
    ...in your vehicle, do not program a CB channel into the BCT7 unless you’re sure ...€™ll receive loud feedback through the BCT7‘s speaker. The Band Search feature also breaks down ... these frequencies. For indoor use, extend the telescoping antenna to its full height. For UHF frequencies, shortening the...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 29
    ... receives strong interference or electrical noise, move the scanner or its antenna away from the source. If you are ... jack, you may need to purchase an adapter. Trunking A few state Highway Patrol agencies, and many local and county public safety services, utilize a new type of transmission scheme ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 30
    ... radios are computer controlled. To effect the computer operation, data bursts and tones are broadcast over ... of trunking system, a data frequency is selected for a 12 or 24 hour period. Scanner users ... by the channel). The next time you turn the scanner on, another frequency, in the same system, may ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 31
    Troubleshooting If your BCT7 is not performing properly, try the steps listed below. PROBLEM SUGGESTION Scanner is not giving Warning Alerts. ... is an Alert Frequency Bank (Highway, Police, DOT). Check power cord and in-line fuse. Check the Volume and Squelch settings. Check ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 32
    ...Police, or DOT. Check antenna connections. Conditions to activate the alarm are variable and depend upon ...patrol car to your vehicle. Also, terrain and other factors may be involved. Officer ...get satisfactory results, call the Uniden Customer Service Center at 1-800-297-1023, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central,...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 33
    Optional Accessories and Replacement Parts Operating Guide (OMBCT7) Betty Bearcat Starter Frequency Guide Hard Wire Cord (PS001) Flexible Mobile Antenna (ANT002) SQ WARNING MUTE LOCKOUT BCT 7 Highway Communications System & Preprogrammed Warning Scanner HOLD/RESUME FIRE/NEWS WX/PVT ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 34
    ...Total 7 banks: 6 Service banks and 1 programmable bank HIGHWAY PATROL 1,142 programmed plus ...Scan Rate: Scan Delay: Audio Output: Antenna: Operating Temperature: Size: Weight: Up ... C as of date of manufacture. Features, specifications, and availability of optional accessories are all subject to change...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 35
    BCT 7 SQ BCT 7 Highway Communications System & Preprogrammed Warning Scanner UBUD01250ZZ WARNING MUTE LOCKOUT HIGHWAY HOLD/RESUME FIRE/NEWS WX/PVT PUSH FLASH VOL STATE HIGHWA Y POL/DOT SEARCH BAND PROG PUSH ALERT OPERATING GUIDE
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 36
    Precautions Before you use this scanner, please observe the following: WARNING! Uniden America Corporation ..., or require a permit in certain states, cities, and/or local jurisdiction. Your local law ...348 5,199,109 Uniden® and Bearcat® are registered trademarks of Uniden America Corporation. ©1994...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 37
    BCT7 Controls 1. Alert Light 2. Mute LED 3. Mute Key 4. Fire/News Frequency Key 1 2 3 4 5 6 BCT 7 SQ 7 5. Lockout Key 6. ... Y POL/DOT SEARCH BAND PROG PUSH ALERT 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 13. Search Band Selector Key 14. Program Frequency Key 15. ON-OFF-Volume Control/Alert Tone Selector
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 38
    BCT7 Liquid Crystal Display 1. Highway Patrol Frequencies 2. Police Frequencies 3. Department of Transportation Frequencies 1 2 HIGHWAY POLICE 3 4 DOT WX 5 6 PRIVATE FIRE 7 8 NEWS AIR 4. NOAA Weather Frequencies 5. Private Frequencies 6. Fire Frequencies 7. News Frequencies 8. Aircraft ...
  • Uniden BCT7 | English Owners Manual - Page 39
    ..., to the original retail owner, this Uniden Product to be free from defects in materials and craftsmanship with only ... by someone other than an authorized Uniden service center for a defect or malfunction covered by this warranty,... America Corporation Parts and Service 4700 Amon Carter Blvd. Ft. Worth...



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Uniden BCT7 Manual