• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:
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programing help

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    Programing help with BCD325P2

    I purchased a new scanner, I updated the firmware to 1.07.09. I have tried to program it with Free Scan, CatScan(I think) and manually. The area (Buchanan CO, MO) I live in and trying to program is a Project 25 Phase 1 w/ APCO-25 CIA Exclusive. I have programed two different trunk systems...
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    XTS 5000

    So I have a lot to learn about the 2-way world but I have an XTS 500 and I am needing to have it programed. Looking for someone local that might be able to program this radio. NOT LOOKING FOR SOFTWARE!!!!
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    Basic Freq Programing for CM300?

    Greetings from Texas! I've got a small issue and need some advice. We found 16 brand new Motorola CM300 VHF while doing inventory. They've been given to me to program for around our facility. I've got the programming cable, CPS 5.17, and a trusty ol' Sony VOI laptop with XP - I'm almost...
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    CPS Launch App Error

    Hey team, I have installed the CPS on my system and I am getting this error. It says the system cannot find the file specified. What should I do?
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    Programing issues.

    Hi. I am new to the whole programing world. I bought a Motorola xts3000. I also bought the astro saber & xts 3000 CPS software version R05.03.00. I am using the original motorola programing cables for the xts3000 with a RIB box. I have the serial port plugged into a serial to usb adapter...
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    helpp a xmas present i cant get programmed

    i have a bcd 396xt. i have basic knowledge how they work and after researching for many many hours, i have somehow got a conventional channel entered and work. but that's just 1 channel. when i pull up my city and state Norfolk, va it looks like i should be entered conventional frequencies...
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    Hoping someone can help me

    Ok, so I'm extremely new to this stuff so I'm hoping someone can dumb this down a little for me... I have a Baofeng UV5R and I'm trying to program in my local PD radio frequency using CHIRP. However, my local PD is using: Frequency:155.52750 Type: RM Tone: 260 NAC The part I'm confused on...
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    IC-F9011

    I have an Icom F9011 with programmer and cables. What I hold like some help on how to program the radio for amateur 2m frequencys as well. I have put the freqs into the radio. However when I use it no one can hear me and I. can't hear my self on my other radio nor can this radio hear me from my...
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    harford county programming help

    I have a uniden bcd996t I'm looking to get programmed mainly for harford county police and fire. Some baltimore . Is anyone local willing to clone scanners. I really don't want to send my scanner out to a company to get it programmed. But for 50 bucks I'd be happy to meet up with someone to...
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    trouble lowering tx power on maxtrac

    hi i sold someone 2 Motorola maxtac radios and i believe he is going to use them for a repeater. he needs to lower the tx power and he said he cant get it to go down on one radio its at 50 +/- w he said that the radio is taking frequencys fine when programing. just the power issue. i am not to...
  11. Chevytruckin365

    Help With Uniden BCT15X

    Hello Im Looking for some one familiar with BCT15X Need help programing looking for some one close to me in Kyle.Tx 78640 area volunteer fire man in NEED of Help don't mind paying for help. just let me know wanting to program locals .....
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    In a talk group, where CRKs (multi-key encrytion) is used, how many can I add?

    Thanks for everyone that helped me out with my first thread. THANK YOU :) I'm programing up some handhelds and the customer asked, " How many CKs can each radio manage?" I'm assuming the want to know when multi-key encryption is used, how many can be used in a talk group. Any suggestions...
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    Back in the field after 12 years, same programing issues.

    I’m finally back into the Motorola radios again after being away for 12 years. I loved this when I was a tech back in the day working on the equipment, setting it up and configuring it for our customers. I recently started a position as a field Engineer and am amazed on how far the technology...
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    Update firmware on Pro-106

    Hi, I recently purchased a RadioShack Pro 106. I need to know what process I need to go thru to update the firmware and also program the scanner. Also I don't have the programming manual for the scanner. Please help! Susan
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    Programming San Joaquin County.

    Hey all! I'm trying to program a SJ County system into my scanner for a trip down to Stockton this weekend. I'm having some trouble understanding how to do it, though. I notice that in the database, there are quite a few channels with the mode listed as P25, but also include a frequency. If I'm...
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    CP200 Revisions, Codeplug Programming

    Is the revision number R03.xx up to R06.xx found on a sticker behind the battery like a hardware version and the codeplug number found when preforming a read something like a firmware version? What I would like to know is can the revision R# be brought up to the latest and greatest revision and...
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    how to program motorola sm-50?

    I just came across 2 Motorola sm-50 vhf radios and i was wondering how to set up computer or what i need to program them. this is the first Motorola i have attempted. i am used to kenwood. any info or help would be greatly appreciated thanx.
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    Any members in Tyler, Tx?

    Just wondering if there were any experienced members in the Tyler area that could help me out with getting my Pro-106 programmed. Sure could use the help. All this trunking, scanlist, talkgroup stuff is confusing me.
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    Radioshack Pro-164 Help

    I’m having a problem fine tuning my scanner for my uses. I live in Alameda County, CA. I’ve figured out how to programs the frequencies for the city of Hayward. Since it’s just simple frequencies’ and a CTCSS Tone Code. But for other cities the all share on Alameda County’s' Motorola Type II...
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    NOOB in need of programing help

    I have a BC346XT. I want to scan Mass State Police Troop C only.The frequenceys can be found here: Massachusetts State Police Trunking System, Statewide, Massachusetts - Scanner Frequencies I want to program using the scaner only. (No Computer Software) I have been able to figure out all of my...
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