Originally Posted by outerpip
After quite a bit of reading a searching, I'm stumped. I have a bcd396xt scanner, and I am attempting to program KCPD into it. The problem that I'm running into is that all of the talkgroups are 5 digit numbers, such as 33050 for the city-wide group. The radio will not accept these figures as a group number. I have Independence PD programmed in and working well, and would hope looking into this program's settings would help, but Independence has 2 digit groups IDs. If anyone can direct some insight towards me, I'd greatly appreciate it.
Make sure the system is programmed as a "MOT TYPE II/P25" system. That might be why it's not letting you put in the 5 digit talkgroups. If you're using software, such as FreeScan, I have compiled a file for you I believe may be of interest to you. It contains all the KCPD talkgroups, KC Fire, Hospitals, etc. Otherwise, I can try to talk you through getting it programmed if needed. I do not own a digital scanner, but a BCT15X so I might be able to help you get it squared away. PM me if interested in the file, and I can email it to you. Also indicate what software you use, if applicable, and I will try and compose a file geared for the software you have.