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Old 06-11-2018, 5:22 PM
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Default Can I program my BCD996P2

I have tried, but have not had any luck. I can program my BCD536HP fine, and can control the 996P2, but have not had any luck programming the scanner.

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Default Can I program my BCD996P2?

I have no problem prgramming the BCD536, but can I program the BCD996P2?

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Old 06-11-2018, 6:14 PM
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From ProScan's webpage....
ProScan supports the BCT15, BCT15X, BC250D, BC296D, BR330T, BC346XT, BC346XTC, BCD325P2, BCD396T, BCD396XT, BCD436HP, BCD536HP, BC780XLT, BC785D, BC796D, BCD996T, BCD996XT, & BCD996P2 scanners.

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You didn't notice that the 996 is listed in ProScan's Scanner Type list?
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how are you trying to program it and with what system etc?????
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Actually I am trying to read the scanner. It was already programmed with Freescan. I do see it listed on the list of scanners covered by the software, I just can't get it to read the scanner.
Am I doing something wrong? I am using the USB port connected to the scanner.
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You didn't notice that the 996 is listed in ProScan's Scanner Type list?
Yes, of course. I thought maybe that just meant you can use Proscan to control the scanner from the computer which it does. I just cannot get it to read the systems and frequencies already in the radio. Perhaps I should have explained it more clearly. I connect the USB and all I get is the computer control screen, not the programming window.
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I am getting "Unable to open Comm Port. Check if other software is using port 3. There is no other software running on the computer =. I restarted it just to be sure.
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did you download and install the special driver software that is required for the 996p2.
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Did you set the baud speed in the GPS port to match the usb port comport speed?
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Ishmole,

Are you using the front port?
Did you install the serial driver? Instructions here -> BCD996P2 < UnidenMan4 < TWiki

After that, use the ProScan Comm. Port Auto Detect. Advise if it works or not
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did you download and install the special driver software that is required for the 996p2.

No. Maybe that is the problem. Where can I download it?
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Disregard! I just saw PROSCANS post.
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Ishmole,

Are you using the front port?
Did you install the serial driver? Instructions here -> BCD996P2 < UnidenMan4 < TWiki

After that, use the ProScan Comm. Port Auto Detect. Advise if it works or not
Thank You! I have got it up and running and able to program! I was looking for a separate programming window to open up like it does with the 536.

Very nice. The more I use it, the more I like it. I am glad I bought it.

Thank you for your support! Great program!
Mike

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