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    Bearcat 220 Scanner Help

    I have just obtained a really old scanner. It is the Bearcat 220. I bought this scanner from a thrift shop thinking that it wouldn't work, but would be a really cool collectable. I plugged it in and to my surprise it made static noise. I have been reading, but cannot find enough information. I...
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    what's left in St. Louis conventional frequencies?

    i've been waging the reception war with SLATER here in Kirkwood, and in that the best solution i've found to my reception issues is to turn my squelch ALL the way down. now i'm only listening to trunked on my two main boxes... and i started to wonder, what's left in the conventional...
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    BEARCAT 100 Model (circa 1985) Help

    I've searched for info on my Bearcat 100 model, 16 channel programmable, portable scanner and can't find much. I need to know what AC adapter it came with. Currently it's operating on 6 AA NiMH installed in two tubes placed inside the metal case. The 25-year-old model has a "Caution" beside the...
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