BCD325P2: 1240-1300 MHz?

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paulmohr

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So the specs for this scanner say it goes to 1300 MHz, specifically it show a range from 1240-1300. Why can't I get it to search for frequencies above 960 MHz? I haven't found a mode yet that will scan or search above 960, and if I manually enter a frequency above 960 I get a message that says "out of band, press any key".

Is there something special you have to do to get it above 960 MHz or is my scanner defective?
 

kma371

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Your scanner doesn't cover that range. It will only do 1240-1300 like it says.

There isn't much there so you aren't really missing anything.
 

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Your scanner doesn't cover that range. It will only do 1240-1300 like it says.

There isn't much there so you aren't really missing anything.
Ya, that is the range I can't get it to do anything on. It simply won't go above 960MHz period.

There really isn't anything I want to listen to in the range, I just noticed while trying to search for frequencies that might be causing interference or over powering my scanner.

I am not concerned with if I am missing anything by not hearing those ranges. What I am concerned with is it is listed as a feature and the specs say it can monitor 1240-1300 MHz but I can't get to actually do it. Either I am doing something wrong, or the scanner doesn't work as advertised. And if that doesn't work right, what else might not be working right?
 

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Ha Ha, Kevin is right. I looked at the box and the info that came with it and it all says coverage ends at 960MHz. I got the 1240-1300 from the RR website on the 325p2 lol.

BCD325P2 - The RadioReference Wiki

I have seen that spec listed in other places too, but you are right Kevin, nothing officially from Uniden. Thanks for smacking with a stupid stick lol.

So in the end, yes it was something I was doing wrong, big shock there. I was using faulty information and trying to get the device to do something it can't.

Someone can delete this entire thread if they want since it was just operator error.
 

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no, it is not an operator error.

it is an operator question.
from scanner master
25.0000 - 512.0000 MHz
758.0000 - 823.9875 MHz
849.0125 - 868.9875 MHz
894.0125 - 960.0000 MHz
i guess someone was thinking of the other handhelds and just put it in there. opps, makes it a mistake.
 

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1240 -1300 MHz is the 23 cm amateur radio band. Not sure if there's any activity, never listened up there but will check it out.
 

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Here is a detailed list courtesy of Universal Radio Inc.

BCD325P2 Coverage

This chart shows Lower Edge and Upper Edge in MHz
followed by mode and Step in kHz.

25.0000 27.9950 AM 5.0
28.0000 29.6800 NFM 20.0
29.7000 49.9900 NFM 10.0
50.0000 53.9800 NFM 20.0
54.0000 71.9500 WFM 50.0
72.0000 75.9950 FM 5.0
76.0000 87.9500 WFM 50.0
88.0000 107.9000 FMB 100.0
108.0000 136.9750 AM 25.0
137.0000 143.9875 NFM 12.5
144.0000 147.9950 NFM 5.0
148.0000 150.7875 NFM 12.5
150.8000 161.9950 NFM 5.0
162.0000 173.9875 NFM 12.5
174.0000 215.9500 WFM 50.0
216.0000 224.9800 NFM 20.0
225.0000 379.9750 AM 25.0
380.0000 512.0000 NFM 12.5
758.0000 775.9875 NFM 12.5
794.0000 805.9875 NFM 12.5
806.0000 823.9875 NFM 12.5
849.0125 868.9875 NFM 12.5
894.0125 960.0000 NFM 12.5
 
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