2051 display

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stevolene

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can anyone tell me if theres a way to eliminate the state abbreviation while scanning conventional frequencies? I only have 2 bands used on this old scanner, with one bank being dedicated to chattanooga trunked system, it will scan that bank showing each talk group, then go to next bank where I have all my other frequencies loaded, however, it says GA, cant get rid of it, can only replace it with another state abbreviation, I know this doesnt effect what I have programmed on the bank......but........Im sick of seeing this!!
can anyone help with this?
 

KC2GVX

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You have to turn off that service search for the pre-programmed state search. It is tricky, I am thinking function + state or something like that. I just sold my 2051, so I can't play with it. I couldn't get the POL bank to come off either until I played around.
 

stevolene

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I actually programmed it from the computer, you would have thought that in itself would have cancelled that service, its no wonder that RS discontinued this scanner
 

Bucko

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Repeat pushing the func then the pvt buttons till you only have pvt showing on the display ONLY, this should get you to your banks you programed.
 
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