- May 25, 2006
I have a BC-170 and recently pulled dusted it off and started using it again. I will admit, I'm a scanner rookie, so these questions might sound stupid. I came to this site and discovered the wealth of scanner frequencies. I entered them into to my scanner which leads me to my first question. I have EMS/Fire/Police frequencies from Ottawa and Kent Counties in Michigan. I am currently in medic school and enjoy listening to the ems frequencies, so I have Life, AMR, Aeromed and all the MEDCOM channels. But I also like listening to fire/police. But I can never hear the fire/police frequencies without having to adjust the squelch, but when I adjust the Squelch than can no longer hear AMR, MEDCOM, etc. Is there any way I can set the squelch to certain channels? Now for my second question, I cannot seem to figure out what the three littler opperations buttons do - Limit, Srch (I'm assuming that is search), and Hold. Would those be able to help me at all with my first question?