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I have a BC796D (with digital card) and I haven't been able to figure out how to input a P25 conventional frequency with a NAC. Is that even possible? If so, how do I do that?

In my opinion, when Uniden made this scanner, little did I realize how far ahead they were to have created a TrunkTracker IV even though it's not as advanced, IMO, as the 396XT/996XT.

Thanks, in advance, for the assistance.

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I have a BC796D (with digital card) and I haven't been able to figure out how to input a P25 conventional frequency with a NAC. Is that even possible? If so, how do I do that?
The 796 was developed before they thought of doing the NACs. The x96XT models were the first to handle NAC's among the UNiden scanners, so it's a relatively new option.

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I have a BC796D (with digital card) and I haven't been able to figure out how to input a P25 conventional frequency with a NAC. Is that even possible? If so, how do I do that?
This might be something you already know, but just in case. . .

A digital frequency can be programmed into a 796D without a NAC.

For the most part, NACs are to digital channels, what CTCSS is to conventional channels.
 

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Thanks for both replies. That certainly makes sense as I went thru the entire menu tree and nowhere could I find a P25 code option. Just one F/U question:

If I simply enter a frequency I know to be P25, I'm guessing I just leave the code option as "NONE". Will it show the frequency to be P25 in any way or do you just have to tell by the way it sounds?

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You do leave the code option as none. You can tell by the sound but also ''P25'' will flash on the screen where the mode [ am,fm ] is. If it is encrypted ''ENC'' will flash with it.
 
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