This damn 996. I am yet to understand how to load systems on it. the problem is everybody tells me to get the info from the net or radio reference but I live in Cape Town South Africa. There is no info. I have the system I know what I want to do it's just I don't know how to do it on this scanner. I suppose I need somebody to spoon feed me with the first setup process and I am sure I will understand it fully then. Firstly, I don't know what a control channel sound like? I think somebody told me it sound like a motor boat. Well if I use my conventional scanner I find four of this frequencies within the band I am scanning which is 417,6400/417,6900/419,2600/419,7100 and I am scanning between 417Mhz and 420Mhz which I know the cops use this band (if i may call it a band hopefully someone will understand what I am trying to say). I also know that they are using a trunked system (Motorola Type 2). I've tried various ways of progamming this scanner and eventually got some sort of feed back on the display saying SID 7011h-001z and below this it said ID and a number. I made a not of as many different numbers (eg. 752,3728,5040,5104,3728, 4208,etc). This is as far as I can get. I am still unable to track the cops. I really don't know what I am doing. CAN SOMEBODY PLEEEEEEEAAAAASSSSSSE HELP MEEEEE!!!!! I am going insane not knowing how to do this. I can usually figure things out but this............ I've read countless manuals online and I've been through the manual that comes with the radio. I am begging somebody to please help me. THANX in advance.