BCT-8 issues.

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W5KVV

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I'm having a bit of trouble with my BCT-8. I don't know if someone got in my truck & started pushing buttons or what.

General info:
Everything is VHF.
In "PVT" mode. I have two banks active, both with 50 freq.'s each.
No "State" mode. Straight private mode. No trunking or 800 meg.
Priority "PRI" is OFF.

Problem is, I can hear my local PD on all 100 channels. The channel indicator & the freq. counter read....lets say the next town over's PD, but its my local PD coming thru loud & clear. Now lets say next town over PD & my local PD are talking at the same time, they walk on each other. Is this a priority issue? I was thinking it might be something with the priority scan, but im pretty sure I have all the priority stuff turned off.

Let me know what you guys think or what I should check. I ordered this scanner in late 03' for right around $400 bucks. It's worked flawless until now.

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It does not change channels. You can hear both at once if hey're both on the air at the same time. Lets say I have it on HOLD on 161.220. If the local PD keys up, mobile or base, I can hear them (155.715) on 161.220..

Im wondering if it could be an issue with my PD's repeater bleeding all over the place...?
 

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The worst scanner I have ever bought, did the frirmware update and the uhf band is offset .125 mhz, sounds like getting bleed over.
 

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This scaner has been trouble free for me. In the last 9 years, its been turned off for maybe 15 minuets. It's been beat to death in my mobile since new & never been updated in any way.

I contacted one of the guys from the club & it's the PD's machine splattering all over the place.
 
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