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How to Program Channel to Auto-Scan

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Aug 4, 2017
I have been searching for weeks to find an answer, so now I have joined your community in hopes that I can resolve this:

My workplace uses for the most part some cheap Baofeng 888's, and a couple UV-82's. The 888's were programmed so that when set to channel 4, it would scan channels 1-3 automatically, and transmit on channel 1. I have spent hours on Chirp trying to figure out how to program my UV-82 so that a channel will be programmed to automatically scan the other channels I have programmed into the radio. I know I can press the scan button to achieve the desired effect, but I am also trying to figure out how to program the 888's to do the same again as well. We used to have a professional service do this for us, however this year they deleted the scan option so I am unable to upload to setting to chirp to see how its done.

I truly appreciate ANY help someone can give me. Thank you.
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