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HT-1250 Scan Help

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VMaggio1

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I am having a bunch of trouble trying to get my scan list to work properly.

I have a Ht-1250 (AAH25SDF9AA5AN) with only 1 zone of 16 channels programmed. I will list the channels because it may make it easier to explain what I mean.

1. Boston Chan 1
2. Boston Area A
3. Boston Area B
4. Boston Area C
5. Boston Area D
6. Boston Area E
7. BPD Ch 8
8. BAPERN 3
9. BAPERN Centeral
10. Cambridge FD
11. Cambridge 16
12. Fire 1
13. Fire 2
14. Fire 3
15. Fire 4
16. Fire 5

I have 1 Scan list setup with all 16 channels to the personality. When the radio is scanning I leave the dial on Channel 1. If there is radio traffic on Channel 5 it will pick it up for about 2-3 seconds then resume scanning (even if there is still radio traffic). It seems like it will drop the channel, then pick it up again on the 2nd time around.

Does it make sense that I'm saying the channel is dropping during the scan?

I dont know what to have the settings set to in the scan list edit.

Thank you to any and all that can help

EDIT: Also, it is very standard programming - setup to RX only
 
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VMaggio1

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Anyone with any hint or tips?

What settings should I have set in the scan list editor in the CPS
 

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A Mod can delete this thread. I believe I found the answer where the hang time was set to 0.
 

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The hang time only means how long after a transmission will the radio remain on that channel before going back to scan mode.

Having a hang time of 0 means that as soon as a transmission is done, it will resume scanning right away. There are a few downfalls to this:
1. You may not hear the reply from the original transmission before it resumes scanning.
2. If the received signal drops out for so much as a fraction of a second, it will go back to scan mode.

Mine is set to 500. Time is in milliseconds, which means my radio will wait 5 seconds before resuming scan. Try changing that, and seeing if it fixes it.
 
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