Other trademarks used throughout this manual are the property of their . How the Scanner’s Controls Are Represented in This Manual. The Uniden Bearcat BCT15X is the follow-up to Uniden’s premier analog mobile scanner, the manual for the radio is contained on a CD-ROM, in PDF format. View and Download Uniden BCT15 owner’s manual online. scanner radio with Trunk Tracker III and automatic scanning capabilities. BCT15 Scanner pdf.

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To toggle search bands on or off for custom searches press the number key of the custom search. Setting the Serial Port Speed Use this setting to control the data rate used for the front and back panel serial ports. The search keys are set to number keys 1 mabual, 2and 3. Without this personal gesture, you would not be reading this.

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Scanner Reset to initialize the scanner’s memory, turn off the scanner. Bear Tracker Warning System. Control Channel Data Output – allows the analysis of control channel data without the need to perform invasive modifications to the scanner. You can store up to systems, up to 20 groups per system, and up to frequencies or IDs per group.

Find a comfortable volume level. Searching- the process of searching for active frequencies in quick search, service, custom search, Close Call search, Search and Store, or Close Call Auto Store. Preemptive Priority – a feature that works on Motorola systems. Set Status Bit Motorola only sets how your scanner works with status bits also called S-bitsletting you control how the scanner interprets and displays Motorola talk group IDs.

See also Using Startup Keys. Set Number Tag allows you to number a channel. The scanner stores the ID into a created channel group called ‘ Qck Save Grp ‘ with no quick key assigned and you will be at the ‘ Edit Channel ‘ menu to complete the settings for the new channel. These should be entered as Motorola Standard and not P Also, since some trunked systems might have hundreds of talk groups you wish to monitor, you might have to enter those systems into multiple banks in order to monitor all the ID’s.


Each alert contains information about the type and severity of the alert, as well as the specific geographic locations effected by the alert. SAME group – the scanner sounds a weather alert siren for the programmed countythen opens the squelch and remains on the weather channel.

Programming Your Scanner 2.

In the following tables, keys with numbers in each mode refer to the legend below each chart. All systems, sites, or search ranges that do not have a startup key assigned will be scanned the way they were when you last turned off the scanner. If no systems are programmed, ‘ No System Stored ‘ appears.

Uniden BCT15 Owner’s Manual

Quick Search – lets you search from the currently-tuned frequency or channel or enter a frequency and start searching. Yes – the scanner treats all received ID’s as unique ID’s. To store a frequency press Hold to hold on the frequency.

Set Modulation — Set the modulation type for the paging signal. Normal reception will be interrupted periodically as set bcy15x the Set Interval setting in the Priority Scan menu to search for signals in the enabled searches. Set Start-up Key allows you to turn on the scanner with the site enabled for scan using the Startup Configuration.

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Click here to visit Scanner Master. The default tone is ‘ Alert 1 ‘,the default level is ‘ Auto ‘ and mznual pattern is ‘ Fast Blink ‘. Band Scope Mode- the mode the radio is in while doing a Band Scope search.

While scanning, press service or custom search range. Enter the system number, press. Text Tagging – you can name each system, site, group, channel, talk group ID, custom search range, location, Tone-Out, and SAME group, using up to 16 characters per name. If the frequency is manuwl stored in the group, ‘ Frequency Exists’ Accept?


Adjusting the Display Contrast this setting controls the display’s contrast how light or dark it appears. Page of Go.

Pressing the first number of a 2-digit quick key will get you closer, 1 for 10, 2 for 20, etc. Setting and Using the Display Backlight Press appears on the display. In addition to this scan you can search any of the preprogrammed service or custom search ranges.

You can also toggle modulation for a site in scan hold mode by pressing then 9 MOD. To toggle the attenuation for a search on or off press then 7 ATT while searching. Using Band Scope Mode. To toggle the modulation press then 9 MOD. The default setting is no startup key. Private Systems – lets you flag a system so that it cannot be read out of the scanner or modified only with optional software. While Scanning or Searching with Close Call Override set to Offwhen the scanner detects a Close Call signal, the scanner does not override the current audio.

To enter a letterturn the scroll control until the character you want appears. The default setting is Off. To access 1 search using the programmed search keys press then the search key 1 srch 12 srch 2or 3 srch 3 to start searching.

When connected to a GPS, you can program specific location information which will trigger an alert from the scanner. Press to enter the Menu mode for a displayed channel in Scan Mode. Not only does your BCT15 scan channels like a conventional scanner, it actually follows the users of a trunked radio system. If the ID has already been stored, the scanner continues to search.

Press and hold to lock Function Mode.