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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Here maunal go again. When you use startup configuration, the scanner checks all manuap, sites, and search ranges and: Press then press and hold 8 REV. Scanning- the process of stepping through conventional channels in groups, which kanual in programmed ‘systems’. The priority order is: The scanner is unable to vct15x over priority channels at once. Signal Strength Meter – shows the signal strength for the more powerful transmissions.

If you turn this feature on, the scanner mutes, starts Close Call Only mode, and stores any Close Call hits from the bands selected in ‘ Set CC Bands ‘ up to the maximum you specified in the ‘ Max Auto Store ‘ setting. To toggle ‘Hold Mode’ on a background scan or search press Hold. The scanner will mute and scan only the weather channels. Press MENU to save and exit. Keys with blank cells work as normal for each mode. The currently-selected menu item is highlighted with a bar on the display.

LTR systems typically do not have a dedicated control channel. Page of Go. The quick key for the system must be turned on if one is assigned to the site and not locked out to select the system to store IDs in otherwise you will see ‘ Nothing to Scan ‘.


When the scanner detects a signal in an enabled service, the icon blinks. Repeat the Scroll Control action to change the character.

Uniden BCT15X Scanner

See Edit Service Search first. See Max Auto Store first to set the maximum number of hits the scanner will manal. You can also toggle attenuation for weather scan by pressing then 7 Att.

The current name displays with the first character of the name highlighted. These should be entered as Motorola Standard and not P Press Hold again to resume. The default setting is no startup key.

Your scanner’s Close Call feature lets you set the scanner so it detects, alerts you to, and displays the frequency of a nearby strong radio transmission. I have written this manual to keep all of you from giving up hope, loosing you mind, trying to return your scanner, or all of the above. Step setting changes are user definable. Uniden Advanced Scanner Director software. You can’t start Key-Safe mode and Startup Configuration at the same time i.

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Multi-site Trunking Not only does your BCT15 scan channels like a conventional scanner, it actually follows the users of a trunked radio system. Set Quick Key assigns a system to a quick key and will be scanned when the key is turned on. Most of you that have the scanner have rudely found this out.

Connecting An Extension Speaker Connecting an Extension Speaker In a noisy area, an optional amplified extension speaker, mahual in the right place, might provide more comfortable listening.

You can also toggle modulation for a conventional channel in scan hold mode by pressing then 9 MOD. The user’s radios always listen for activity on the output frequency and transmit on the input frequency. The trunking system automatically transmits the call on the first available frequency, and also sends on a different frequency called a Nanual or Control channel a code that uniquely identifies that transmission as a talkgroup ID or just ID.


Scroll to ‘ Set Lockout ‘ and press. Many settings require that you drill down multiple levels. Fire Tone-out Introduction [SQ]. Simply hold manhal a number key while powering on the scanner, or while the opening screen is displayed, and systems assigned to that number key are automatically unlocked and systems assigned to other startup keys are automatically locked.

To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock, do not expose this unit to rain or moisture.

You can also turn on weather scan by pressing then pressing and holding the GPS WX button in scan or search modes. Then the scanner scans the ‘Close Call Hits’ system if you have unlocked it; locked out by default. To change the center frequency press.

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The band number will blink under the band that the hit was found in. See Editing a Custom Search first.

You can also configure the scanner to sound an alert tone and flash a light when you reach the radius entered here. Trunk Tracking Tone Volume Adjust — lets you select cbt15x set various tones for different purposes.