Introduction: Clock Display — the scanner, in standby mode, displays the time.
The clock also features an alarm that can sound up to 20 minutes or be
shut off manually. A convenient snooze button lets you silence the alarm
for an extra 5-minutes.
Delay — you can enable or disable the 2-second delay to resume
scanning when a transmission ends. Enabling this feature helps prevent
missing a response from one of the parties in the transmission.
LCD Backlight — you can enable or disable the LCD back lighted
Key Touch Tone — a tone sounds to confirm you have made a valid key
input while a different tone sounds to alert you to an invalid entry.
EEPROM Memory Backup — the scanner uses a non-volatile EEPROM
for memory backup.
Battery Alert — A battery icon alerts you to a no battery installed
condition, and a battery low voltage condition. An alert tone sounds when
the battery needs to be replaced. The backup provides backup for the
clock when power is off and will power scanning for a short time.
Auto Power Off — turns the scanner off when the battery power gets
Channel Memory Scanning — Scans frequencies you have stored in
any of the channels or banks at a rate of up to 60 channels per second.
Memory Availability — Store and then scan any of up to 100 channels
distributed over 10 banks.
Direct Channel Access — Press 0 − 9 and HOLD to directly access any
Channel Lockout/Frequency Lockout — Skip over stored frequencies
(channels) using the Lockout feature to enable faster scanning. Lets you
designate up to 50 frequencies to skip during a search (limit or service) to
increase the scanning speed.
Alarm Clock with Snooze — provides standard radio broadcasts that
you can set as your alarm sound.
AM/FM and TV 2-13 Broadcast — lets you store up to 30 preset
broadcast channels (10 AM and 20 FM/TV) for quick access.
Priority Channel — Designate a specific frequency as a Priority
Channel. Then the radio scans and checks that channel every 2 seconds.
Select and designate up to 10 frequencies as Priority Channels (one per
Duplicate Channel Alert — Lets you know that a selected frequency has
already been programmed into memory if you attempt to store it again.
Limit Frequency Searching — Lets you designate lower and upper
frequency range and search within that range for active frequencies.
You can then store frequencies in memory as channels for later recall.
Service Search — Lets you designate one of the five preprogrammed
service channels (Police, Fire/EMS, Air, Ham, Marine) to search.
Weather (WX) Scan — Scan the preprogrammed weather channels.
Scan and Search Speed: • Scan Speed 60 channels per second maximum in SCAN MODE.• Search Speed 60 steps per second maximum in SEARCH MODE.• TURBO MODE For frequency steps 5kHz apart, searching occurs in
Turbo Mode which is 180 steps per second.