Channel Memory Scanning
— Scans frequencies you
have stored in any of
the channels or banks at a rate of up to 70
channels per second.
Memory Availability —
Store and then scan any of up to 300 channels
distributed over 10 banks.
SAME All-Hazards Operation
— In standby mode,
constantly monitors the
last-tuned station and alerts you if it detects an alert transmission for
(NOAA and broadcast channels only).
Direct Channel Access
— Press 0 -
9 and HOLD to directly access
Channel Lockout/Frequency Lockout
— Skip over stored
(channels) using the Lockout feature to enable
faster scanning. Lets you
designate up to fifty frequencies to skip
during a search (limit or service) to
increase the scanning speed.
Radio Controlled Clock
sets to the precise time using
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. (this
will not work after the national switch from
analog to all Digital T.V.)
— Designate a
specific frequency as a Priority Channel. 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
— Lets you
designate one of the five preprogrammed
channels (Police, Fire/EMS, Air, Ham, Marine)
Scan and Search Speed
• Scan Speed 70
channels per second maximum in
SCAN MODE • Search Speed 75 steps per second
maximum in SEARCH
MODE • TURBO MODE For frequency steps 5kHz
apart, searching occurs in
Turbo Mode which is 225 steps per second.
Clock Display — The
scanner always displays the current time. The
features an alarm that lets you wake to the
selected radio source or an alert tone
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
the parties in the transmission.
LCD Backlight — You can
enable or disable the LCD back lighted
Contrast Adjust — Lets you
adjust the LCD contrast for best viewing.
Key Touch Tone — A tone
sounds to confirm you have made a valid key
a different tone sounds to alert you to an
EEPROM Memory Backup — The
scanner uses a non-volatile EEPROM for
Battery Alert — A battery
icon ( ) alerts you if no battery is installed
or the battery
power is low. An alert tone sounds when the
battery needs to be replaced. The backup
provides backup for the clock when external
power is off or not connected and will
power scanning for a short time.
Auto Power Off — Turns the
scanner off when the battery power gets too