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 200-0520 PRO-90 300-Channel Trunk-tracking Scanner

Question: What is the estimated battery life?

Answer:
Approximately ten hours.

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Question: The scanner battery life has dropped to about 20 min; how can I fix this?

Answer:
We recommend that you deep cycle the battery (fully discharge, then fully recharge the battery). It may have developed a memory; you may have to do this more than once to return to normal functionality.

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Question: How should I maintain my battery pack in the best condition?

Answer:
To keep the battery in good condition, run the batteries completely down once a month and then recharge fully.

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Question: How long does it take to charge the battery when it is fully discharged?

Answer:

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Question: Can I use alkaline batteries?

Answer:
No.

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Question: What adapter is used with this scanner?

Answer:
This uses the DC adapter 270-0031. The AC Adapter is available by special order as part number RSU 11975679. This can be ordered through your local RadioShack store or by calling 800-843-7422.

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Question: What is the average range?

Answer:
We can't give an average range for scanners; it depends on the transmitter output.

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Question: What is the IF frequency range?

Answer:
The IF frequency ranges are given below:

1st Heterodyne:

29-174 (upper) 380.6050 - 380.7000 MHz
406-513 (upper) 360.6125 - 380-7000 MHz
806-956 (lower) 380.7000 - 380.7875 MHz

2nd Heterodyne: 10.85 (all bands)

3rd Heterodyne: 450 (all bands)

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Question: Does this scanner have real bandbase on the earphone jack?

Answer:
This is rated at 38 mW nominal into 32-ohm stereo headphones, and 9 mW nominal into 64-ohm earphones.

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Question: How do I remove the P which displays when I am on a priority channel?

Answer:
The P will always display when you are on a priority channel.

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Question: Can I store a limit search in a bank?

Answer:
No.

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Question: How do I reset this scanner?

Answer:
Turn the scanner off, hold down 2 and 9, and then turn the scanner back on.

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Question: How do I make it trunk and listen to regular scanning at the same time?

Answer:
This scanner cannot track an 800 MHz trunked system and scan frequencies in conventional mode at the same time.

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Question: Can I trunktrack two banks at the same time?

Answer:
No.

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Question: Can I listen to type 1 and type 2 at the same time?

Answer:
No.

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Question: Why can't I add a data frequency to more than five banks?

Answer:
This scanner only handles up to 5 trunked banks at a time.

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Question: I am having problems getting it to trunk; I have verified the steps and it is still not working.

Answer:
Be sure that you are trying to scan a Motorola« system.

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Question: How do I program a fleetmap?

Answer:
You will need to be in the bank where the trunked frequencies are stored, and then use trial-and-error to go through the possible fleetmaps.

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Question: Is there a way to determine which fleetmap is correct other than trial and error?

Answer:
No.

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Question: I am having problems programming the fleetmap; I can't find the data channel.

Answer:
You need to scan until you find the data channel; until you have a data channel, you won't be able to trunktrack or program a fleetmap.

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Question: Is there additional information available on-line?

Answer:
Additional information is available on our on-line support pages for the 200-0520 and the 200-0520A.

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