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Postby Shambles » Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:07 pm

Anyone tell me how to programme the frequencies in this scanner,got most of it sorted,but this is got me beat

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Re: Uniden 15x

Postby Shambles » Sat Sep 02, 2017 3:13 pm

On this radio how do you set the quick keys for the Groups
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Re: Uniden 15x

Postby dosformat » Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:38 pm

Hi there.

Use a free program called Freescan.

You can download it off the web. You can either use the supplied cable to control the scanner or use a serial cable on the back of the radio.

It can be computer controlled and it is super easy to program channels and settings in to the unit.

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Re: Uniden 15x

Postby biggles » Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:49 pm

Google 'marksscanners' for an easy to read, online guide to using the bct15x
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Re: Uniden 15x

Postby Minus1 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:52 am

Shambles wrote:On this radio how do you set the quick keys for the Groups


Group Quick Keys are very poorly implemented on the 15X.
If you ever manage to figure it out, you'll forget it whenever you want to use it.

The function key has multiple uses in different contexts so it is easy for the wrong thing to happen.

The group quick keys only function when you are in the relevant system, so you have to be quick or wait until the scanner stops on a freq in that system.
Having turned the Quick key on/off it is then difficult to switch it back once the scanner moves on as you are no longer in the system.

The net result of this is that although I have Group Quick Keys set up, I tend not to use them because they are more hassle than they are worth.

It is easier to make use of the fact you can have multiple systems on the same Quick Key, and can fairly easily lockout systems by using
System Num Tag - DOT - MENU - FUNC - Lockout

For example I use System QK 66 for airports, but have systems 661,662,663,664,665,666,667,668,669 for different areas of the country so that i can lockout those areas I am not currently in, using the keyboard as a virtual map overlay of the country, so 1 is Scotland, 2 is North West, 3 is North East, 5 is Midlands, 7 is South West, etc.

It would have been far easier if Uniden had implemented 3 digit quick keys for systems. :rolleyes:

And easier still if the keyboard with 26 letters… :rolleyes:
I reserve the right to ignore people who have made no attempt to the read the manual, and expect others to do it for them.
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Re: Uniden 15x

Postby SilverShadow » Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:59 am



The video above might help you get to grips with the basic functions.

Direct link to video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmQ1DK5q4Lw
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Help Please Uniden 15X

Postby Shambles » Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:40 pm

Can anyone help please,been trying to add some frequencies this morning,some how the screen is saying NOTHING TO SCAN,I have now tried again to re-add some more frequencies but the screen is still showing NOTHING TO SCAN, can anyone help on this please
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Re: Help Please Uniden 15X

Postby maylandmanta » Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:48 pm

I have the UBC800 and that is basically the same as the 15x and I think you have managed to lock out all your systems and or groups on the scanner . The following is for the 800 but I think its the same procedure for the 15x - Press menu and select program system by pressing the large function knob . Select a system by turning the knob and then push it to select . Now turn it again to select Edit system option and push again . Now turn again to select Set lockout and push knob in again . You will now have the options for locking and unlocking the system . Turn the knob to select unlock and press in again . Now press menu several times to scroll back through menus.

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Re: Help Please Uniden 15X

Postby Shambles » Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:47 pm

Thank you so much Steve, will try later today and let you know how I get on.

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Re: Help Please Uniden 15X

Postby Shambles » Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:30 pm

Hi Steve. Followed your procedure many times but it's not done the trick.

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