The RT can scan up to eight preset SC frequencies (all positions of CHAN). When
a signal is found, the RT will lock in on the channel. The keyboard will then show
the channel number that has been locked-in. You can listen and transmit on that
channel. When the channel has been inactive for 2.5 seconds, scanning will continue.
Scanning. Use the following procedure to set up the RT to begin scanning.
a. Set FCTN to SQ ON, SQ OFF, or RXMT.
b. Set MODE to FH.
c. Set CHAN to CUE.
d. Set COMSEC to
e. Set other controls as needed.
f. Press ST0 (display will show SCAN-).
g. Enter a number on the keyboard, 0 - 7 (display will show the number
entered; scanning has now begun).
l The number entered will be scanned more often than the other channels.
This channel is a priority channel. If you do not want any channel to have
priority, enter the number 8.
l If you wish to transmit on the priority channel (channel number you entered
on keyboard), key the transmitter. When you key down, the display will
show CH followed by the priority channel number.
To Transmit on a Locked-in Channel: Press handset push-to-talk and talk (you
must do this within 2.5 seconds after the traffic has stopped or scanning will begin
To Select a Channel for Transmission: Enter number for channel on keyboard
(press PTT switch within 2.5 seconds after display shows channel number selected).
To Cancel a Channel from Scan Sequence: Enter channel number on keyboard
that you wish to delete (the priority channel cannot be deleted); then press CLR.
Scanning will begin again and the cancelled channel number will not "lock in.
To Restore a Canceiled Channel: Enter number of channel-that was cancelled on
keyboard (display will show "CH" and the channel number entered). The channel
is now back in the scanning sequence.
To Scan While Locked-In on a Channel: Press STO.
To Check Frequency of Locked-In Channel: Press FREQ while channel number
is on display (display will change to show frequency of channel).
To Stop Scanning: Set CHAN (or MODE) to different position.