This page applies to the BCT15X. For other models, see:The display icons vary depending on the status of the scanner and what youre doing at any given time. The diagram shows common icon locations, and table below lists the most common icons and their meanings:
|General Display when Function is not activated|
|General Display when Function is pressed|
|Alert Mute icon||Steady: You have turned on permanent alert mute.|
|Blinking: Temporary alert mute is activated.|
|Attenuator icon||Steady: The attenuator is turned on for the current channel.|
|Blinking: The attenuator is turned on globally (for all channels).|
|Channel Info icon||Cxx.x: The scanner has detected a CTCSS code; the received code is displayed in place of the Xs.|
|DCSxxx: The scanner has detected a DCS code; the received code is displayed in place of the Xs.|
|Close call icon|| Normal (open) icon:
| Reversed (filled) icon:
|Function icon||Steady: You tapped the FUNCTION key; the scanner will remember the FUNCTION + key combination for the next 3 seconds.|
|Blinking: You pressed & held the FUNCTION key: the scanner will remember the FUNCTION + key combination until you tap FUNCTION again.|
|Group number line (GRP)||In Scan mode: The group Quick Key numbers (GQK) of any unlocked groups in the current system or site are displayed on this line. The GQK number of the group that is currently being scanned blinks.|
|In Hold mode: This line displays the GQK number of the current group only.|
|In Custom Search mode: The numbers of any programmed search ranges are display on this line. The number of the custom range that is currently being searched blinks.|
|Hold icon||The scanner is in Hold mode.|
|IFX icon||You switched to the intermediate frequency (IF exchange). This icon appears above the System Number Line in the Function mode. (Not illustrated.)|
|GPS icon||GPS: The scanner is receiving data from the GPS device.|
|Lockout icon||The current channel is locked out.|
|Modulation icon||This icon displays the modulation type of the current channel: AM, FM, NFM, FMB, or WFM.|
|Priority icon||The current channel is set as a priority channel.|
|Priority scan icon (PRI)||Steady: Priority scan is turned on.|
|Blinking: Priority Plus scan is turned on.|
|REP icon||The Repeater Find feature is turned on.|
|Signal level icon||This icon displays the strength of the current signal; the icon ranges from zero bars (no signal) to five bars (strong signal).|
PL: Indicates the Local Police search is turned on.
DT: Indicates the Department of Transportation search is turned on.
HP: Indicates the Highway Patrol search is turned on.
BT: Indicates the Beartracker Warning System is turned on.
When any of these modes are turned on, the scanner will interrupt other communications periodically to check for activity.
|System number line (Sx:)||In Scan mode: The system/site Quick Key numbers (SQK) of any unlocked systems or sites are displayed on this line. The SQK number of the system or site that is currently being scanned blinks. For SQK numbers above 9, the tens digit replaces the X in the icon; the ones digits are shown on this line.|
|In Hold mode: This line displays the SQK number of the current system or site only. For SQK numbers above 9, the tens digit replaces the X in the icon; the ones digit is displayed on this line.|
|In Service Search mode: The icon SCR replaces the System numbers if the broadcast screen feature is turned on.|
|V+0||Indicates the volume offset for the current channel (-3 to +3). This icon appears above the System Number Line in the Function mode. (Not illustrated.)|
|Weather alert icon||Weather Alert Priority scan is turned on.|
|This page applies to the following scanner(s): BCT15X Users Guide|