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Uniden Home Patrol FAQ


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* For Version 1, see the [[Writing Your Own Service Searches]] article
* For Version 1, see the [[Writing Your Own Service Searches]] article
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* For the Extreme Update, see the [[Home Patrol/hpefiles]] article
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* For the Extreme Update, see the [[Importing and Exporting Sentinel .hpe Files]] article

Revision as of 14:30, 24 August 2011

Please document all issues that pertain to Home Patrol and their solutions here. If it's not in the owner's manual, please consider documenting it here. Be as specific as possible as to the steps taken - the devil is in the details. The more detail you provide, the better.

Contents

Updating the HomePatrol to the Latest Version

Cruise over to the Extreme Update wiki entry and follow the instructions.

Loud Buzz

  • Symptom: Loud Buzz when connected to amplified speaker system
  • Resolution: Purchase a Ground Loop Isolator (RS No. 270-054) and install between radio and input to speaker system

thanks to kc2rgw

Slow Response to Commands on Touch Screen

  • Symptom: When the radio restarts you end up at the initial 6 page setup. The favorites and database would not respond
  • Resolution:
  1. Get a new 2 Gig SD card
  2. Use Windows to quick format it before putting it in the Home Patrol.
  3. Connect Home Patrol to computer, opened Sentinel.
  4. From the toolbar clicked on Homepatrol, clear user data, check the box for "Display all drives", highlight the drive and then click OK.

thanks to fxdscon

Adding Service Search Ranges

Normally most scanners come with a number of service searches already defined - the HP1 does not. These service searches include the following;

And some newer ranges, not listed in any scanner

ARC Patrol

  • NOTE: If the Extreme Upgrade is installed, you should use version 2.0 of the software
  • This software comes with a number of files already defined. See the ARCPATROL article for specific files and instructions.

Power Patrol

  • NOTE: This software is not compatible with the Extreme upgrade
  • You can use the EZ-Grab function to pull frequencies from the articles linked above into a favorites list.

Uniden Sentinel


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