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Welcome to the FreeSCAN user guide. This document is designed to help the newcomer download, install and navigate from [http://www.sixspotsoftware.com/products/freescan Freescan], which is designed to work with the Uniden DMA scanners.
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Welcome to the FreeSCAN user guide. This document is designed to help the newcomer download, install and navigate from this link, [https://sites.google.com/site/sixspotsoftware/downloads Freescan], which is designed to work with the Uniden DMA scanners.
 
 
The above site has problems so a temporary site has been set up [https://sites.google.com/site/sixspotsoftware/downloads here]
 
  
 
==Getting Started==
 
==Getting Started==
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* [[SC230]], [[BC246T]], [[BR330T]], [[UBC3500XLT]], [[BCD396T]], [[BCD996T]], [[BCT15]]
 
* [[SC230]], [[BC246T]], [[BR330T]], [[UBC3500XLT]], [[BCD396T]], [[BCD996T]], [[BCT15]]
 
* [[BC346XT]], [[BCD396XT]], [[BCD996XT]] , [[BCT15X]]
 
* [[BC346XT]], [[BCD396XT]], [[BCD996XT]] , [[BCT15X]]
* UBCD996T,UBCD396T, UBCT15
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* [[BCD325P2]], [[BCD996P2]] (version 2.18 and greater)
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* UBCD996T,UBCD396T, UBCT15 - Programming available from version 1.07.06 firmware for these radios
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** NOTE: FreeScan does not support, nor will support [[DMR]], [[MOTOTRBO]] or [[EDACS Provoice]]
  
 
===Installation and Connections===
 
===Installation and Connections===
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* Installing and executing FreeSCAN
 
* Installing and executing FreeSCAN
** [[Freescan Windows Installs|Under Windows]] (2000, XP, Vista and Windows7 Supported)
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** [[Freescan and Anti Virus Software]]
** [[Freescan Install Under LINUX|Under LINUX]] (Version .7G and earlier only)
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** [[Freescan Windows Installs|Under Windows]] (2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7, Windows 10 Supported)
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** [[Freescan Install Under LINUX|Under LINUX]] (Version .7G and earlier)
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** [[Software_Setup_For_Linux]] More up to date instructions
  
 
==Command Line Options==
 
==Command Line Options==
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===File===
 
===File===
 
* Import   
 
* Import   
** [[Freescan file import|From FreeSCAN]]
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** [[Freescan File Import|From FreeSCAN]]
 
** [[Freescan UASD Import|From UASD]]
 
** [[Freescan UASD Import|From UASD]]
 
** A [http://www.radioreference.com/apps/subscription/ paid subscription] to RadioReference is required to use the following features:
 
** A [http://www.radioreference.com/apps/subscription/ paid subscription] to RadioReference is required to use the following features:
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===Scanner===  
 
===Scanner===  
 
* [[Freescan Upload|Upload Programming to Scanner]]
 
* [[Freescan Upload|Upload Programming to Scanner]]
* [[Freescan downloads|Download Programming]]
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* [[Freescan Downloads|Download Programming]]
 
* [[Freescan Virtual Scanner|The Virtual Scanner Interfaces]]  
 
* [[Freescan Virtual Scanner|The Virtual Scanner Interfaces]]  
 
* [[Freescan Options|Set Scanner Options]]
 
* [[Freescan Options|Set Scanner Options]]
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* [[Freescan Tips|FreeSCAN Tips]]
 
* [[Freescan Tips|FreeSCAN Tips]]
 
* [[FreeSCAN-GPS|Entering GPS Coordinates]]
 
* [[FreeSCAN-GPS|Entering GPS Coordinates]]
* [[Moving DMA Data to Other Radios in Freescan]] {{color|red|NEW}}
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* [[Moving DMA Data to Other Radios in Freescan]]
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* [[Freescan Bugs and Issues]] - Opensource development project
  
For video demos on how to use this software check the links below. 
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== Programming how to videos ==
  
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZ5SkYzbqWA FreeScan Video 1]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdLS147yPm0 Programming video 1 Trunked]
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjEva4rkmvs FreeScan Video 2]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95rOOlm16fI Programming video 2 Conventional]
  
Correction on the videos it says to put a check mark by each system you want to load into the scanner at the 'system quick key editor'. Actually the check marks are for those systems you want enabled to be scanning upon finishing the upload to the radio.
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QmG4s0bnbE Manual conventional programming - K4DPS]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkQXUPsi_gI Radioreference programming - K4DPS]
  
The check marks for what systems you want to load into the scanner are done at the 'Send to scanner' window
 
 
[[Category:FreeSCAN]]
 
[[Category:FreeSCAN]]

Latest revision as of 12:58, 9 October 2020

Welcome to the FreeSCAN user guide. This document is designed to help the newcomer download, install and navigate from this link, Freescan, which is designed to work with the Uniden DMA scanners.

Getting Started

The following scanners are compatible with FreeSCAN:

Installation and Connections

Command Line Options

Pulldown Menus

FS top toolbar v8.JPG

From left to right, the graphics above represent the following;

  • New File
  • Open File
  • Save File
  • Print File
  • Create System
  • Create Site (trunking only)
  • Create Group
  • Cut
  • Copy
  • Paste
  • Upload to Scanner (Ctrl-U or select from the Scanner pulldown menu)
  • Download from Scanner (Ctrl-D or select from the Scanner pulldown menu)
  • Virtual Control (Shift+F1 or select from the Scanner pulldown menu)

File

Edit

Scanner

Tools

View

Common Questions and Answers

Programming how to videos