FreeScan User Guide

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

Getting Started

The following scanners are compatible with FreeSCAN:

There are many new features to the DMA scanners; the Uniden manuals are generally considered to be rather poorly written. It's highly suggested that the appropriate Easier to Read manual be downloaded and kept handy, particularly if you are new to this style of scanning;

Installation and Connections

  • Installing and executing FreeSCAN
    • Under Windows (2000, XP and Vista Supported)
    • Under LINUX

Download Data to FreeSCAN

Viewing Data in FreeSCAN

  • The Tools Pulldown
    • System Quick Key Manager
    • Duplicate Channel Finder
    • Lockout all Systems/Sites
    • Unlock all Systems/Sites
    • Group Sort

  • The View Pulldown
    • Highlight
    • Quick Draw Mode
    • Show System Types (F5)
    • Show Quick Keys (F6)
    • System Sort

Editing Data

  • Create System
  • Create Site
  • Create Group


Exporting Data

Controlling the Scanner

Common Questions and Answers