When you start a scan, your radio cycles through the
programmed scan list for the current channel looking for voice
The LED blinks yellow and you see the Scan icon on the
During a dual mode scan, if you are on a digital channel, and
your radio locks onto an analog channel, it automatically
switches from digital mode to analog mode for the duration of
the call. This is also true for the reverse.
There are two ways of initiating scan:
•Main Channel Scan (Manual): Your radio scans all the
channels/groups in your scan list. On entering scan, your
radio may – depending on the settings – automatically start
on the last scanned “active” channel/group or on the channel
where scan was initiated.
•Auto Scan (Automatic): Your radio automatically starts
scanning when you select a channel/group that has Auto
NOTE: This feature is not applicable in Capacity Plus.
Starting and Stopping Scan
Press the programmed Scan button to start or stop Scan.
Follow the procedure below.
1Use the Channel Selector Knob to select a channel
programmed with a scan list.
2S to access the menu.
3Por Q to Scan and press N to select.
4The display shows Turn On if scan is disabled.
The display shows Turn Off if scan is enabled.
5Press N to select.
6The LED blinks yellow and the Scan icon is displayed when
Scan is enabled.
The LED turns off and the Scan icon is not displayed when
Scan is disabled.
While scanning, the radio will only accept data (e.g. text
message, location, telemetry, or PC data) if received on its