888s scanning

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wazuck
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888s scanning

Post by wazuck » 25 May 2019, 18:44

Has anyone got the bf 888s scanning properly??

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Re: 888s scanning

Post by thelad » 26 May 2019, 09:25

I did many moons ago with the early type.
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Re: 888s scanning

Post by insecureconor » 07 Aug 2019, 22:08

Yea, I just turn the channel to 16 and turn it on. It scans until it receives something and then stays on that channel. There's no way of knowing what channel it's on when this happens. I restart the scanning by turning the HT off and on again.

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Re: 888s scanning

Post by Werthers » 06 Sep 2019, 22:55

Its kinda strange I own a few Baofeng 888s and I could only get one to scan on channel 16 the other two didn't scan at all. There nice little radios for the price tho I'd recommend those to anybody wanting a cheap PMR radio.

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Re: 888s scanning

Post by flickpot » 07 Sep 2019, 00:17

They are what they are mate cheap radios, but remarkably good.. got the scan thing on mine correct.. funny as soon as i powered it on with the freqs already programmed i got sports direct shop staff talking about an order. think some are Uk Business allocations that that Chinese programmed them with..
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Re: 888s scanning

Post by thelad » 07 Sep 2019, 06:03

flickpot wrote:
07 Sep 2019, 00:17
They are what they are mate cheap radios, but remarkably good.. got the scan thing on mine correct.. funny as soon as i powered it on with the freqs already programmed i got sports direct shop staff talking about an order. think some are Uk Business allocations that that Chinese programmed them with..
More likely just using them illegally.
Uniden UBC120XLT
Uniden USC230E
Uniden UBC3500XLT
Binatone PMR MR500 x2
Magiksun TM-490 (BF-888) x3
Baofeng BF-888
TTI TSC 100R
Baofeng UVB5
Zastone D900
Icom IC-R6

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