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BC246T


BC246T


Uniden's analog-only portable Trunktracker scanner with Dynamic Memory Architecture.

Contents

Specifications

Limits

  • Channels: 1600 typical, 2500 maximum
  • Systems: 200 maximum
  • Groups per system: 20 maximum
  • Talkgroups per trunked system: 200 maximum
  • Scan Rate: 100 channels per second (conventional mode)
  • System Quick Key range: 0-9
  • Group Quick Key range: 0-9
  • Custom Search Ranges: 10
  • Preprogrammed Service Search Bands: 10
  • First Sale: November, 2004

Frequency Coverage

  • 25-54 MHz
  • 108-174 MHz
  • 216-225 MHz
  • 400-512 MHz
  • 806-956 MHz
  • 1240-1300 MHz

Power Requirements

Features

  • Can be updated to support Rebanding? YES
  • TrunkTracker III with Control-Channel Only scanning and I-Call monitoring
  • Uniden Close Call
  • Motorola Control Channel Only trunking
  • Supported step sizes: 5, 6.25, 7.5, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25, 50 or 100 kHz
  • DCS/CTCSS Rapid Decode
  • 16 character text tagging for each system, group, channel, talkgroup, search range, and SAME group
  • Quick Search
  • 10 Service Searches - public safety, news, amateur radio, marine, railroad, air, CB radio, FRS/GMRS, racing, and special (Itinerant)
  • Custom Search — lets you program up to 10 search ranges
  • Frequency/ID AutoStore - automatically store frequencies from a service or limit search into a conventional system or store talk group IDs into a trunked system
  • SAME Weather Alert
  • Weather Priority
  • Priority Scan with Priority Plus
  • LCD Backlight
  • Adjustable (0-5 sec) scan delay
  • Adjustable Hold (scan duration 0-255 sec) per system
  • Strong signal attenuation
  • Upgradeable firmware
  • Channel Alert
  • Repeater Reverse
  • Frequency autostore and Talkgroup ID autostore
  • Pager Screen – ignores hits generated by common pager frequencies while using the Close Call or search features
  • Quick Recall – quickly navigates to a specific Channel by choosing the System, Group, and Channel.
  • Duplicate Channel Alert
  • Data Skip
  • Key Lock
  • PC Programming and Control
  • Wired Cloning
  • Battery saver
  • Antenna Connector: BNC

New Features

The 2.60 update added the following feature.

  • Close Call DND-Will stop the scanner from cutting out during transmission when Close Call in enabled.

RR System Compatibility

This scanner is compatible with the following Trunking System Types and System Voices used in the RadioReference Database, of course you must verify that the scanner will cover the appropriate frequency range:

  • System Types:
    • Motorola Type I
    • Motorola Type II
    • Motorola Type IIi Hybrid
    • Motorola Type II Smartnet
    • Motorola Type II Smartzone
    • Motorola Type II Smartzone Omnilink
    • EDACS Standard (Wide)
    • EDACS Standard Networked
    • EDACS Narrowband (Narrow)
    • EDACS Narrowband Networked
    • EDACS SCAT
    • LTR Standard
  • System Voices:
    • Analog

Hardware Accessories

Modifications

Reviews and User Opinions

Related Pages

Supporting Software

Non Windows OS
Windows Packages

Yahoo Groups (software and receiver support)

Usage Tips

If you have a tip/trick, please contribute!

  • Don't forget that pushing down on the scroll knob is the same as pushing the "Yes"/"E" button.
  • Pressing the on/off button briefly will take you out of the menu system.
  • Holding down 1,3,0 and Pressing power will bring up the NWR-SAME TEST. Press the Menu Button to test the tones.

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