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Software Support for Uniden Rebanding


Please use this article to document how to enter the 800mhz Rebanding changes outlined below in the various software packages that support Uniden TrunkTrackers III & IV scanners.

Contents

General

  • If you have a Premium Subscription, software that supports the web service will automatically download the correct System type and Custom tables.
  • The BCDx96XT, BCDxxxP2, and BCDx36HP series scanners already have the firmware updates to support 800mhz rebanding. BCD396T, BCD996T, BC246T, BC296D, BC796D, BC898T, BCT8, BCT15, and BCT15X scanners will need to undergo the appropriate firmware updates. These updates are listed here. Note: True P25 systems types should not require entry of the Band Plan values, as they should receive the Band Plan, over-the-air, from the Control Channel(s).

Uniden 800mhz Rebanding Table

Band Plan Base Freq (lower) Base Freq (upper) Offset Polarity Spacing
1 851.025 854.000 440 + 25 khz
2 851.0125 868.9875 0 + 25 khz

Note: These do Not support 800mhz rebanded systems: BC245XLT, BC250D, BC780XLT, BC785D, & BC895XLT

Software Support

The following software packages are known to support rebanding.

TCL/TK applications

  • BC246.TCL Note: No longer supported or developed
  • BCprogtool requires TCL/TK 8.5 Note: No longer supported or developed

Windows Applications

  • BuTel Software
    • ARC-XT (XT DMA scanners)
    • ARC396 (BCD-396T)
    • ARC996 (BCD-996T)
    • ARC246 (BC-246) (as of version 3.1)
    • ARC15 (BCT15) (as of version 3)
    • ARC8 (BCT8) (as of version 2.3)
    • ARC330 (BR-330)
    • ARC250 (BC796, BC296)*
      • *Note: BC250D & BC785D can NOT be rebanded, though they are ARC250 supported
    • ARC898 (BC898) Unknown Rebanding Support Additional Information requested

FreeScan

To access this screen, change the Site type to Mot Custom/Reband. If you are using the RR Trunk Import, and the 'Rebanded flag' has been turned on in the 'Database', FreeScan automatically adds the appropriate values into the table.

ProScan

BC296/796D
  1. On the 'Database' Row, click on 'Trunk Bank Settings' (figure 1)
  2. Fill in the values as shown (figure 2)
DMA Scanners
  1. Below the Systems tab, hit 'Add' (figure 1)
  2. On the System pulldown, select 'MOT 800 Mhz Custom' (figure 2)
  3. In the System tree, click on the system name. Figure 3 results (partially shown to conserve space)
  4. Click on the 'Band Plan' button
  5. Fill in the data as shown (figure 4)


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