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Digital Capable Handheld Scanner/1000 Channels/10 Banks/PC Programming/Control/10 priority channels and continuous band coverage.

NOTE: The UBC-3300 is the Euro version of the BC250D and uses the BCi25 card for 3600 baud Motorola mixed mode systems

General Specifications


  • Can be updated to support Rebanding? NO
  • TrunkTracker III
  • APCO25 Digital Audio Ready - Requires the installation of Uniden's BCi 25D Digital Card in order to monitor APCO P-25 Digital Voice
  • Motorola Control Channel Only scanning option in menu with selectable plan for 800/900 mHz systems but only one site or system can be programmed per bank
  • I-Call monitoring
  • 25-512, 806-956, 1240-1300MHz range
  • CTCSS/DCS Decode
  • SAME weather alert
  • PC Control/Programming (Software Included)
  • 1000 Channels in 10 Banks
  • 100 cps scan rate
  • 10 scan lists with 10 ID’s each per bank
  • 10 Priority Channels with Priority Plus
  • Priority IDs
  • Motorola Status Bits
  • EDACS partial talkgroup IDs
  • EDACS Patch Tracking
  • 16-character Alpha Tagging - Bank, channel, and search range
  • 12 Preprogramed Service Searches
  • 10 Custom search ranges
  • Auto store
  • Channel alert
  • AM/FM/NFM/WFM Modes
  • Audio Output - 190 mW 10% THD, Max 240 mW
  • Backlit display and keypad
  • Signal meter
  • Repeater reverse
  • Data skip
  • Rechargeable NiMH Battery Pack and Charger

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
    • LTR Standard

Please note that this scanner will not track a P25 trunking system. While it can decode P25 digital voice (with the optional BCi25 card installed) it cannot follow a P25 (9600 bps) control channel.

  • System Voices:
    • Analog
    • Analog and APCO-25 Common Air Interface (with the optional BCi25 card installed)

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NOTE: Due to firmware differences, only ARC250, sprog and IDTracker are known to support the UBC-3300

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