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Bearcat Digital 325 Phase 2 BCD325P2 Trunktracker V

The Uniden BearCat Digital BCD325P2 is a APCO-25 Phase II capable handheld TrunkTracker V scanner based on Dynamic Memory Architecture. This scanner became available to the market in April 2015. It's lineage is from the previous generation BCD396XT with added features & memory as well as repackaging into their newest iteration of a shorter ergonomic (hand-holding style used analog only scanners) with a much larger font style with single color LED display of Bearcat Orange. It's direct base/mobile sibling is the BCD996P2, options are nearly identical except the BCD325P2 only has a USB (USB B Mini) port vs a Serial & USB available on the BCD996P2. These 2 scanners make up, what are becoming known as "P2 scanners" as they decode Phase 2 signals. DMR/MOTOTRBO, EDACS ProVoice and NXDN decoding and trunking available via paid upgrade.


Specifications

Physical

  • Attenuation (for Strong signal -20db)
  • 2-Line Alpha-Numeric Large Font Display w 3 additional lines of Info and 3 modes
  • Backlit Display
    • 3 Display Modes
    • 3 Display Dimmer settings
  • Battery Charger (dumb) for Ni-MH battery with caveat scanner is off
  • Battery level displayable
  • Function Key on Front, active for 3 seconds
  • GPS Support for Location Based Scanning, location alerts, and crows-flight navigation
  • PC Programming and Control (No Uniden Software included or developed, 3rd Party Only)
  • Signal Strength display
  • USB standard connectivity USB Mini-B for program/control/update/power

Keys

Technical

  • 25,000 Channels
  • 20 Groups per System
  • 12 Service Searches - Public Safety, News, HAM Radio, Marine, Railroad, Air, CB Radio, FRS/GMRS, Racing, FM Broadcast, Military Air, and Special (Itinerant)
  • 500 (250 Temporary + 250 Permanent) Search Lockouts
  • 16 character text tagging for each system, site, group, channel, talkgroup, search range, location, Tone-out, and SAME group

Features

In the Box

  • BCD325P2 Scanner w Battery Cover
  • Rechargeable Batteries (2 AA Ni-Mh 2300mah)
  • Semi-Flexible antenna (BNC) - Uniden BATG0481001
  • USB to USB Mini B cable(Programming/Charging/Control)
    • Maybe necessary to purchase separate USB charger
  • Hand strap
  • Owner’s manual
  • Belt Clip (Already attached w 2 screws)

Frequency Coverage

  • 25.0000 - 512.0000 MHz
  • 758.0000 - 823.9875 MHz
  • 849.0125 - 868.9875 MHz
  • 894.0125 - 960.0000 MHz
  • DOES NOT COVER 1240.0000 - 1300.0000 MHz mistake made from copying from previous gen specs see BCD396XT

Frequency Step Chart

This chart shows Lower Edge and Upper Edge in MHz followed by mode and Step in kHz.

  • 25.0000 27.9950 AM 5.0
  • 28.0000 29.6800 NFM 20.0
  • 29.7000 49.9900 NFM 10.0
  • 50.0000 53.9800 NFM 20.0
  • 54.0000 71.9500 WFM 50.0
  • 72.0000 75.9950 FM 5.0
  • 76.0000 87.9500 WFM 50.0
  • 88.0000 107.9000 FMB 100.0
  • 108.0000 136.9750 AM 25.0
  • 137.0000 143.9875 NFM 12.5
  • 144.0000 147.9950 NFM 5.0
  • 148.0000 150.7875 NFM 12.5
  • 150.8000 161.9950 NFM 5.0
  • 162.0000 173.9875 NFM 12.5
  • 174.0000 215.9500 WFM 50.0
  • 216.0000 224.9800 NFM 20.0
  • 225.0000 379.9750 AM 25.0
  • 380.0000 512.0000 NFM 12.5
  • 758.0000 775.9875 NFM 12.5
  • 794.0000 805.9875 NFM 12.5
  • 806.0000 823.9875 NFM 12.5
  • 849.0125 868.9875 NFM 12.5
  • 894.0125 960.0000 NFM 12.5

Courtesy of Universal Radio Inc.

FM Bandwidths

Modulation & Steps AM, NFM, FM, WFM, or FMB. 5, 6.25, 7.5, 8.33, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25, 50, or 100 kHz

  • NFM: ~7.5 kHz deviation
  • FM: ~15 kHz deviation
  • FMB: ~75 kHz deviation
  • WFM: >100 kHz deviation

Power Requirements

  • Power requirements: 2 AA batteries (2.05v or higher) or 5V DC ≥300mA or AC/DC USB A adapter w 5v ≥300ma.

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

System Voices


An upgrade (some are paid upgrades) is required for these modes

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