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Uniden's Base/Mobile Digital Trunktracker scanner with Dynamic Memory Architecture and GPS Support. This is a TrunkTracker IV scanner with Motorola Control Channel Only trunking and I-Call monitoring

Started Shipping June 2006. Now discontinued



  • Antenna Connector: BNC
  • Compatible with BC-RH96 Remote Head
  • DIN-E and ISO Vehicle Mountable sleeve included
  • GPS Support for Location Based Scanning, location alerts, and crows-flight navigation
  • LCD and Keypad Backlight
  • Memory Back Up
  • Multi-color display backlight
  • Physical Dimensions: Width 7.33 Height 2.21 Depth 5.94
  • PC Programming and Control
  • Record Out - you can connect an output jack to a VOX controlled recorder or PC sound input to record the received audio.
  • Reversible Display - Lets you reverse the display to mount unit upside down (and hear the speaker from the top)
  • Signal Strength display
  • Single-Handed Function Operation - Tap Function to access F+ key presses. 5 seconds after your last key press, the scanner reverts to non F+ entry (or press Function again to revert sooner).
  • Six-Level Backlighting -Lets you set the display/keypad backlight to any of three brightness levels (or off) and two colors (red or green). Also lets you connect to your vehicle’s dimmer circuit to dim the scanner’s display with the vehicle’s dimmer control
  • Soft Search Keys -Lets you program the keypad’s secondary functions to turn on/off specified search ranges.
  • Strong signal attenuation
  • Trunking Activity Indicators



  • Channels: 6000 maximum
  • Custom Search — lets you program up to 10 search ranges
  • Groups per system: 20 maximum
  • Preprogrammed Service Search Bands: 13
  • 6 Quick-Access Search Keys
  • Scan Rate: 100 channels per second (conventional mode)
  • 13 Service Searches - Public Safety, News, HAM Radio, Marine, Railroad, Air, CB Radio, FRS/GMRS, Racing, TV Broadcast, FM Broadcast, Military Air, and Special (Itinerant)
  • Sites: 1000 maximum, 256 maximum per system
  • Supported step sizes: 5, 6.25, 7.5, 8.33, 10, 12.5,15, 20, 25, 50 or 100 kHz
  • Systems: 500 maximum
  • Talkgroups per trunked system: 250 maximum
  • 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

Frequency Coverage

  • 25 - 512 MHz
  • 764 - 776 MHz
  • 794 - 956 MHz
  • 1240 - 1300 MHz


  • Voltage: 13.8 Volts d.c.
  • Current: less than 750mA (max. rating of included wall wart)
  • Power plug: 5.5mm outer diameter, 2.1mm inner diameter


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 Voices:
    • Analog
    • Analog and APCO-25 Common Air Interface
    • APCO-25 Common Air Interface Exclusive


Related Pages

External Links
Wiki articles

PC Programming and Control

Message Boards/forums


Talkgroup and Frequency display when scanning

Use display mode #2: Toggling the Display Mode To change the display so the channel and frequency or Talk Group ID appear instead of extended channel information, hold on any channel then press F + [0]. The scanner displays Display Mode 2. To return to Mode 1, press F + [0] Mode1 indicates the channel data under the Channel Name. Mode2 indicates the frequencies under the Channel Name for Conventional systems or the TGID number for Trunked systems.

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