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'''300 Channel Programmable Handheld Scanner with TrunkTracker II'''
 
'''300 Channel Programmable Handheld Scanner with TrunkTracker II'''
  
12 Bands, TrunkTracker II, One Touch Weather. TrunkTracker II - Monitors the following systems: Motorola Type I, Type II, Type IIi Hybrid and EDACS 9600 Baud.
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12 Bands, TrunkTracker II, One Touch Weather. TrunkTracker II  
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==Specifications==
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===Limits===
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* 300 channels, 10 banks of 30 channels each
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* 10 scan lists, each holding 10 tgs per trunk bank
  
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===Frequency Coverage (Mhz)===
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* 29-54 in 5 khz steps
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* 137-174 in 5 khz steps
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* 108-137 in 12.5 khz steps
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* 406-512 in 12.5 khz steps
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* 806-956 in 12.5 khz steps
  
==General Specifications==
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===Power Requirements===
* [[Rebanding]] supported? <font color=red> NO </font>
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* 4.8 vDC at 800 mAh
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===Features===
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* Can be updated to support [[Rebanding]]? {{color|red|NO}}
 
* Trunk Scan & Search
 
* Trunk Scan & Search
 
* Cloning Capability
 
* Cloning Capability
 
* Computer Interface
 
* Computer Interface
* 12 Bands Including Aircraft
 
* Includes 800 MHz
 
* 300 Channels
 
 
* Rechargeable Ni-Cd Battery Included
 
* Rechargeable Ni-Cd Battery Included
 
* Trunk Lockout
 
* Trunk Lockout
 
* Trunk Delay
 
* Trunk Delay
* Preprogrammed Service Search - Makes finding interesting active frequencies even easier.
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* Preprogrammed Service Search - 5 banks including NOAA service search
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==The owner's manual==
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* [https://www.manualslib.com/manual/184929/Uniden-Bc-245xlt.html  BC245XLT Manual]
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* [http://www.signalharbor.com/bc245xlt.html Manual Corrections]
  
==Owner's Manual==
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==RR System Compatibility==
[http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BC245XLTom.pdf PDF]
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This scanner is compatible with the following Trunking System Types and System Voices used in the RadioReference Database for trunking systems in the VHF, UHF, 800 and 900 Mhz ranges;
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* System Types:
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** Motorola Type I
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** Motorola Type II
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** Motorola Type IIi Hybrid
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** Motorola Type II Smartnet
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** Motorola Type II Smartzone
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** Motorola Type II Smartzone Omnilink
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** EDACS Standard (Wide)
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** EDACS Standard Networked
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*System Voices:
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** Analog
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===Related Pages===
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* [[The BC245 Trunking FAQ]]
  
 
==Modifications==
 
==Modifications==
 
* [http://www.discriminator.nl/ubc245xlt/index-en.html Discriminator Tap information]
 
* [http://www.discriminator.nl/ubc245xlt/index-en.html Discriminator Tap information]
* [http://strongsignals.net/access/content/mods.html Strong Signals mods page]
 
* See items 14 thru 16
 
* [http://n7olq.home.att.net/Radio/245sound.htm Sound Enhancement]
 
* [http://home.hvc.rr.com/bpetrow/bc245sqltl.jpg BC245 Squelch Mod]
 
 
* [http://www.qsl.net/kc8unj/projects/bc245xlt.html Converting the 245 to use AA cells]
 
* [http://www.qsl.net/kc8unj/projects/bc245xlt.html Converting the 245 to use AA cells]
* [http://www.racescanners.com/%7Edraley/repairs.htm Frequency Fan Club Modifications]
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* '''CAUTION''' This procedure will completely erase all memories.  
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** To clear the memory, while powering the scanner up, hold '''2+9+MAN'''. The display will flash '''CLEAr''' a couple of times, then the display will return with all banks open and all frequencies reading zero.
  
 
==Reviews and User Opinions==
 
==Reviews and User Opinions==
 
* [http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/2131 EHam user reviews of the 245]
 
* [http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/2131 EHam user reviews of the 245]
* [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/reviews/reviews.cgi?type=display&rtype=rev&class=recv&num=029 Strong Signals Review of the 245 (5 sec delay version)]
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==Related Pages==
 
* [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/content/bc245faq.html 245 FAQ at Strong Signals]
 
* [http://home.earthlink.net/~dougfisher/scanner.html The 245 Resource Website]
 
 
 
 
==Supporting Software==
 
==Supporting Software==
* The '''BC245Int/Senss''' program is available in the files area of the BC245XLT Yahoo group
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; Non Windows OS
** [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_011.html BC245int/Senss Review at Strong Signals]
 
** [http://www.mousetrap.net/~mouse/scanner/245itut.html BC245int Tutorial]
 
** The BC245Int Yahoo group can be found [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bc245int/ here]
 
* [http://www.freqofnature.com/software/controlfreqjr/index.html Control Freq Jr.]
 
** [http://strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_004.html BC245eXLT Quick Programmer Review at Strong Signals]
 
** Since renamed to Control Freq Jr.
 
* [http://personal.lig.bellsouth.net/lig/k/d/kd5eis/IDTracker/IDTracker.htm IDTracker]
 
** [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_005.html IDTracker Review at Strong Signals]
 
**  '''NOTE''' IDTracker has since been enhanced to fully support the 245
 
* [http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/1552/radioctl.html RadioCtl]
 
** [http://strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_009.html RadioCtl Review at Strong Signals]
 
* [http://www.scancat.com Scancat]
 
* [http://www.scancat.com/scancat-lite-plus.html Scancat Lite Plus]
 
** [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_013.html Scancat Lite Plus Review at Strong Signals]
 
** The Scancat Yahoo Group can be found [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Scancat/ here]
 
 
* [http://www.obairlann.net/~reaper/sctl/ sctl]
 
* [http://www.obairlann.net/~reaper/sctl/ sctl]
* [http://www.scannersoft.com Scan Control]
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* [http://www.unitrunker.com/tuner.html tuner]
** [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_014.html Scan Control Lite Review at Strong Signals]
 
** [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_015.html Scan Control Full version Review at Strong Signals]
 
** The Scan Control Yahoo Group can be found  [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ScanControl/ here]
 
* [http://www.bc245xlt.com/ Scan Pro 245]
 
** [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_002.html Scan Pro 245 Review at Strong Signals]
 
* [http://www.bc245xlt.com/sp245.htm Scan Pro 245 for the Palm OS]
 
* [http://users.netropolis.net/maverick/Scanners/T2Recall.htm T2Recall]
 
* [http://www.scanstar.com/products/trunkstarpro.htm Trunkstar Pro]
 
* [http://www.scanstar.com/products/tsxlt.htm Trunkstar XLT]
 
  
==Yahoo Groups and Mailing Lists==
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; Windows OS
* [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BC245XLT/ BC245XLT Yahoo group]
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* [http://www.blackbagsoftware.com/bc245xlt/index.html Black Bag Software]
* [http://www.radioreference.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=82 RadioReference Uniden Forum]
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** Palm OS version available 
* [http://strongsignals.net/access/forums/viewforum.php?f=29 Strong Signals Uniden Forum]
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* [[Uniden Legacy Software Support]]
  
==.Zip/.Exe file downloads==
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==Mailing Lists / Forums==
* [http://www.kenji-d.com/scanning/files/245%20Backup.exe BC245 backup]
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* [https://forums.radioreference.com/forums/uniden-forums.82/ RadioReference Uniden forum]
** [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_003.html BC245 Backup Review at Strong Signals]
 
  
== eBay Listings ==
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==BC245XLT Scanners for Sale==
<ebay>Uniden ("BC-245XLT","BC245XLT")</ebay>
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*[[BC245XLT eBay Listings]]
  
  
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[[Category:Uniden Scanners]]
 
[[Category:Uniden Scanners]]
 
[[Category:Handheld Scanners]]
 
[[Category:Handheld Scanners]]
[[Category:Trunking Scanners]]
 
 
[[Category:Analog Trunktrackers]]
 
[[Category:Analog Trunktrackers]]
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[[Category:Radio Models]]

Latest revision as of 18:33, 15 October 2020

BC245XLT

300 Channel Programmable Handheld Scanner with TrunkTracker II

12 Bands, TrunkTracker II, One Touch Weather. TrunkTracker II

Specifications

Limits

  • 300 channels, 10 banks of 30 channels each
  • 10 scan lists, each holding 10 tgs per trunk bank

Frequency Coverage (Mhz)

  • 29-54 in 5 khz steps
  • 137-174 in 5 khz steps
  • 108-137 in 12.5 khz steps
  • 406-512 in 12.5 khz steps
  • 806-956 in 12.5 khz steps

Power Requirements

  • 4.8 vDC at 800 mAh

Features

  • Can be updated to support Rebanding? NO
  • Trunk Scan & Search
  • Cloning Capability
  • Computer Interface
  • Rechargeable Ni-Cd Battery Included
  • Trunk Lockout
  • Trunk Delay
  • Preprogrammed Service Search - 5 banks including NOAA service search

The owner's manual

RR System Compatibility

This scanner is compatible with the following Trunking System Types and System Voices used in the RadioReference Database for trunking systems in the VHF, UHF, 800 and 900 Mhz ranges;

  • 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
  • System Voices:
    • Analog

Related Pages

Modifications

  • Discriminator Tap information
  • Converting the 245 to use AA cells
  • CAUTION This procedure will completely erase all memories.
    • To clear the memory, while powering the scanner up, hold 2+9+MAN. The display will flash CLEAr a couple of times, then the display will return with all banks open and all frequencies reading zero.

Reviews and User Opinions

Supporting Software

Non Windows OS
Windows OS

Mailing Lists / Forums

BC245XLT Scanners for Sale


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