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Uniden BC246T Scanner Specifications



  • Rebanding supported? YES
  • 1600 Channels Typical / 2500 Maximum
  • Dynamically Allocated Channel Memory - Makes It Easier to Program and Use Your Scanner Without Wasting Channels
  • TrunkTracker III Technology - So you can keep up with the action on Motorola, EDACS and LTR systems
  • Close Call™ RF Capture Technology - Instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters
  • Alpha Tagging** - Systems, Channel Groups, Channels, Search Ranges, and SAME Groups
  • Adjustable ID Delay (per System)
  • SAME Weather Alert - Specific Area Message Encoding - During a NOAA Weather or Emergency Alert, a code for your specific location will alert you to severe conditions in your immediate area
  • 10 Custom Search Ranges - Helps you find unlisted frequencies in use in your area
  • Auto search and store frequencies from Conventional Systems, Service Search, Custom Search, and Close Call Search
  • Auto search and store IDs from Trunking Systems
  • 10 Preprogrammed Service Searches - Public Safety, Railroad (by channel), Air, Marine (by channel), CB (by channel), GMRS/FRS (by channel), News Media, Ham Radio and Special
  • Automatic Repeater Reverse - Automatically Tunes to the Repeater Output Frequency When It Finds a Transmission on a Common Input Frequency
  • DCS/CTCSS Rapid Decode - Instantly Detects and Displays the Subaudible Tone So You Can Quickly Determine the System Settings
  • Pager Skip - Skips Transmissions on Common Pager Frequencies During Search and Close Call Operation
  • Channel Alert - Alerts You When Channels You Specify Become Active
  • Backlit Display** - Lets You Adjust the Backlight So It Turns on When Squelch Opens, When You Press Any Key, or Manually
  • PC Control - Includes a PC Cable So You Can Transfer Information into Your Scanner Using Your Computer (Demo Software or Purchase direct from Uniden.)
  • Frequency Coverage*** - 25-54, 108-174, 216-225, 400-512, 806-956, 1240-1300 MHz (Excluding Cellular)

Usage Tips

If you have a tip/trick, please contribute!

  • Don't forget that pushing down on the scroll knob is the same as pushing the "Yes"/"E" button.
  • Pressing the on/off button briefly will take you out of the menu system.
  • A DC power plug can be found here
    • Use Adaptaplug B for the radio connection


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