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==General Specifications==
 
==General Specifications==
 
===Features===
 
===Features===
* [[Rebanding]] supported? <font color=red> NO </font>
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* Can be updated to support [[Rebanding]]? {{color|red|NO}}
 
* Coverage:
 
* Coverage:
** 25-512 MHz
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** 25-512 [[MHz]]
 
** 806-956 MHz
 
** 806-956 MHz
 
** 1240-1300 MHz
 
** 1240-1300 MHz
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* VFO Control
 
* VFO Control
 
* 100 cps scan rate
 
* 100 cps scan rate
* 1000 Channels in 10 Banks
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* 500 Channels in 10 Banks
 
* 10 Priority Channels with Priority Plus
 
* 10 Priority Channels with Priority Plus
 
* Priority IDs with Priority Plus IDs
 
* Priority IDs with Priority Plus IDs
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* Adjustable scan/search delay/resume
 
* Adjustable scan/search delay/resume
 
* 10 scan lists with 10 ID’s each per bank
 
* 10 scan lists with 10 ID’s each per bank
* Motorola Control Channel Only scanning
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* 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
 
* Motorola Status Bits
 
* Motorola Status Bits
 
* EDACS partial talkgroup IDs
 
* EDACS partial talkgroup IDs
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* Adjustable scan/search delay/resume
 
* Adjustable scan/search delay/resume
 
* Repeater Reverse
 
* Repeater Reverse
* [[CTCSS]] and [[DCS]] [[Automatic_CTCSS_identification|automatic identification]]
 
 
* [[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.
 
* [[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.
 
* [[Channel Alert]]
 
* [[Channel Alert]]
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* Tape-out and selectable record
 
* Tape-out and selectable record
 
* Strong signal attenuation
 
* Strong signal attenuation
* AM/FM/WFM Modes
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* [[AM]]/[[FM]]/[[WFM]] Modes
 
* 12 Preprogrammed Service Searches
 
* 12 Preprogrammed Service Searches
 
* 10 Custom search ranges
 
* 10 Custom search ranges
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*System Voices:
 
*System Voices:
 
** Analog
 
** Analog
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===Power Requirements===
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*  12/13.8V DC 700mA Center Tip POS
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** Uniden Part No. AD580U - Ac Adapter (13.8V 700mA)
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** RS Enercell AC Adapter Cat. No. 273-316
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** RS Adaptaplug Type: "M" (Navy) 5.5mm O.D. 2.1mm RS part no.273-344
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==Owner's Manual==
 
==Owner's Manual==
[http://www.uniden.com/pdf/BC780XLTom.pdf PDF]
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[http://www.uniden.info/download/ompdf/BC780XLTom.pdf BC780XLTom (PDF)]
 
 
==Modifications==
 
* [http://www.mods.dk/view.php?ModelId=684 Mods.DK listing]
 
* [http://www.racescanners.com/%7Edraley/repairs.htm Frequency Fan Club Modifications]
 
  
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==Reviews and User Opinions==
 
==Reviews and User Opinions==
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* [https://www.scannerschool.com/looking-back-at-the-uniden-bc780xlt/ Scanner School - Looking Back at the Uniden BC80XLT]
 
;eHam  
 
;eHam  
 
* [http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/1287 BC780XLT (1)]
 
* [http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/1287 BC780XLT (1)]
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* [http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/2142 UBC780XLT (Euro/Aus version)]
 
* [http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/2142 UBC780XLT (Euro/Aus version)]
  
;UKMidlandscanner
 
* [http://www.ukmidlandscanner.co.uk/780rev.htm (U)BC780XLT review at ukmidlandscanner]
 
  
 
==Related Pages==
 
==Related Pages==
* [http://strongsignals.net/access/clubs/bc780xlt/ BC780XLT Info Center]  
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* [https://www.qsl.net/n4yek/uniden.htm  How to Program the BC780XLT for LTR]
* [http://www.bc780xlt.com/ BC780XLT Official Home Page]
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* [http://www.angelfire.com/electronic/andysprogram/780dummies.txt Programming the BC780XLT for Dummies]  
* [http://myweb.accessus.net/~090/bc-780xlt.html BC780XLT Scanning Tips and Tricks] from Anthony W. Haukap
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20050508042933/http://mods.dk/view.php?ArticleId=2390 BC780XLT squelch mod]
** '''NOTE:''' A section is devoted to discriminator and slicer tap points
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==Supporting Software==
 
==Supporting Software==
; DOS Software
 
* [http://pw2.netcom.com/~agia/bc895.html AGIA page]
 
 
 
; Linux Software  
 
; Linux Software  
* [http://radio.linux.org.au/pkgdetail.phtml?sectpat=rigcontrol&ordpat=title&descpat=&pkgid=303 BC780XLT Display Tool]
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* [http://www.unitrunker.com/tuner.html Tuner]
* [http://hamradio.sm5sxl.net/ sprog]  
 
  
 
; Other OS Software
 
; Other OS Software
* [http://www.geocities.com/onecave/ Con780 (Mac Software)]
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* [http://www.obairlann.net/~reaper/sctl/ sctl]
* [http://www.qsl.net/ke9zm/java780/java780.html Java780]
 
* [http://www.bc780xlt.net/sp780.htm Scan Pro 780 for the Palm OS]
 
  
 
; Windows Software  
 
; Windows Software  
* Andy's 780XLT Programmer is available from the Uniden BC780XLT Yahoo group
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* [http://www.uniden.info/download/index.cfm?s=BC7 E-Scanner]
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com/ ARC780]
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* [http://dx.torensma.net/ Uniden Commander]
** Strong Signals [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/reviews/reviews.cgi?type=display&rtype=rev&class=soft&num=007  Review]
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* [[Uniden Legacy Software Support]]
**[http://www.ukmidlandscanner.co.uk/arcrev.htm ARC780 review at ukmidlandscanner]
 
** The Yahoo Group for ARC780 can be found [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/arc780-software/ here]
 
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com/ ARC-EasyStream]
 
* [http://www.freqofnature.com/software/controlfreqjr/index.html Control Freq Jr.]
 
** Strong Signals [http://strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_004.html Review]
 
* [http://bellsouthpwp.net/k/d/kd5eis/IDTracker/IDTracker.htm IDTracker]
 
** Strong Signals [http://strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_005.html Review] of version 1.4
 
* [http://www.proscan.org/index.htm ProScan]
 
** The ProScan support forum can be found [http://www.proscan.org/phpbb/index.php here]
 
* [http://www.scancat.com/scg-win2.html Scancat Gold for Windows] 
 
* [http://www.scancat.com/scancat-lite-plus.html Scancat Lite Plus]
 
** Strong Signals [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_013.html Review]
 
** [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Scancat/ Scancat Yahoo group]
 
* [http://www.scannersoft.com Scan Control]
 
** Strong Signals [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_014.html Review] of the Lite version (3.3)
 
** Strong Signals [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_015.html Review] of the full version (4.2)
 
** [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ScanControl Scan Control Yahoo group]
 
* [http://www.obairlann.net/~reaper/sctl/ sctl]
 
* [http://www.bc780xlt.net/ Scan Pro 780]
 
* [http://www.scanstar.com/products/tsxlt.htm Trunkstar XLT]
 
* [http://www.scanstar.net/products/trunkstarpro.htm Trunkstar Pro]
 
 
 
== Mailing lists and web forums ==
 
;{{color|red|RadioReference}}
 
* [http://www.radioreference.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=82 Uniden forum]
 
  
;StrongSignals
 
* [http://strongsignals.net/access/clubs/bc780xlt/ 780 Info Center]
 
* [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/forums/viewforum.php?f=29&sid=a008fecb4f59406385d1ff0cbe328c9c Uniden Forum]
 
  
;Yahoo! Groups
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== Mailing lists / forums ==
* [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BC780XLT/ BC780XLT]
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* {{Forum|uniden-forums.82|RadioReference Uniden}}
* [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/UnidenBC780XLT/ UnidenBC780XLT]
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; Facebook
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/448987651918830 Radio Scanner World]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/667031203353717 Radio Scanners]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/4188584134 Scanner Enthusiasts]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/2889562301118379 Radio Scanner Help and Chat]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/UnidenScanners Uniden Scanners]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/UBScanners Uniden Bearcat Scanners]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/1480421685608148 Uniden Bearcat Scanner Fan Club]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/923164271205464 Uniden Bearcat Scanner Owners UK]
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; Groups.io
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* [https://groups.io/g/radioprogramming Radio Programming]
  
== eBay Listings ==
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==BC780XLT Scanners for Sale==
<ebay>Uniden ("BC-780XLT","BC780XLT")</ebay>
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*[[BC780XLT eBay Listings]]
  
  
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[[Category:Uniden Scanners]]
 
[[Category:Uniden Scanners]]
 
[[Category:Desktop Scanners]]
 
[[Category:Desktop Scanners]]
[[Category:Trunking Scanners]]
 
 
[[Category:Analog Trunktrackers]]
 
[[Category:Analog Trunktrackers]]
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[[Category:Mobile Scanners]]
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[[Category:Radio Models]]

Latest revision as of 12:58, 12 April 2021

BC780XLT

500 Channels/10 Preprogrammed Service Searches/2 Line Alpha Display/TrunkTracker III/S.A.M.E. Weather Alert


General Specifications

Features

  • Can be updated to support Rebanding? NO
  • Coverage:
    • 25-512 MHz
    • 806-956 MHz
    • 1240-1300 MHz
  • TrunkTracker III
  • I-Call monitoring
  • VFO Control
  • 100 cps scan rate
  • 500 Channels in 10 Banks
  • 10 Priority Channels with Priority Plus
  • Priority IDs with Priority Plus IDs
  • CTCSS and DCS automatic identification
  • TrunkTracker III with Control-Channel Only scanning and I-Call monitoring
  • SAME Weather Alert
  • Adjustable scan/search delay/resume
  • 10 scan lists with 10 ID’s each per bank
  • 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
  • Motorola Status Bits
  • EDACS partial talkgroup IDs
  • EDACS Patch Tracking
  • 16-character Alpha Tagging - Bank Channel and Search Range
  • Adjustable scan/search delay/resume
  • Repeater Reverse
  • 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.
  • Channel Alert
  • RS232 serial port (DB9) for computer control, cloning
  • Tape-out and selectable record
  • Strong signal attenuation
  • AM/FM/WFM Modes
  • 12 Preprogrammed Service Searches
  • 10 Custom search ranges
  • Auto store
  • Selectable Steps
  • Base/Moble Design
  • Full Backlit Controls
  • Full Frequency LCD Display
  • Data skip

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
  • System Voices:
    • Analog

Power Requirements

  • 12/13.8V DC 700mA Center Tip POS
    • Uniden Part No. AD580U - Ac Adapter (13.8V 700mA)
    • RS Enercell AC Adapter Cat. No. 273-316
    • RS Adaptaplug Type: "M" (Navy) 5.5mm O.D. 2.1mm RS part no.273-344


Owner's Manual

BC780XLTom (PDF)


Reviews and User Opinions

eHam


Related Pages


Supporting Software

Linux Software
Other OS Software
Windows Software


Mailing lists / forums

Facebook
Groups.io

BC780XLT Scanners for Sale


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