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Bearcat BCD396T digital Trunktracker IV
3 batteries
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Uniden's APCO-25 Capable portable Trunktracker scanner with Dynamic Memory Architecture.



  • Channels: 6000 maximum
  • Systems: 400 maximum
  • Groups per system: 20 maximum
  • Talkgroups per trunked system: 200 maximum
  • Scan Rate: 100 channels per second (conventional mode)
  • System Quick Key range: 0-99
  • Group Quick Key range: 0-9
  • Custom Search Ranges: 10
  • Preprogrammed Service Search Bands: 12

Frequency Coverage

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


  • Rebanding supported? YES
  • APCO25 Digital Audio decoding
  • Adaptive Digital Threshold - Automatically sets the digital decode threshold for APCO 25 systems
  • TrunkTracker IV with Control-Channel Only scanning and I-Call monitoring
  • Close Call
  • Supported step sizes: 5, 6.25, 7.5, 8.33, 10, 12.5,15, 20, 25, 50 or 100 kHz
  • Fire Tone Out Alert
  • DCS/CTCSS Rapid Decode
  • Scan and (selected) Service Search simultaneously
  • Frequency/ID AutoStore - automatically store frequencies from a service or limit search into a conventional system or store talk group IDs into a trunked system
  • 16 character text tagging for each system, group, channel, taklgroup, search range, and SAME group
  • Compatible with BC-RH96 Remote Head
  • Analog and Digital AGC
  • Quick Search
  • 12 Service Searches - frequencies are preset in separate Public Safety, News, HAM Radio, Marine,

Railroad, Air, CB Radio, FRS/GMRS, Racing, TV Broadcast, FM Broadcast, and Special (Itinerant)

  • Custom Search — lets you program up to 10 search ranges
  • SAME Weather Alert
  • Weather Priority
  • Priority Scan with Priority Plus
  • Signal Strength display
  • Battery level display
  • LCD and Keypad Backlight
  • Configurable scan delay
  • Strong signal attenuation
  • Upgradeadable firmware
  • Channel Alert
  • Independent Alert Tone Volume – lets you set the volume level of the following tones: Key Beep, Emergency Alert, Channel Alert, and Close Call Alert.
  • Repeater Reverse
  • Broadcast signal ignore while searching (TV and radio station frequencies, pagers, etc)
  • Dropout Delay
  • Quick Recall – quickly navigates to a specific Channel by choosing the System, Group, and Channel.
  • Duplicate Input Alert
  • Data Skip
  • Key Lock
  • PC Programming and Control
  • Wired Cloning
  • Battery saver
  • Power requirements: 3 AA batteries, 6V DC, or 800mA AC adapter
  • Antenna Connector: SMA


Digital/Analog AGC Tweak Procedures

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