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* Broadcast signal ignore while searching (TV and radio station frequencies, pagers, etc)
 
* Broadcast signal ignore while searching (TV and radio station frequencies, pagers, etc)
* Quick Recall – quickly navigates to a specific Channel by choosing the System, Group, and Channel.
 
 
* Duplicate Channel Alert
 
* Duplicate Channel Alert
 
* Data Skip
 
* Data Skip

Revision as of 11:24, 29 September 2008

Bearcat BCD396XT digital Trunktracker IV


Uniden's APCO-25 Capable portable Trunktracker scanner with Dynamic Memory Architecture.


Specifications

Limits

  • Channels: 25,000 maximum
  • Systems: 500 maximum
  • Groups per system: 20 maximum
  • Talkgroups per trunked system: 500 maximum
  • Channels per conventional system: 1000 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
  • Startup Keys: 10
  • System Number Tagging: 999
  • Channel Number Tagging: 999
  • Preprogrammed Service Search Bands: 12

Frequency Coverage

  • 25.0000 - 512.0000 MHz
  • 763.0000 - 775.9875 MHz
  • 793.0000 - 823.9875 MHz
  • 849.0125 - 868.9875 MHz
  • 894.0125 - 960.0000 MHz
  • 1240.0000 - 1300.0000 MHz

Power Requirements

Features

Bold features are newly added in this model over the BCD396T.

  • Rebanding supported? YES
  • APCO25 Digital Audio decoding
  • Support for P25 Conventional channels that include NAC and TGID user differentiation (P25 One-Frequency Trunk)
  • Adaptive Digital Threshold - Automatically sets the digital decode threshold for APCO 25 systems
  • TrunkTracker IV with Control-Channel Only scanning and I-Call monitoring
  • EDACS ESK support
  • Close Call
  • Close Call Temporary Store
  • GPS Support for location-based scanning, location alerts, and crows-flight navigation
  • Supported step sizes: 5, 6.25, 7.5, 8.33, 10, 12.5,15, 20, 25, 50 or 100 kHz
  • Fire Tone Out Alert
  • Fire Tone Out Search - built-in frequency counter displays the received tones.
  • Band Scope - gives a graphic representation of signal activity.
  • Multi-color display backlight
  • Motorola Control Channel Only trunking
  • Multi-Site support
  • DCS/CTCSS Rapid Decode
  • NAC decoding
  • Temporary Lockout
  • Startup Configuration
  • System / Channel Number Tagging - provides rapid access to a specific system or channel.
  • 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
  • Individual channel volume offset
  • Intermediate Frequency Exchange - changes the IF used for a selected frequency to help avoid image and other mixer-product interference on a frequency.
  • Key Safe Mode - lets you hand the scanner to a novice user and prevent programming from being modified.
  • Private Systems - lets you flag a system so that it cannot be read out of the scanner or modified.
  • 12 Service Searches - 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
  • Priority ID Scan on trunked systems
  • Preemptive Priority on Motorola analog systems
  • Quick-Access Search Keys
  • Negative Channel dropout delay (forced resume)
  • Signal Strength display
  • Battery level display
  • LCD and Keypad Backlight
  • Adjustable (0-5 sec) scan delay
  • Adjustable Hold (scan duration 0-255 sec) per system, custom or service search
  • 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)
  • Duplicate Channel Alert
  • Data Skip
  • Key Lock
  • PC Programming and Control
  • Wired Cloning
  • On-Air Cloning
  • Battery saver
  • Antenna Connector: SMA

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
    • Motorola Type II VOC
    • EDACS Standard (Wide)
    • EDACS Standard Networked
    • EDACS Narrowband (Narrow)
    • EDACS Narrowband Networked
    • EDACS SCAT
    • EDACS ESK (not ProVoice)
    • LTR Standard
    • Project 25 Standard
  • System Voices:
    • Analog
    • Analog and APCO-25 Common Air Interface
    • APCO-25 Common Air Interface Exclusive

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