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* ARC8 from [http://www.butelsoftware.com BuTel] (Available through Scanner Master. Also supports UBCT-8)
 
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Latest revision as of 08:37, 14 October 2020

BCT8

BearTracker Warning System with 800 MHz TrunkTracker III

General Specifications

Features

  • Can be updated to support Rebanding? YES
    • See Section 7.1 of the Rebanding article for the firmware link
  • Frequency Coverage
    • 25-54
    • 108-174
    • 400-512
    • 806-956 (excluding cellular)
  • TrunkTracker III
  • 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
  • 250 User Programmable Memories in 5 banks of 50 each
  • 100 ch/sec Scan Speed (max)
  • BearTracker Warning System - Alerts you to activity on Highway Patrol link frequencies to let you know if there is activity within about 3 miles of your location.
  • Preprogrammed Highway Patrol Frequencies by State - Helps you to quickly find frequencies likely to be active where you are.
  • 5 scanlist of 10 ID's each per bank
  • 5 Priority channels with Priority Scan
  • Priority IDs
  • Motorola Control Channel Only scanning option in Menu
  • Motorola Status Bits
  • 9 Preprogrammed Service Searchs - Makes finding interesting active frequencies even easier.
  • 13 Search bands
  • Search Lockouts - Lets you lock out frequencies that have continuous or uninteresting communications so that searching is faster.
  • Backlit Display - At the push of a button, our unique luminescent LCD screen is backlit so messages are easily read in low-light situations
  • Data skip
  • PC interface/cloning

Reference

  • To reset the scanner (erases all programming):
    • 1. Turn off the scanner.
    • 2. While holding down 2, 9 and "State" keys, turn on the scanner. "Clear" appears for about 5 seconds as the scanner clears its memory.
  • To display the firmware version of the scanner:
    • 1. Turn off the scanner.
    • 2. While holding down 2, 9 and 4 keys, turn on the scanner. The version number, with no other information, is displayed right away.

Related Pages

Reviews and User Opinions

Supporting Software

  • ARC8 from BuTel (Available through Scanner Master. Also supports UBCT-8)

Mailing Lists/forums

BCT8 Scanners for Sale


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