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'''Third Party'''
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* [ ARC-Patrol for Uniden HomePatrol-1]
* [ ARC-Patrol for Uniden HomePatrol-1]
** The support forum for this software can be found [ here]
* [ Command-line utility for HomePatrol (Extreme Edition)]
* [ Command-line utility for HomePatrol (Extreme Edition)]

Revision as of 16:20, 4 April 2021


Uniden APCO-25 Capable Trunktracker scanner. This scanner began shipping in September 2010 and is discontinued.


  • Rebanding supported? YES The Sentinel software will import tables for identified rebanded systems from the RadioReference database.

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Power Requirements

Power may be supplied by batteries or a permanent AC or DC source, described as follows:

  • 4 x AA size Rechargeable NiMH Batteries (2300mAh) (included)
  • 4 x AA size Alkaline Batteries (not included)
  • AC Adapter (AC 120V 60Hz 9V 800mA Regulated) (included)
  • DC Adapter (DC 12V to DC 9V 800mA Regulated) (included)Insert non-formatted text here

Features (Current Version 2)

  • System support:
    • APCO 25 Trunked and Conventional
    • Motorola Analog and Mixed Digital
    • EDACS Narrow and Wide
    • LTR
    • Conventional
  • 2 GB micro SD for storing favorites lists and recording transmissions
  • Factory programmed for all known radio systems in the United States and Canada
  • Zip code entry for instant reception of local Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • City selection for instant reception of local services
  • Autolocate that can quickly find local systems even if you don’t know where you are
  • Scan multiple Favorites Lists (up to 256) and/or the Full Database
  • Create new or edit existing systems in the Sentinel Software
  • Connectible to a GPS accessory receiver (not included) for precise system selection and continuing reselection when traveling
  • Better location precision for departments and sites that allows you to also define a location and range using up to 32 rectangles instead just of a single circle
  • Has the ability to scan by service types i.e. Fire, Police, Railroad, etc.
  • Per-channel delay/resume
  • ID Search stops on all (unavoided) IDs even if the ID is not in HomePatrol's database
  • Unit ID Tagging
  • Instant replay plays back up to 240 seconds (4 minutes) of the most recent transmissions.
  • One-touch recording to capture transmissions for later playback
  • Temporary or permanent system/department/site/channel avoid (lockout)
  • CTCSS/DCS/NAC tone decode that displays CTCSS tones/DCS codes and NAC codes being received
  • The ability to quickly store CTCSS, DCS, or NAC tones
  • The ability to quickly save a found Unit ID
  • Per-channel volume offset
  • Channel Alerts
  • Text Tagging allows you to name each system, site, department, channel, talk group ID, location, and SAME group using up to 37 characters per name
  • USB connection to PC for updates through HomePatrol-1 Sentinel software
  • Weather Alert Standby (SAME)
  • Signal Strength Meter
  • Standby options include clock display or weather alert
  • Shutdown timer (up to 3 hours)
  • Optional car mount kit
  • Built-in Battery Charger

Extreme Features

  • Complete programming with the scanner lets you edit existing systems in Favorites Lists and create new systems without the software
  • Trunked System Load/Reception Status tool
  • EDACS/LTR LCN Monitor
  • Current Trunked System Activity Log
  • Talk Group Converter for P25/Motorola DEC to HEX and EDACS AFS to DEC
  • EDACS/LTR LCN Finder
  • A RF Power Plot
  • Band Scope Mode
  • Raw Data Output
  • Trunking Discovery monitors system traffic on a trunked radio system to find unknown IDs and automatically records audio from and logs new channels for later review and identification
  • Conventional Discovery searches a range of frequencies to find unknown frequencies and automatically records audio from and logs new channels for later review and identification
  • A Limit Search to search a range of frequencies for activity

Frequency Coverage

  • 25.0000 - 512.0000 MHz
  • 758.0000 - 823.9875 MHz
  • 849.0125 - 868.9875 MHz
  • 894.0125 - 960.0000 MHz
  • 1240.0000 - 1300.0000 MHz

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 Voices:
    • Analog
    • Analog and APCO-25 Common Air Interface
    • APCO-25 Common Air Interface Exclusive

Product Reviews

Related Pages


Antenna Related

  • Uniden SMA to BNC adapter SKU# BYYG1542001
  • Radio Shack BNC Right Angle Adapter P/N# 278-116 (Note: Square sided version is more ridged and keeps the antenna upright)
  • Radio Shack SMA Male to SMA Male Coupler P/N# 278-0009
  • Radio Shack SMA Male to SMA Female Right-Angle Adapter P/N# 278-0010
  • Radio Shack SMA Female to BNC Female with 19.68" RG-316 P/N# 278-0011
  • Radio Shack SMA Female to SO239 Female with 19.68"RG-316 Cable P/N# 278-0012

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