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'''Radio control software''' organized by receiver manufacturer. Links to locations where data files for some of these applications may be found in our [[Programming Files]] article. For non-Windows environments, please see our [[Scanner/Receiver Software for Non Windows OS]] article. <br>
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This article will be utilized as a high level index for all the software listed in our wiki.
As newer PCs don't have serial ports, connections must be made between the scanner and the PC through USB. This can present some difficulties in understanding how to configure the connection correctly. Please see our [[Connecting scanners via USB]] article for more information.
 
  
== GRE ==
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==Indexed Groups of Software==
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*[[Amateur Radio Transceiver Control]] - For ham applications and some HF receivers
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*[[Popular Software for GRE Scanners]] - For GRE marketed scanners
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*[[Popular Software for Radio Shack Scanners]]  - For RS marketed scanners
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*[[Receiver Software Applications]] - Mostly for HF receivers, some ham applications
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*[[SDR Software Applications]] - Software that interfaces with or supports Software Defined Radios
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*[[Trunked Radio Decoders]] - For decoding and interpreting the data channel of trunked systems
  
; PSR-100/200
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==Multiple Scanner Support==
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com ARC404]
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These packages support multiple brands of Uniden/RS scanners and GRE/RS/Whistler, and are sometimes preferred over having multiple software packages for each scanner owned;
  
* [http://www.psredit.com/psredit100 PSREdit100]
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* [[Uniden Legacy Software Support]] for non-[[DMA]] Uniden Scanners
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* [[Uniden DMA Software Support]] For the Uniden [[DMA]] Scanners
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* [[Object Oriented Scanner Software]] for the keyboard-enabled GRE/RS/Whistler object oriented scanners
  
; PSR-300/400
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== Other Software ==
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com ARC300]
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Please utilize this area to catalog applications for which we currently have no entries in our scanners or receivers area.  
  
* [http://www.psredit.com/psredit300/index.html PSREdit300]
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* [http://www.datafileinc.com/ Probe] supports the Optocom, Optoscan 456/535 and Optoscan Lite
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** The Yahoo support forum can be found [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Probe-Software/ here]
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* [http://www.scannermaster.com/Mac_Users_of_Police_Scanner_Radios_s/575.htm MAC users of Programming Software (via Scanner Master)]
  
* [http://www.starrsoft.com/software/win97/default.asp Win97]
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== Locally Hosted Software User Guides==
  
; PSR-500/600
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* Use this section to enable users to quickly find which user guides or help pages for software that are hosted on this wiki
  
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com ARC500]
 
  
* [http://bellsouthpwp.net/k/d/kd5eis/IDTracker/IDTracker.htm ID Tracker II]
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; GRE/RS Object Oriented Scanners
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* [[ARC310]]
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* [[ARC500 User Guide]]
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* [[Getting Started with Win500]]
  
* [http://bellsouthpwp.net/k/d/kd5eis/IDTracker/IDTracker.htm ID Tracker III]
 
  
* [http://www.psredit.com/psredit500/index.html PSREdit500]
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; RS PRO-96/Pro-2096
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* [[ARC96]]
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* [[Win96]]
  
* [http://www.starrsoft.com/software/win500/default.asp Win500]
 
  
== Radio Shack ==
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; Uniden DMA Scanners
[[Image:Mainwndsection.gif|thumb|Win96 Screenshot]]
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* [[FreeScan User Guide]]
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com/ ARC83] Closed-source, commercial software for the [[Pro-83]] and PRO-84.  Demo available.
 
  
* [http://www.butel.nl/products/arc96/arc96.html ARC96 for the PRO-96/2096]
 
  
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com ARC135 software for PRO-135 and PRO-136]
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; Uniden Home Patrol
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* [[ARCPATROL]]
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* [[Sentinel User's Guide]]
  
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com ARC137 software for PRO-137 race scanner]
 
  
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com ARC160 software for PRO-160 and PRO-162 scanners]
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; Other Software Packages
 
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* [[IScan Installation and Tips]]
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com ARC300 software for PRO163 / PRO164 / PSR300 / PSR400 / PRO-97 / PRO-2055] Note that 97/2055 support is valid from version 1.05
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* [[Media:Pro96Com.pdf|Pro96Com User Guide (PDF)]]
 
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* [[TrunkPCR]]
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com ARC404 software for PRO-404 and PRO-405]
 
 
 
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com ARC433 software for PRO-433/528/PRO-2051]
 
 
 
* [http://bellsouthpwp.net/k/d/kd5eis/IDTracker/IDTracker.htm ID Tracker II / III] PRO-106 / PRO-197
 
 
 
* Load83 is a freeware program available from the [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PRO-83 PRO-83 Yahoo Group]
 
 
 
* Pro96Com - Closed-source software for the MS-Windows platform.  Freely-available, but ''not'' public domain.  Decodes the 9600-baud APCO-P25 control channel information from the [[Pro-96]]/[[Pro-2096]]/[[PSR-500]]/[[PSR-600]]/[[Pro-106]]. Available from the [http://www.psredit.com/pro96com/ PSREdit] web site.
 
 
 
* '''[http://www.antistatic.org/ ProLink]''' - Open-source, GPLed software for MS-Windows.  Supports [[Pro-64]], [[Pro-76]], [[Pro-79]], [[Pro-82]], [[Pro-89]], [[Pro-2016]], [[Pro-2017]], and [[Pro-2041]].
 
 
 
* [http://www.psredit.com/psredit300/index.html PSREdit300] for the [[PSR-300]]/[[PSR-400]]/[[Pro-97]]/[[Pro-2055]]/[[Pro-164]]/[[Pro-163]]
 
 
 
* WinXX series from Don Starr's [http://www.starrsoft.com Starrsoft.com].  Closed-source, commercial software for MS-Windows. 
 
** [http://www.starrsoft.com/freeware/win92/default.asp Win92] for the [[Pro-92]]/[[Pro-2067]]
 
** [http://www.starrsoft.com/freeware/win93/default.asp Win93] for the [[Pro-93]]/[[Pro-2053]]
 
** [http://www.starrsoft.com/freeware/win95/default.asp Win95] for the [[Pro-95]]
 
** [[Win96]] for the [[Pro-96]]/[[Pro-2096]]
 
** [http://www.starrsoft.com/software/win97/default.asp Win97] for the [[Pro-97]]/[[Pro-2055]]/[[Pro-164]]/[[Pro-163]]
 
** [http://www.starrsoft.com/software/win99/default.asp Win99] for the [[Pro-99]]
 
 
 
* ScanBuddy from WD5EAE [http://www.wd5eae.org/Software.html#ScanBuddy ScanBuddy]. Closed-source software for the MS-Windows platform. ScanBuddy monitors Spectrum Sweeper "hits" of the Pro-106/Pro-197/PSR-500/PSR-600 scanners and logs this information including, optionally, audio. Can export selected data to Starrsoft software.
 
 
 
== Uniden ==
 
[[Image:Arc3961.gif|thumb|ARC396 Version 2.0 Screenshot]]
 
[[Image:Avc396.gif|thumb|Advanced Virtual Control BCD396T (AVC396)]]
 
[[Image:IDTracker.gif|thumb|IDTracker Screenshot]]
 
[[Image:Scancontrol.JPG|thumb|ScanControl Screenshot]]
 
[[Image:UnidenCommander.jpg|thumb|UnidenCommander screenshot]]
 
; DOS packages
 
* K3SZ's [http://pw2.netcom.com/~agia/bctrunk.html MS-DOS software] for the [[BC780XLT]] and [[BC895XLT]]
 
 
 
;Windows packages
 
* [[bcTool]] is designed to be a simple, easy to use and above all free application to help you program, control and log your Uniden Bearcat Dynamic Memory Scanner.
 
** [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bctool/ Bctool Yahoo group]
 
 
 
* [http://blackbagsoftware.com BlackBagSoftware.com].  Commercial, MS-Windows software.  Some source code available.
 
** [http://www.bc245xlt.com/ ScanPro] for the [[BC245XLT]]
 
*** Strong Signals [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_002.html Review]
 
** [http://www.bc785d.net/ ScanPro] for the [[BC250D]] and [[BC785D]]
 
**[http://www.bc780xlt.net/ ScanPro] for the [[BC780XLT]]
 
** [http://www.bc895xlt.com/ ScanPro] for the [[BC895XLT]]
 
*** Strong Signals [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_001.html Review]
 
**[http://www.bc780xlt.net/freqlogger.htm Frequency Logger] for all radios above
 
 
 
* [http://www.butelsoftware.com/ BuTel Software's] Advanced Radio Control.  Closed-source, commercial MS-Windows software.  Demo versions are available.
 
** ARC-EazyStream for Uniden BC780/BC785/BC796/BC246T/BCD396T/BR330T BCD996T/BCT15/UBC785 UBC3500/SC230/USC230
 
** ARC8 for the [[BCT8]]
 
** ARC15 Lite,Basic & Pro for the [[BCT15]]
 
** ARC200 for the [[SC200]]
 
** ARC246 for the [[BC246T]]
 
*** [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/arc246t/ ARC246 Yahoo group]
 
** ARC250 Basic & Pro for the [[BC250D]]/[[BC785D]]/[[BC296D]]/[[BC796D]]
 
** ARC250-Euro Basic & Pro for the UBC3300
 
** ARC396 Basic & Pro, Clone396 for the [[BCD396T]]
 
*** [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/arc396/ ARC396 Yahoo group]
 
*** UKMidlanscanner [http://www.ukmidlandscanner.co.uk/arc396prorev.htm  review]
 
** ARC780 for the [[BC780XLT]]/UBC780
 
*** Strong Signals [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/reviews/reviews.cgi?type=display&rtype=rev&class=soft&num=007  review]
 
*** UKMidlanscanner [http://www.ukmidlandscanner.co.uk/arcrev.htm  review]
 
** ARC898 for the [[BC898T]]
 
** ARC996 Basic & Pro for the [[BCD996T]]
 
** ARC-Sport, Clone230 for the [[SC230]]
 
** ARC-Sport LiTe, Clone230 for the [[SC230]]
 
** ARC330 Basic & Pro Clone330 for the [[BR330T]]
 
** 'Scanner Over IP' software for BC785/BC796
 
 
 
* [http://www.freqofnature.com/software/controlfreqjr/ ControlFreq Jr]. Closed-source, MS-Windows software available at no cost that controls the [[BC245XLT]] and [[BC780XLT]].
 
** Strong Signals [http://strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_004.html Review]
 
 
 
* [http://scannow.org FreeScan] Support for the Uniden DMA scanners (including the XT models) '''only'''
 
** The [[FreeScan User Guide]]
 
 
 
* [http://bellsouthpwp.net/k/d/kd5eis/IDTracker/IDTracker.htm ID Tracker].  Open-source, GPLed, MS-Windows software (freeware) that supports a number of radios
 
** Uniden [[BC245XLT]], [[BC250D]]/UBC3300, [[BC296D]], [[BC780XLT]], [[BC785D]], [[BC796D]], [[BC895XLT]], [[BC898T]], [[BCT8]], [[Pro-2052]].
 
**'''NOTE''': Limited support for the Pro-2052.
 
** Strong Signals [http://strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_005.html Review] of version 1.4
 
 
 
* [http://bellsouthpwp.net/k/d/kd5eis/IDTracker/IDTracker.htm ID Tracker II].  Open-source, GPLed, MS-Windows software (freeware) that supports:
 
** GRE - [[PSR-500]], [[PSR-600]], [[Pro-106]], [[Pro-197]]
 
** Uniden - [[BCT8]], [[BCT15]], [[BC250D]], [[BC296D]], [[BR330T]], [[BC346XT]], [[BCD396T]], [[BCD396XT]], [[BC780XLT]], [[BC785D]], [[BC796D]], [[BC898T]], [[BCD996T]].
 
 
 
* [http://bellsouthpwp.net/k/d/kd5eis/IDTracker/IDTracker.htm ID Tracker III].  MS-Windows software (freeware) that supports:
 
** GRE - [[PSR-500]], [[PSR-600]], [[Pro-106]], [[Pro-197]]
 
** Uniden - [[BCT8]], [[BCT15]], [[BCT15X]], [[BC250D]], [[BC296D]], [[BR330T]], [[BC346XT]], [[BCD396T]], [[BCD396XT]], [[BC780XLT]], [[BC785D]], [[BC796D]], [[BC898T]], [[BCD996T]], [[BCD996XT]].
 
 
 
* [http://www.proscan.org/  ProScan]. Software for the [[BCD396XT]], [[BC346XT]], [[BCD996T]], [[BCD396T]], [[BCT15]], [[BR330T]], [[BC796D]], [[BC785D]], [[BC780XLT]], [[BC296D]], and the [[BC250D]] Scanners. Remote Control Scanner Over IP, Audio Recorder, Database, Logging, RR Import (with the premium subscription), Band Scope, Control Channel Monitoring and More!
 
 
 
* [http://www.racescanner.eu/ Racescanner.eu software for European Uniden models]
 
 
 
* [http://www.scannersoft.com/ ScanControl] from 3D Technologies.  Closed-source, commercial MS-Windows software that supports a number of radios:  [[BC245XLT]], [[BC250D]], [[BC296D]], [[BC780XLT]], [[BC785D]], [[BC796D]], [[BC895XLT]], [[BC898T]], [[BCT8]], [[BC246T]], [[BCD396T]], [[BR330T]], [[SC230]], [[BCT15]], and [[BCD996T]]. Version 7.0 adds support for the [[PSR-500]], [[PSR-600]], [[Pro-106]], and [[Pro-197]].
 
** 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://www.scannersoft.com/racing_edition.htm Scan Control Racing Edition] Closed source commercial MS Windows software for the [[BR330T]] and [[SC230]]
 
** [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ScanControl Scan Control Yahoo group]
 
 
 
* [http://www.scannerbase.com/ Scannerbase] Advanced Virtual Control.  Closed-source, MS-Windows software available at no charge. 
 
** [http://www.scannerbase.com/scannerbase-avc246-uniden-bc246t-scanner-software/ AVC246] for the [[BC246T]]
 
** [http://www.scannerbase.com/scannerbase-avc396-uniden-bcd396t-scanner-software/ AVC396] for the [[BCD396T]]
 
 
 
* [http://www.scanstar.net/ Signal Intelligence] provides closed-source, commercial, MS-Windows software for a variety of radios.
 
** [http://www.scanstar.com/products/tsxlt.htm Trunkstar XLT]
 
** [http://www.scanstar.net/products/trunkstarpro.htm Trunkstar Pro] 
 
** [http://www.scanstar.com/products/tselite.htm Trunkstar Elite]
 
** [http://www.scanstar.com/products/tsepro.htm Trunkstar Elite Pro]
 
**Support for most Uniden scanners, programming only support for many RS models
 
 
 
* Uniden Advanced Scanner Director - Closed-source, commercial, MS-Windows software.  Some versions included with the radio, others available from Uniden.  Some demos available.  For various Uniden radios including the [http://uniden.com/index/downloads.cfm?product=SC230UASD SC230], [http://uniden.com/index/downloads.cfm?product=BC246TUASD BC246T], [http://uniden.com/index/downloads.cfm?product=BR330TUASD BR330T], and [http://uniden.com/index/downloads.cfm?product=BCD396TUASD BCD396T].
 
 
 
* [http://dx.torensma.net UnidenCommander] - Easy to use radio control software for [http://www.rigreference.com/rigs/view/2454 BC785] and [http://www.rigreference.com/rigs/view/2453 BC780XLT]. Runs on Windows, closed-source.
 
* '''Winscan 780''' - Pozilla Software's closed-source, commercial. MS-Windows software for the [[BC780XLT]]. No longer available from Scanner Master, but maybe on the various 780 Yahoo group(s)
 
** [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/UnidenBC780XLTDatabaseSwap/ Yahoo! Group for swapping Winscan files]
 
 
 
== Other brands ==
 
 
 
* [http://www.g4hfq.co.uk/ftbvr5k.html FTBVR5K] Support for the Yaesu/Vertex VR-5000
 
 
 
* [http://www.datafileinc.com/ Probe] supports the Optocom, Optoscan 456/535 and Optoscan Lite
 
** The Yahoo support forum can be found [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Probe-Software/ here]
 
* [http://www3.sympatico.ca/len.c/index-main.html Pro-Turbo] Supports the HB/CE-232controler and the Pro-2004,2005,2006 scanners.
 
  
* [http://www.scancat.com/ Scancat-Lite-Plus] from Computer Aided Technologies.  Closed-source, commercial MS-Windows software that supports a number of radios: [[BC245XLT]], [[BC246T]], [[BC250D]], [[BC296D]], [[BC780XLT]], [[BC785D]], [[BC796D]], [[BC895XLT]], [[BC898T]], [[BCD396T]], [[BCT8]], [[SC230]]. In addition, numerous Radio Shack scanners (not the PRO92/2067) are supported.
 
** Strong Signals [http://www.strongsignals.net/access/feature/review_013.html Review] 
 
** [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Scancat/ Scancat Yahoo group]
 
  
* [http://www.radioctl.com/ SysLabs RadioControl] A modular 32-bit Windows user interface compliant application for controlling multiple radio receivers and amateur radio transceivers simultaneously. Beside direct control, it also features frequency and memory management and various scan options. The functionality can be extended by plug-ins (external modules). The software is available in 3 different editions (Lite, Standard and Professional).
 
** Supported radio brands: AOR, Icom, Kenwood, Microtelecom (PERSEUS), Rohde & Schwarz, WiNRADiO, Yaesu ([http://www.radioctl.com/devices.html Concrete list of supported radios])
 
** [http://www.radioctl.com/download Reviews of various magazines and Trial Edition Download]
 
  
* [http://members.cox.net/fiftyone.50/TrunkPcr/TrunkPcr.html TrunkPCR]
 
** Trunktracking for the PCR-1000, 1500, 2500 and PCR-100 (with modification)
 
** See our [[TrunkPCR]] article for tips on how to use this software
 
** [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TrunkPCR/ TrunkPCR Yahoo group]
 
  
==Utilities==
 
* [http://www.dxtreme.com/ DXTreme Software] for both hams and other applications
 
  
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Latest revision as of 13:20, 21 November 2018

This article will be utilized as a high level index for all the software listed in our wiki.

Indexed Groups of Software

Multiple Scanner Support

These packages support multiple brands of Uniden/RS scanners and GRE/RS/Whistler, and are sometimes preferred over having multiple software packages for each scanner owned;

Other Software

Please utilize this area to catalog applications for which we currently have no entries in our scanners or receivers area.

Locally Hosted Software User Guides

  • Use this section to enable users to quickly find which user guides or help pages for software that are hosted on this wiki


GRE/RS Object Oriented Scanners


RS PRO-96/Pro-2096


Uniden DMA Scanners


Uniden Home Patrol


Other Software Packages