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The Uniden Bearcat UBC3500XLT is a Europe marketed scanner from Uniden similar to the BR330T USA version. It can scan conventional analog frequencies only, and features 2500 memory channels organized with Uniden's Dynamic Memory Architecture.

Although trunk tracking is not supported by the scanner itself, the radio is steerable by PC and Trunkview has been shown to work with the UBC3500XLT. This allows it to track MPT1327 trunked systems.



  • Accessories: antenna, charger, rechargeable batteries
  • Antenna Connector: SMA
  • Battery level display


  • Group Quick Key range: 0-9
  • System Quick Key range: 1-99


  • Channels: 1600 typical, 2500 maximum
  • Custom Search Ranges: 10
  • Groups per system: 20 maximum
  • LCD and Keypad Backlight
  • PC Programming and Control
  • Scan Speed 100 channels per second
  • 3 selectable but not definable bandplans
  • 1 Service Search; Air with 8.33 or 12.5 steps
  • Signal Strength display
  • 5, 6.25, 8.33, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25, 50, 100kHz steps
  • Strong signal attenuation
  • Systems: 200 maximum
  • 16 character text tagging for each system, group, channel, talkgroup, and search range

Frequency Coverage

  • 25 - 512 MHz
  • 806 - 960 MHz
  • 1240 - 1300 MHz


  • Power requirements: 3 AA batteries, 6V DC, or (50Hz)800mA AC adapter


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Steps and Frequency Resolution

The UBC3500XLT claims in its specifications to be able to deal with 6.25kHz steps although its frequency only gives four decimal places. To my knowledge, it is incapable of tuning exactly to 6.25kHz offset channels as for instance used with PMR446 radios although in practice, this does not affect the listening quality.

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