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Uniden's Base/Mobile Trunktracker scanner with Dynamic Memory Architecture and GPS Support for European markets.

General Specifications


  • Channels: 6,000 maximum
  • Systems: 500 maximum
  • Sites: 1000 maximum, 256 maximum per system
  • Groups per system: 20 maximum
  • Talkgroups per trunked system: 250 maximum
  • Channels per conventional system: 1000 maximum
  • Scan Rate: 100 channels per second (conventional mode)
  • Search Rate: 300 steps per second (on 5 kHz steps)
  • System Quick Key range: 0-99
  • Group Quick Key range: 0-9
  • Custom Search Ranges: 10
  • Startup Keys: 10
  • Preprogrammed Service Search Bands: 6

Frequency Coverage

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


  • Voltage: 13.8 Volts DC
  • Current: less than 750mA (max. rating of included wall wart)
  • Power plug: 5.5mm outer diameter, 2.1mm inner diameter; Radio Shack size code "M"


  • Rebanding supported? No (only vhf/uhf allow editing band plan)
  • Dynamic Memory Architecture
  • TrunkTracker III with Motorola Control Channel Only trunking and I-Call monitoring
  • Multi-Site support
  • Trunking Activity Indicators
  • Uniden Close Call, with Close Call Do Not Disturb, Close Call Priority (or Primary), and Close Call Temporary Store.
  • GPS Support for Location Based Scanning with independent control of Systems and Sites
  • Dangerous Crossing/Road and POI alerts
  • 100 Quick Keys
  • Adjustable (0-5 sec) scan delay
  • Data Skip
  • Supported step sizes: 5, 6.25, 8.33, 10, 12.5,15, 20, 25, 50 or 100 kHz
  • 3 selectable but not definable bandplans
  • DCS/CTCSS Rapid Decode
  • Temporary System, Site, Group, Channel, and Location Lockout
  • 500 (250 Temporary + 250 Permanent) Search Lockouts
  • Startup Configuration
  • 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, site, group, channel, talkgroup, search range, location, and Tone-out
  • Compatible with BC-RH96 Remote Head
  • AGC
  • Quick Search
  • Search with Scan for Service and Custom Searches with assigned Quick Keys
  • 6 Service Searches - Air, Marine, CB AM Radio, CB FM Radio, PMR, and LPD
  • Custom Search — lets you program up to 10 search ranges
  • 6 Quick-Access Search Keys
  • Fire Tone Out alert
  • 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.
  • Duplicate Channel Alert
  • Repeater Reverse ?
  • Priority Scan with Priority Plus
  • Signal Strength display
  • LCD and Keypad Backlight
  • Reversible Display - Lets you reverse the display to mount unit upside down (and hear the speaker from the top)
  • Adjustable Hold (scan duration 0-255 sec) per system, custom or service search
  • Strong signal attenuation
  • Broadcast Screen - ignore hits on 10 custom frequency ranges during Close Call or search operation.
  • PC Programming and Control
  • Record Out - you can connect an output jack to a VOX controlled recorder or PC sound input to record the received audio
  • Wired Cloning (Will only Clone to another UBC800XLT)
  • DIN-E and ISO Vehicle Mountable sleeve (optional)
  • Antenna Connector: BNC- push on telescoping whip
  • Accessories included: Mounting bracket, 230 Volt Adaptor (EURO plug), RS232 cable, three-wire DC power cord, cigarette lighter adapter, and ARC800Lite software Cdrom

Available Accessories:

  • Uniden USB1 cable
  • Uniden USB1S cable



Easier to read manual

  • GPS800 GPS receiver kit
  • ARC800 Basic software CDrom
  • ARC800 Pro software CDrom

Related Pages

Wiki Articles

Supporting Software

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