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  Uniden BC898T

The BC898T Trunk-Tracker is a 500 channel (ten bank) scanner. Since the introduction of trunked systems, tracking a conversation on a conventional scanner was virtually impossible. Now with the Trunk-Tracker™ System you can search, lock-on and track a conversation-even if the channel changes between replies. Supported trunk systems include: Motorola Type I, Type II, Type IIi, Hybrid, SMARTNET™, and PRIVACYPLUS™, LTR trunking systems; EDACS trunking systems (including EDACS SCAT). There are 17 preprogrammed bands. Scan at 100 channels per second. Other features include:  LCD dimmer, S-indicator, channel lockout, count key, manual tuning knob, weather alert, auto-store and ten priority channels. The BC-898T even has built-in CTCSS/DCS decode.

Jacks for:  antenna (BNC), external speaker, record line output, auxiliary jack, 12 VDC power and PC port. With telescoping whip antenna, AC adapter, Operating Guide. 10.5 x 3.5 x 7.375 inches. Connection to a computer is optional. Connection to a computer requires an additional cable not provided.

The Uniden America website provides the latest downloads for this radio:

  •   25-  30 Ham Band-10 Meters
  •   30-  50 VHF Low
  •   50-  54 Ham Band-6 Meters
  • 108-136 Aircraft
  • 136-144 Federal Government
  • 144-148 Ham Band-2 Meters
  • 148-174 VHF High Band
  • 216-400 UHF Air Band
  • 400-420 Federal Government
  • 420-450 Ham Band 70 Cm
  • 450-470 UHF Band
  • 470-512 UHF "T" Band
  • 806-956 800 MHz Band (less cellular)

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  Butel ARC898T Sophisticated BCT898T control software CD. INFO Discontinued

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