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The Uniden Bearcat SC-230 Sportcat advanced features include:
1600 Channels Typical / 2500 Maximum
Keypad frequency entry
Dynamically Allocated Channel Memory - for easier programming without wasting channels.
Compact Design for added flexibility and portability.
Race Track Operation - Easily program and select the race and drivers you want
Close Call™ RF Capture Technology - Instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters
Alpha Tagging* - Makes it easy to identify the driver talking
Preprogrammed with Major Racing Frequencies
Quick Key System Access - Quickly select the systems or race you want to hear
Frequency Coverage - 25-54, 108-174, 216-225, 400-512, 806-956, 1240-1300 MHz (Excluding Cellular)
DCS/CTCSS Rapid Decode - Instantly Detects and Displays the Subaudible Tone So You Can Quickly Determine the System Settings.
S.A.M.E. Weather Alert - Specific Area Message Encoding - During a NOAA Weather or Emergency Alert, a code for your specific location will alert you to severe conditions in your immediate area.
10 Programmable Search Ranges - Helps you find unlisted frequencies in use in your area
11 Preprogrammed Service Searches - Public Safety, Railroad (by channel), Air, Marine (by channel), CB (by channel), GMRS/FRS (by channel), Weather, News Media, Ham Radio and Special
Search and Store Operation - Automatically stores found frequencies in the system
Backlit Display* - Easy night time operation with Uniden's Patented Backlight-On-Squelch feature that illuminates only when there is channel activity
2 AA Battery Operation - Provides flexibility in choice of batteries: Alkaline for long life, rechargable for economy (batteries can be charged while in the scanner)
PC Interface - Both programming and remote control of your scanner features from a PC
On-Air Programming - (separate transmitter required) Makes programming multiple units a snap - just transmit the driver information using a PC and transceiver, and all scanners update at once
Priority Scan - Frequently scans the channels you have designated as priority channels
Attenuator - Cuts down on interference from strong, nearby signal sources
Delay - Helps prevent missed replies during 2-way conversations

Your SC230 comes with: wrist strap, AC adapter, belt clip, two BNC antennas, serial PC cable, two AA cells and Owner's Manual. (Connection to a computer requires additional software not provided.)

Frequency Range
  •   25-  30 Ham Band 10 Meters
  •   30-  50 VHF Low
  •   50-  54 Ham Band 6 Meters
  • 108-137 Aircraft
  • 137-144 Federal Government
  • 144-148 Ham Band 2 Meters
  • 148-174 VHF High Band
  • 216-225 Ham Band 1.25 Meters
  • 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)
  • 1240-1300 Ham Band 25 cm

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