Return to Home Page

Bearcat III
Base Scanner


Please check
our Used List

Recently Sold Used

Return to Scanners Index

Discontinued Scanners 

Electra logo



  Larger View


  Bearcat III

The Bearcat III is a one-band or two-band, 8 channel crystal controlled scanner. Crystals are not provided. This radio will scan these channels and automatically stop on a channel when a call is heard. Channels may also be manually selected. Each channel features a red LED and an individual lock-out switch allowing you to skip channels not of interest at the time. The Bearcat III features a metal cabinet. Scanning is at 25 channels per second. There is a an external speaker jack (RCA) and an external Motorola antenna jack on the rear panel. Operation is from 117 VAC or 12 VDC. 9 x 3.675 x 6.125 inches. 5 lbs.

Please note that this model was configurable (by plug-in modules) for either single or two band operation, selectable from the five bands listed below.

Frequency Range (One or two bands only)
  •   30-  50 VHF Low
  • 146-148 Amateur Band 2 Meters
  • 148-174 VHF High Band
  • 450-470 UHF Band
  • 470-512 UHF "T" Band

Order # Model Name Bands Covered RF Modules Price Order
  BC3 L VHF Low 30-50 MHz One Discontinued
  BC3 H VHF High 146-174 MHz One Discontinued
  BC3 U UHF 450-470 MHz One Discontinued
  BC3 T UHF T 470-512 MHz One Discontinued
  BC3 L/H VHF Low, High 30-50 & 146-174 MHz Two Discontinued
  BC3 L/U VHF Low, UHF 30-50 & 450-470 MHz Two Discontinued
  BC3 L/T VHF Low, UHF-T 30-50 & 470-512 MHz Two Discontinued
  BC3 H/U VHF High, UHF 146-174 & 450-470 MHz Two Discontinued
  BC3 H/T VHF High, UHF T 146-174 & 470-512 MHz Two Discontinued

Copyright 2012-2019 Universal Radio, Inc.

#XXXX 78-80 D[140-160] 000/000 Q010/020 __ 03/19