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Uniden Digital Scanner

Uniden Radio Scanner NEWS – NEW models released 

The New Uniden SDS100 Scanner – is becoming rather popular.

Firmware – with cost – will enable upgrades to listen to NXDN and DMR transmissions, which is becoming more popular.

APCO 25 – standard Phase 1 and 2 capable radio.

The desktop version SDS200 is also available, they can be pricey radios – but all worth the cost for what they can do .

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SDS100 True I/Q™ Digital Handheld Scanner

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SDS 200 – Desktop version

SDS200 True I/Q and TrunkTracker X Base/Mobile Scanner

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UNIDEN 436HP – Portable  – Completely redesigned – 4 gb SD memory and Larger screen – an amazing unit – im testing one at this present time, which will be for sale after a couple of months..   At the moment these Radio Scanners can only be bought from USA – be careful of import taxes .

They are pretty expensive radios – approx $610 AUS.

The BCD436HP/UBCD 436PT (AUS VERSION)  is the first scanner to incorporate the HomePatrol-1’s ease of use in a traditional handheld scanner. Simply enter your zip code, and the BCD436HP will quickly select and scan channels in your local area. Here is a quick rundown of the BCD436HP’s major features.

– 4 Gigabyte microSD card holds the entire USA and Canada database of radio systems, plus leaves room for hundreds of hours of audio recording.

– Programmable Alert LED lets you set a specific color to alert you when a channel becomes active.Uniden 436 HP

– TrunkTracker V with support for APCO Project 25 Phase I and Phase II, X2-TDMA, Motorola, EDACS, and LTR Trunked Radio Systems

– Quick Key access to 100 Favorites Lists, 100 Systems per Favorites List, and 100 Departments per System.

– Discovery Modes help you find new channels on trunked systems and frequency ranges.

– Analysis Modes include Band Scope, RF Power Plot, Trunked System Analysis, and EDACS/LTR LCN Finder.

– Flexible Easy Channel Selection using Zip Code or GPS and Service Types — just pick the kinds of channels you want to hear and tell the BCD436HP where you are and let it do the rest.

– Easy Scan Control using the dedicated System, Department and Channel Hold buttons.

– Complete Front-Panel Programmability — create custom Favorites Lists either using systems from the main database as a starting point or program your systems from scratch.

– Temporary Avoid lets you quickly silence unwanted systems, departments, or channels while allowing you to restore them by cycling power.

– Backlight-on-Squelch option allows the backlight to remain on during an entire transmission.

– Date/Time indication on display with time stamping for recordings.

– Trunked and Conventional Channel Priority with Priority Do-Not-Disturb

– Close Call® RF Capture with Do-Not-Disturb automatically tunes the scanner to nearby transmissions without interrupting reception in progress.

– NOAA Weather Alert with SAME

– Two-Tone Paging with up to 32 tone slots

– Flexible Scanning — scan from any combination of the main database and Favorites Lists

– Included Sentinel Software makes database and firmware updates simple. Also allows you to create, edit, and manage your Favorites Lists.

– USB PC Connectivity – Serial GPS input for location-based scanning using the Uniden GC-GPSK or other compatible GPS receiver.

– 3 AA Battery Operation provides up to 8 hours of operation.

– SMA-type antenna.

– 192 x 160-Pixel Dot-Matrix Display

– Select/Volume/Squelch multi-control

– Side-actuated Function and Menu controls

– Backlit Display and Keypad

– Rotating Belt Clip

– Rugged construction with Rubber Side and Bottom Impact areas to improve impact resistance.

– Printed manual in the box with online updates.


The UBCD325P2 is a highly engineered digital scanner with pre-programmed channels. It scans APCO 25 Phase 1 and Phase 2, Motorola, EDACS and LTR trunked systems, as well as conventional analog. This flexible scanner will suit your everyday needs and maximising your scanning capabilities wherever you go.

The UBCD325P2 features “Close Call RF Capture Technology” which automatically “Listens” for any nearby or “close” transmissions and once they occur the scanner immediately tunes in to this frequency. Ideal for use at events or locations when the transmission is unknown, The UBCD325P2 is a state-of-the-art digital scanner radio with TrunkTracker V and automatic scanning.

The Uniden UBCD325P2 TrunkTracker V digital handheld scanner offers state-of-the-art features with 25000 dynamically allocated channels. The intuitive UBCD325P2 is Specially Certified for Australian & New Zealand Market.

A newly designed firmware update is coming to allow DMR and NXDN technology to be utilised within the radio .

Uniden 396XT Scanner

Uniden 396xthttp://www.ebay.com.au/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2053587.m570.l1313.TR11.TRC1.A0.H0.Xuniden+396+xt&_nkw=uniden+396+xt&_sacat=0&_from=R40  – search Ebay for this fantastic scanner!

NSW Monitoring –  You will need this scanner to listen into NSW Fire, SES, NSW Ambulance, NSW RFS . Police in Sydney CAN NOT BE HEARD with this scanner. ALL police are Digital but also ENCRYPTED in Sydney . Unable to be decoded by any radio scanner.

See other pages on this website on how to program, or contact me at bathurstscan@gmail.com or contact page.

This Handheld Uniden Digital Scanner has an excellent frequency range of over 25000 programmable memory channels and is certified for the Australian and New Zealand markets. The device is ideal for both professionals or scanning enthusiasts. The UBCD396T with TrunkTracker IV™ Technology, allows you to follow the action on the four major types of trunked radio systems: APCO 25 Digital1, Motorola, EDACS (including EDACS ESK systems) and LTR. These systems can be tracked on virtually all bands and all configurations, including narrowband systems.

The UBCD396XT is equipped with a host of new features including GPS Support for location based scanning, location alerts, and crows flight navigation. It is also equipped with Band Scope which is ideal to see a graphic repesentation of signal activity. By connecting an optional GPS Antenna2 your scanner will automatically turn systems and channel groups on and off as you change locations. You never have to take your eyes from the road again!

The UBCD396XT offers “Close Call RF Capture Technology” this scanner automatically “Listens” for any nearby or “close” transmissions and once they occur the scanner immediately tunes in to this frequency which is ideal for use at events or locations when the transmission is unknown. The UBCD396XT is a state-of-the-art digital scanner radio with TrunkTracker IV™ and automatic scanning capabilities.

With 8 Service Searches, you can store frequencies such as Police, Marine, Railroad, Air, CB Radio, UHF CB Radio, Racing and FM Broadcast searches and other communications into the scanner.                Carry the UBCD396XT with you wherever you go, use it at home as a base unit, or carry it in your vehicle as a mobile unit. You can also use the scanner’s scroll control to quickly select channels and frequencies, or similarly automatically program channels in a system using the Auto-Store feature.

The UBCD396XT has a Backlit LCD Display for easy viewing at night or in low light situations.

The UBCD396XT comes with some great accessories including an Antenna.

Key Features

Designed and Engineered in Japan
Specially Certified for Australian and New Zealand Market
25000 Channels
Location-Based Scanning
Close Call™ RF Capture With Temporary Autostore And Do-Not-Disturb
TrunkTracker IV: Motorola APCO 25 Digital, Motorola, EDACS (including EDACS ESK systems) and LTR
Band Scope
Key-Safe Feature
IF Exchange
8 Service Searches     – Police     – UHF CB Radio     – Marine     – Railroad     – Air     – CB Radio     – Racing     – TV Broadcast     – FM Broadcast
Custom Search
100 Quick Key System Access
Adjustable Band Defaults
Supported Step Sizes
Band Coverage – 25MHz to 1.3GHz – 25MHz to 520MHz – 758MHz to 960MHz – 1240MHz to 1.3GHz
DCS/CTCSS Rapid Decode
Temporary Lockout
500 (250 Temporary + 250 Permanent) Search Lockouts
Startup Configuration
Frequency/ID AutoStore
Character Text Tagging
Analog & Digital
Quick Search
3 Quick-Access Search Keys
Fire Tone Out alert & search
Channel Alert
Independent Alert Tone Volume
Strong Signal Attenuation: 20db nominal
Repeater Reverse
Upgradeable Firmware
Compatible with UBC-RH96 Remote Head
Multi Colour LCD Backlight
Battery Level Display
Battery Saver
Antenna Connector: SMA (w/BNC Adapter)
UBCD396XT Dimensions (without Antenna):   136 (H) mm x 61 (W) mm x 31 (D) mm
UBCD396XT Weight (without Battery & Antenna): 167g
And More!
1 x UBCD396XT
1 x Antenna
1 x SMA to BNC Adaptor
1 x AC Adaptor
1 x Data Transfer Cable
1 x Wrist Strap
1 x Belt Clip
3 x AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries and
1 x Owner’s Manual (CD-ROM)
Additional Features:
External Jacks – Antenna Jack: SMA Type – Phone Jack: 3.5mm Stereo Type – DC Power Jack: EIAJ TYPE-II (Centre Positive) – GPS/Remote Interface Jack: 4pin Mini Type
Audio Output Power: – 310mW nominal into 24Ω speaker – 20mW nominal into 32Ω stereo headphone
Internal Speaker: 24Ω, 0.8W Max 32mm
Scan Rate Max: 100 Channels per sec (Conventional Mode)
Max Search Speed: 300 Steps per sec (5kHz steps only)
Operating Temperature – Nominal: -20°C – +60°C – Close Call: -10°C – +60°C
Power Requirements: – 3 x AA Size Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (2300mAh) – 3 x AA Size Alkaline Batteries – AC Adapter (6V DC 800mA Regulated) (PS-S0680BL2)
Remote Functions: – Direct PC Control* – Database Management – Wired Cloning
Display: 64 x 128 Full Dot Matrix LCD with Multi Colour Backlight