BCD996P2 / XT | Uniden-Bearcat
Desktop / mobile VHF and UHF receiver, frequency range 25-1300 MHz in three specific bands. It features a band scope function and fast scan/search rate. Ideated in Japan, year of introduction 2009 and updated in 2015.
Reference market : ham-radio
25.0000 ~ 512.0000 MHz
758.0000 ~ 960.0000 MHz 
1240.0000 ~ 1300.0000 MHz
|Modulation mode||AM / FM / WFM|
|Tuning step ||5 / 6.25 / 8.333 / 10 / 12.5 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz|
0.3 uV (25~28 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.3 uV (108~137 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.3 uV (225~380 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.3 uV (28~54 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.2 uV (72~76 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.2 uV (137~174 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.3 uV (216~225 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.3 uV (380~512 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.3 uV (758~960 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.4 uV (1240~1300 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.5 uV (54~72 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.5 uV (76~108 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.5 uV (174~216 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
|RF attenuator||20 dB|
|Intermediate frequency||1° ||
500 regular memories in banks
Dynamic memory allocation support trunking systems
|Antenna||BNC 50Ω connector|
|Power supply||11 ~ 16.6 VDC external, 13.8V nominal|
|Audio power||3 W with an 8Ω load|
|Audio output||Jack 3.5 mm headphone|
Jack 3.5 mm external speaker
Jack 3.5 mm line
Plug 5.5 mm, power adapter, center positive
D-Sub9, for GPS / PC
Mini-4, for PC on front panel
|Mechanical and environmental data :|
|Operating temperature||from -20°C to +60°C|
|Dimensions||184 (W) x 56 (H) x 151 (D) mm|
 In official data 824~849 and 869~894 MHz are blocked
 Steps predefined as band-plan
 1° IF frequencies correlated to specific band segments
The BCD996, first offer as BCD996XT and later as BCD996P2 (phase-2), is a receiver that covers the most relevant segments of the VHF and UHF with the exclusion, in short, of the bands 512 ~ 758 MHz and 960 ~ 1240 MHz. This scanner finds both fixed and vehicular installation and is specifically aimed at those who follow the PMR radio traffic. The apparatus, created for the US market, is already prepared according to a band-plan that relates certain frequency ranges with the mode (AM, FM, WFM) and the tuning step. By default, therefore, by setting a channel in the VHF aeronautical band, the scanner places itself in AM with steps of 8.333 KHz as required in this context.
The scanner allows to follow the PMR networks not only on single frequency, simplex or duplex via repeater, but also the trunking systems that employ a group of channels dynamically managed by multiple users as a radio resource allocated to individual communications according to a defined protocol. The supported trunking systems are Motorola Type I and II, EDACS, LTR, APCO Astro 25. It is recalled that these standards have their main diffusion in the North American continent.
Other features: RF attenuator, 500 general memory locations divided into banks to which are added a large number of locations serving the Trunked networks, search for memories or between band limits, fast scan up to 300 CH@second with steps of 5 KHz, recognition of the DCS - CTCSS for the squelch open. Detector function, aka close call mode, to identify the frequency of the strongest transmission within the operating bands. Spectrum analyzer function from 0.2 to 500 MHz and scanning step between 5 and 100 kHz. Interfacing with a GPS unit to integrate geolocation for the trunking networks. Dot matrix display with 64 x 128 resolution and multi-color illumination. 16 character text tagging. The BCD996P2 improve sensitivity on 1240-1300 MHz (0.3uV), the Channel volume offset function, APCO P25 AMBE (HDQPSK).
BCD996 price :
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