SDS100 | Uniden-Bearcat
Advanced handheld scanner that incorporate I/Q and SDR technology. TrunkTracker-X receiver with HomePatrol frequency database. MicroSD card, replay feature, close call RF capture, customizable display, GPS compatible. Ideated in USA/Japan, year of introduction 2018.
Reference market : ham-radio
|Frequency coverage ||
25.0000 ~ 512.0000 MHz
758.0000 ~ 960.0000 MHz
1240.0000 ~ 1300.0000 MHz
|Modulation mode  ||AM / FM / FM-W / LTR / APCO 25 / P25 / EDACS / DMR / Hytera / Motorola / NXDN|
|Tuning step ||5 / 6.25 / 7.5 / 8.333 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz|
|RF attenuator||20 dB|
|Display||Dot-matrix color display|
|Antenna||SMA 50Ω connector|
3.6V battery (Lithium Ion)
5.0 VDC external USB
|Audio output||Jack 3.5 mm|
|Mechanical and environmental data :|
|Dimensions||61 (W) x 167 (H) x 50 (D) mm, without antenna|
|Weight||337g with antenna and battery pack|
 Cellular blocked (824~849, 869~894 MHz) in the USA
 Steps/modes user-definable or as band-plan by default
 Paid upgrade required for DMR Tier-III, DMR single-channel, Hytera XPT, NXDN 4800 and 9600, EDACS ProVoice
Uniden creates with the SDS100 a true I/Q radio scanner, the first to incorporate Software Defined Radio technology to provide high digital performance in even the most challenging RF environments. The SDS100 is also the first scanner that allows you to decide what to display, where, and in what color. Custom fields put the information important to you right where you need it.
Main features :
- HomePatrol database
Includes all known radio systems in the USA and Canada. The database is updatable with the Sentinel software and Uniden updates the main database weekly.
- True I/Q receiver
Designed to improve digital performance in even the most challenging RF environments. The I/Q signal waveform capture allow for improved error correction and digital signal recovery.
- Location-based scanning
Allows you to set your location(s) by zip/postal code or GPS coordinates for instant reception. The Auto-locate feature will determine your general location if you don't know where you are.
- Favorites scan
Allows you to organize your Systems into Favorites Lists. The scanner can scan any combination of Favorites Lists and the Full Database.
- microSD card
Provided 1 GB, up to 32 GB supported. For storing Favorites Lists, Profiles, all your settings, Discovery sessions, and recording sessions.
- GPS compatible
Connect to a GPS receiver (not included) for precise system selection and continuing reselection when you travel. The scanner will automatically select what to scan based on your current location as provided by an external GPS unit.
- Range Control
Lets you set how far out from your current location the scanner will search for channels in Favorites Lists and the database.
- TrunkTracker X operation
Scans APCO 25 Phase I and Phase II, X2-TDMA, Motorola, EDACS, EDACS ProVoice, LTR trunked systems, NXDN, DMR, as well as conventional analog and digital channels.
- Trunking discovery
Monitors traffic on a trunked radio system to find unknown IDs and automatically records audio from and logs new channels for later review and identification.
- Conventional discovery
Searches a range of frequencies to find unknown frequencies and automatically records audio from and logs new channels for later review and identification.
- Priority and Priority ID scan
Priority channels let you keep track of activity on your most important channels while monitoring other channels for transmissions. ID-scan allows you to set priority to talkgroup identifications.
- Quick search
Allows you to start searching at the displayed frequency or enter a frequency and start searching.
- Adjustable scan / search delay / resume
Set a delay up to 30 seconds or a forced resume up to 10 seconds for each channel or search.
- Temporary or permanent avoid
For systems, sites, departments, channels.
- Close-call RF capture
Lets you set the scanner so it detects and provides information about nearby radio transmissions. Close Call ''Do-not-Disturb'' checks for close call activity in between channel reception so active channels are not interrupted.
- Instant replay and Audio recording
Plays back up to 240 seconds of the most recent transmissions. Also capture transmissions for later playback.
- Custom alerts
You can program your scanner to alert when you receive a Channel or Unit ID, a Close Call hit, an ID is transmitted with an Emergency Alert, or a Tone-out hit. For each alert, you can select from 9 different tone patterns, 15 volume settings, 7 colors (Blue / Red / Magenta / Green / Cyan / Yellow / White), and 3 flash patterns.
- Customizable display
You can set the display color for each field in the display. Additionally, for many fields you can select the information provided.
- Individual channel volume offset
Allows you to adjust the volume offset for each channel.
- Customizable intermediate frequency
Changes the IF used for a selected frequency to help avoid image and other mixer-product interference.
- Start-up Configuration
You can program each of your favorites lists with a Startup Key (0...9) so that when you power up the scanner and press the key number, just those favorites lists assigned to the key will be enabled for scan.
- Configurable band defaults and Repeater find
Allows you to set the step and modulation for 31 different bands. Repeater-find allows the scanner to try to switch to the repeater frequency if an input frequency is found.
- Data naming
Allows you to name each favorites list, system, site, department, channel, ID, location, custom search, and SAME group, using up to 64 characters.
- Quick keys
You can assign up to 100 quick-keys to your favorites lists, systems, departments, and sites.
- SAME weather alert
Lets your scanner alert you when a SAME alert is transmitted on a VHF-NOAA weather channel. You can also set a weather channel as a priority channel.
- Top knob
Select / volume / squelch multi-control knob.
- Li-Ion battery
Up to 8 hours operation.
- Built-in battery charger
Allows you to charge the rechargeable batteries in the scanner from any USB port
- PC control
USB connectivity for programming and control.
- Water Resistant
Resistant to dust and damage caused by splashing water (JIS4) from any direction when all jack covers are in place.
SDS100 price :
We have collected for your convenience the SDS100 Uniden sales prices and their trend over time. Of course offers, accessories, warranty terms and conditions can lead to different figures.
Updated version that includes the larger high-capacity BT954 3.7V / 5400mAh lithium ion battery, replaces the older 3600mAH battery
Includes the high-capacity 3.7V / 5400mAh lithium-ion battery, replaces the older 3600 mAH battery
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