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Uniden Bearcat BCD436HP Police Scanner

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Very simple to operate, you can be up and running in 3 minutes or less. No programming needed, just your zip code. Once your Zip Code is entered, BCD436HP will load Police, Fire and EMS channels in your area.

List Price: $529.95
Our Price: $459.95
You Save: $70.00

Stock Status: In Stock
Product Code: 10-501853

Setup & Optimize:
Fill in the box below ONLY if you have chosen setup from the pull down above.

List One City/Zip:

AC Adapter:
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DC Adapter:
   3% Off

   10% Off

Mobile Ant.:
   10% Off

Carry Case:
   10% Off

   5% Off

GPS Cable:

Backup Batteries:
   10% Off

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Free Software Download - Sentinel Software for BCD436HP/BCD536HP
Owner's Manual - For BCD436HP and BCD536HP
Video's - Product Videos and Sentinel Software Videos
Siren APP - Coming soon

The digital BCD436HP 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.

In the box
  • Antenna (All-Band Rubber Duck)
  • USB Cable
  • Hand Strap
  • NiMH batteries
  • SMA to BNC Adapter
Unit Size
W 2 5/8" x H 6" x D 1 1/4" (without knobs and antenna)

Frequency Coverage:
25-512 MHz
758-824 MHz
849-869 MHz
894-960 MHz
1240-1300 MHz

About our Set-up & Optimize Service

With Scanner Master's exclusive Set-up & Optimize service we see to it that your BCD436HP is fully updated and ready to use for your area, perfect for your own use and especially perfect for a gift. First we optimize the internal database by updating the frequency library, which changes daily. We will also check and install any firmware updates to the HomePatrol before the radio ships. (The firmware is the operating system for the radio which may have been updated or tweaked by the factory following its production in Asia.) Scanner Master will then build a Favorites List for the customer (based on the ship to address of your order), or for the area in which the scanner will be used if the customer specifies a different city and county (for example if the radio is given as a gift). Scanner Master will also pre-tune the radio by entering the end-users zip code. Note that this service will add approximately 7 to 14 business days for processing before the radio will be shipped.

(The benefit of this Favorites List work is that we insure that the most important data to the user is readily accessible as often times, if the database for the end user's area hasn't been completely prepared with what's known as "geo-tagging" then some or all of the local agencies will not activate for scanning. Scanner Master insures that this will not be the case.)

TrunkTracker V supports the following:
APCO Project 25 Phase I and Phase II, X2-TDMA, Motorola, EDACS, and LTR Trunked Radio Systems

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

Easy to program
  • 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.
  • Flexible Scanning — scan from any combination of the main database and Favorites Lists
Easy to use
  • Sentinel Software makes database and firmware updates simple. Also allows you to create, edit, and manage your Favorites Lists.
  • 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.
  • Easy Scan Control using the dedicated System, Department and Channel Hold buttons.
  • Quick Key access to 100 Favorites Lists, 100 Systems per Favorites List, and 100 Departments per System.
The features you love!
  • 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
  • Temporary Avoid lets you quickly silence unwanted systems, departments, or channels while allowing you to restore them by cycling power.
  • Included Sentinel Software makes database and firmware updates simple. Also allows you to create, edit, and manage your Favorites Lists.
  • USB PC Connectivity
Unit Features
  • Rugged construction with Rubber Side and Bottom Impact areas to improve impact resistance.
  • Side-actuated Function and Menu controls
  • Select/Volume/Squelch multi-control
  • Rotating Belt Clip
  • AA Battery Operation provides up to 8 hours of operation
  • SMA-type antenna
  • Back-lit Display and Keypad
  • 92 x 160-Pixel Dot-Matrix Display
  • Mini USB GPS input for location-based scanning using the Uniden GC-GPSK.

Product Launch Video

BCD436HP Unboxing

BCD436HP: First Power On

Here is how you Program the new BCDx36HP Scanner Manually
(In the video is the BCD536HP, which is very similar steps to the BCD436HP)

BCDx36HP Sentinel First Run Video
Free Software Download - Sentinel Software for BCD436HP/BCD536HP

BCDx36HP Sentinel Creating Custom Favorites List Video
Free Software Download - Sentinel Software for BCD436HP/BCD536HP

Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 | Total Reviews: 39 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Pretty Smart Scanner April 1, 2015
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Southern Pines, NC United States  
While it took a call to Scanner Master's programmer to understand access to the favorites list they set up, I am now very happy with the BCD436. High quality, feels good in the hand. Audio volume and sound quality is very good. Beyond the pre-programmed local county list I had them do, there'll be a fair learning curve to add other lists. Otherwise, simply putting in your zip code is a joke IMHO. By doing so, the unit scans such a long list of services - some from several counties away - as to be pretty useless - a very misleading marketing claim.

However, this kind of thing is exactly why my gut said to deal with Scanner Master, the oldest and most experienced. They have not disappointed. Good people, great knowledge, outstanding, proven products!

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Great Scanner March 27, 2015
Reviewer: Bruce Cunningham from Muskegon , MI United States  
This is a great scanner and easy to use. Works great and no issues.

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Great concept, poor execution March 14, 2015
Reviewer: SFD TJB  
I had great hopes for this scanner however it did not deliver.  The database was relatively easy to navigate, and the location control worked well with a zip code and a GPS. However, this scanner was almost completely deaf to UHF and VHF traffic, regardless of the antenna used. My 396T got great reception right next to this one. I returned it in favor of a 396XT. the return process was very easy and Scannermaster was great and very responsive.

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BCD436HP March 7, 2015
Reviewer: Rory Stevens from Oxnard, CA United States  
I first bought this Unit back Nov.2013 before Uniden warehouse released them,I received the
BCD436HP 2/06/2014 one day after i had surgery
the scanner "just"sat there on my desk for a couple of weeks,until i was able to program it.3/2/2014 ,I unboxed the BCD436HP and programed this Hand Held Police Scanner,the United i found was very easy for me to operate it right out of the box,just entered my
zip code of my area and the Radio was good to go! ,very easy to operate,i then learned how to program all of my favorites,and now i find myself using the BCD436HP more then my
others,i still do use all the others as well,I own the BCD396XT/PRO96/BC785XLT/WS1040/ICR5/HP1 & 2 and my iPhone Scanner Radio aap. i like them all.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Great Scanner! March 3, 2015
Reviewer: James Calloway from Spartan, AR United States  
This is a wonderful scanner and all you have to do is punch in your zipcode for quick scanning.

I did however get it much cheaper on Amazon here  Not sure whats with the price gap here.

Great scanner!

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