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Uniden Bearcat BCD436HP Police Scanner
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: $599.99
Our Price: $489.95
You Save: $110.04

Stock Status: In Stock

Product Code: 10-501853

Setup & Optimize:
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DC Adapter:
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Mobile Ant.:
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Carry Case:
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Backup Batteries:
   10% Off

Ref. Card:
   15% Off

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    Basics More Information

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

    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: 61 Write a review.

      0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
    The best retail outlet for Scanners!!! June 17, 2017
    Reviewer: Jay Jernigan from Hattiesburg, MS United States  
    I had a older trunk 4 model that I wanted to be updated.  The retailer once hearing what I need suggested this scanner and it has turned out perfect.  I even messed it up one time and made a quick call to remedy what I had done.  You will not go wrong buying a scanner from this company.

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      0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
    good job on this scanner April 14, 2017
    Reviewer: Gary Clark from worthington, OH United States  
    It worked right away after programing zipcode   it will not charge batterys

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      1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
    BCD436HP January 16, 2017
    Reviewer: David Leslie from Indian Trail, NC  
    Users must avoid A LOT to receive what is actually wanted. Favorites lists are a MUST and a Windows computer is essential. If you live between sites and/or in a hole, any rubber ducky antenna is not effective. SM programming is a waste of money. Do it yourself via computer. Other bad, batteries don't last long, back light is on or off it doesn't come on with lock on. Batteries don't charge unless scanner is OFF even when connected to a computer. Software is not all that user friendly, but usable. SM customer service was not friendly and wait times were long. Go to  youtube for guidance. SM blog seems to be helpful. Overall the BCD436HP is a really good scanner (for 2014 technology). I expect the next generation to be more user friendly, download updates via wifi automatically, backlight with lock on, usable with Apple ios, charge when scanning, scan while accessing the data base. It's all in the chip! Reception can only be enhanced by an antenna. Waiting for the next gen.

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      2 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
    Great but expensive September 27, 2016
    Reviewer: Kevin Kilmer from Vincennes, IN United States  
    Scanner performed as advertised right from the box. However, my county added new talk groups which required me to return it for programming and the purchase of upgrades to the tune of more than $100. If you're a DIYer look at Radio Shack.

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      0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
    New Scanner September 9, 2016
    Reviewer: B. Wayne Couch from Lebanon, OH United States  
    Scanner is a little complicated to figure out but it does everything. Great Scanner

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