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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, BCD536HP will load Police, Fire and EMS channels in your area.

List Price: $629.95
Our Price: $509.95
You Save: $120.00

Stock Status: In Stock
Product Code: 10-501854

Setup & Optimize:
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ProVoice Update:

ProVoice Update is for the areas using ProVoice Digital. See here for further information


Details 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
Uniden Siren APP - Video - Siren App Tips - WiFi Firmware Dongle Update -Available for Apple product under "Uniden Siren"

The BCD536HP is Uniden's new flagship mobile scanner...which incorporates two firsts. Like the BCD436HP, it is the first standard mobile scanner to include the ease of use of the HomePatrol-style database; simply enter your zip code and away you go. But, the BCD536HP adds to that WiFi connectivity, allowing you to listen to and control your scanner using your smartphone or tablet...from anywhere in your home, vehicle, or around the world.

About our Set-up & Optimize Service
With Scanner Master's exclusive Set-up & Optimize service we see to it that your BCD536HP 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.)

In the box
  • Antenna (Back of Set)
  • Mobile DC Power Adapter
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Three-wire Harness
  • Mounting Bracket and Hardware
  • Printed Manual
Unit Size
W 7 1/8" x H 2 1/8" x D 5 7/8" (without knobs)

Frequency Coverage:

25-512 MHz
758-824 MHz
849-869 MHz
894-960 MHz
1240-1300 MHz
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 BCD536HP 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
  • Back-lit Display and Keypad
  • Back-light-on-Squelch option allows the back-light to remain on during an entire transmission.
  • 64 x 288-Pixel Dot-Matrix Display
  • Serial GPS input for location-based scanning using the Uniden GC-GPSK.

Product Launch Video

BCD536HP Unboxing

BCD536HP: First Power On

Programming Your Scanner

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

Uniden's Siren APP

BCD536HP Remote Demo

Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 38 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Struggling February 1, 2016
Reviewer: James Brevelle from HOUSTON, TX United States  
I am still finding it very difficult to understand all the workings of this scanner.  I can get past the Zip Code entry business, but still find it difficult getting around all the "Bells and Whistles" after that!  There needs to be more hands on videos showing all these Bells and whistles in more detail.  I have had numerous Uniden Scanners in the past and not had this much trouble getting around all the menus and really understanding them all. I have read all the manuals and watched all the videos I can find on this thing and still struggle.  Maybe it will just take more time and study to really get the hang of this beast.


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Scanner January 29, 2016
Reviewer: mark boulanger from two harbors, MN United States  
This scanner is all and more than could be expected love this scanner it has more stuff in it than I could possibly ever use great price great scanner to

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a poor choice January 23, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person  
This scanner is supposed to be the future base station scanner for Uniden, however it Uniden has barley delivered on the initial promises for this scanner. First, they have only released the siren app for apple products, so if you have an android or windows device, no app or wifi features for you, plus the itunes app reportedly doesn't work well anyway. Second, all the memory for the database and anything you program is all stored on the SD card in the unit. If the SD card becomes corrupted or anything, like it did to me, the scanner is useless until you replace the SD card, and then you have to reload the database and everything. I currently own 4 uniden scanners, the BCD536HP, BCT15X, BC72XLT, and the BCD396XT. I have had the scanner since they released it and have yet to get excited about it since I got it and in my opinion, it falls far short of the reputation Uniden has built for themselves in the scanner world.

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BCD536HP December 24, 2015
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Saugus, MA United States  
Been monitoring public service form 1960. This unit is an upgrade from the BCD996XT. For my area of listening is mainly conventional and Motorola smart zone. The new scanner is more sensitive then the 996xt. It offers  ability to both use AGC and volume offset. Wish the  display was not a washed out off white color and information the same size as the 996xt . Set up using the ARC software made it easy. Pleased with the purchase and overall operation. Wi-Fi has not been set up as of this writting

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My scanner October 14, 2015
Reviewer: Dean Gellman from Brooklyn , NY United States  
This scanner is amazing just out in your zip code and your good to go

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