BC 346 XT
Alpha Text Display
9,000 Channel Programmable Handheld Scanning Radio
 
 
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail: $349.95
Discontinued
 
Your credit cards and checks are welcome!
This Scanner Has an "Alpha Text Display" So You Can Enter The Actual Words & Letters To Make It Really Easy To Identify The Channel & Who's Talking!
There Is Also The Standard Numeric Frequency Display As Well!
 
Product Features
 
TrunkTracker III - EDACS, MOTOROLA, E.F. JOHNSON
9000 Dynamically Allocated Channels
Location-Based Scanning
Close Call RF Capture Technology - Instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters
Fire Tone-Out
Frequency Coverage (BC346XT) - 25-225, 400-512, 806-960, and 1240-1300 MHz (excluding cellular bands)
Alpha Tagging
100 Quick Key System Access
Band Scope - Graphically finds radio activity
Compact Size
Temporary Lockout
Search with Scan
DCS/CTCSS Rapid Decode - Instantly Detects and Displays the Subaudible Tone So You Can Quickly Determine the System Settings.
S.A.M.E. Weather Alert - Specific Area Message Encoding - During a NOAA Weather or Emergency Alert, a code for your specific location will alert you to severe conditions in your immediate area.
Public Safety Scanner
System / Channel Number Tagging - provides rapid access to a specific system or channel
Compatible with BC-RH96 Remote Head
Individual Channel Volume Offset
Priority ID Scan on trunked systems
PC Programming/Control
 
Specifications
 
Attenuation 20dB nominal
Audio Output Power 320mW nominal into 24O speaker
20mW nominal into 32O stereo headphone
Scan Rate 100 channels per second max
(Conventional mode)
Search Rate 300 steps per second max
(5kHz steps only)
External Jacks Antenna Jack: SMA Type
Phone Jack: 3.5mm (1/8 in.) Stereo Type
DC Power Jack: EIAJ TYPE-II(Center Positive)
GPS/Remote Interface Jack: 4pin Mini Type
Internal Speaker 24O, 0.8 W Max.(1.26 in.)
Power Requirements 3 x AA Size Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (1800mAh)
3 x AA Size Alkaline Batteries
AC Adapter (6V DC 800mA Regulated) (AD-1001)
Operating Temperature Nominal: -20C to +60C -4F to +140F
Close Call: -10C to +60C +14F to +140F
Size 2.40 in.(W) x 1.22 in.(D) x 5.35 in.(H) (Without Antenna)
Weight 0.37 lbs (Without Battery and Antenna)
Remote Functions Direct PC control
Database management
Wired cloning
Display 64 x 128 Full Dot Matrix LCD with orange back light
Sensitivity (nominal) 12dB SINAD
0.4V 25–27.995 MHz AM
0.3V 28–53.98 MHz NFM
0.5V 54–71.95 MHz WFM
0.2V 72–75.995 MHz FM
0.4V 76–107.9 MHz FMB
0.3V 108–136.9916 MHz AM
0.3V 137–173.9875 MHz NFM
0.5V 174–215.95 MHz WFM
0.3V 216–224.98 MHz NFM
0.3V 400–512 MHz NFM
0.4V 806–960 MHz NFM
0.5V 1240–1300 MHz NFM
Signal Noise Ratio (nominal)
49dB 25–27.995 MHz AM
43dB 28–53.98 MHz NFM
55dB 54–71.95 MHz WFM
48dB 72–75.995 MHz FM
60dB 76–107.9 MHz FMB
50dB 108–136.9916 MHz AM
42dB 137–173.9875 MHz NFM
55dB 174–215.95 MHz WFM
40dB 216–224.98 MHz NFM
39dB 400–512 MHz NFM
42dB 806–960 MHz NFM
38dB 1240–1300 MHz NFM
Close Call Sensitivity (nominal):
280V VHF Low1 Band
130V VHF Low2 Band
60V Air Band
60V VHF High1 Band
100V UHF Band
220V 800MHz+ Band

Frequency Range

Frequency Range (MHz) Modulation Step (kHz) Name
25.0000 - 26.9600 AM 5 Petroleum Products & Broadcast Pickup
26.9650 - 27.4050 AM 5 CB Class D Channel
27.4100 - 27.9950 AM 5 Business & Forest Products
28.0000 - 29.6800 NFM 20 10 Meter Amateur Band
29.7000 - 49.9900 NFM 10 VHF Low Band
50.0000 - 53.9800 NFM 20 6 Meter Amateur Band
54.0000 - 71.9500 WFM 50 VHF TV
72.0000 - 75.9950 FM 5 Intersystem & Astronomy
76.0000 - 87.9500 WFM 50 VHF TV
88.0000 - 107.9000 FMB 100 FM Broadcast
108.0000 - 136.9916 AM 8.33 Aircraft Band
137.0000 - 143.9875 NFM 12.5 Military Land Mobile
144.0000 - 147.9950 NFM 5 2 Meter Amateur Band
148.0000 - 150.7875 NFM 12.5 Military Land Mobile
150.8000 - 161.9950 NFM 5 VHF High Band
162.0000 - 173.9875 NFM 12.5 Federal Government
174.0000 - 215.9500 WFM 50 VHF TV
216.0000 - 224.9800 NFM 20 1.25 Meter Amateur Band
400.0000 - 405.9875 NFM 12.5 Miscellaneous
406.0000 - 419.9875 NFM 12.5 Federal Government Land Mobile
420.0000 - 449.9875 NFM 12.5 70 cm Amateur Band
450.0000 - 469.9875 NFM 12.5 UHF Standard Band
470.0000 - 512.0000 NFM 12.5 UHF TV
806.0000 - 823.9875 NFM 12.5 Public Service Band
849.0125 - 868.9875 NFM 12.5 Public Service Band
894.0125 - 960.0000 NFM 12.5 Public Service Band
1240.0000 - 1300.0000 NFM 25 25 cm Amateur Band

Special Functions

Band Scope Function

  • Frequency Span 0.2 MHz To 500 MHz
  • Frequency Step 5 kHz To 100 kHz

Two-Tone-Sequential

  • 250-3500 Hz , 0.1 Hz Step Programmable

WX Alert

  • 1050 Hz Tone System
  • NWR-SAME System (Warning / Watch / Advisory)

Supported trunking systems

  • Motorola Systems: Type I, II, II/I (hybrid)
  • EDACS Systems: FM, NFM, and SCAT
  • LTR Systems

Dynamic memory allocation capacity

  • Systems: 500 max
  • Groups: 20 per system
  • Site: 1000 max (All) 256 per system
  • Channels: 9000 max (20064 memory blocks)
  • Channels per Trunked System: 500 max

Heterodyne System

  • 1st IF: 380.7 to 380.8 MHz
  • 2nd IF: 10.8 MHz
  • 3rd IF: 450 kHz

CTCSS and DCS Tones

CTCSS Tone Frequencies — 50 frequencies total (Hz)
67.0 69.3 71.9 74.4 77.0 79.7 82.5 85.4 88.5 91.5
94.8 97.4 100.0 103.5 107.2 110.9 114.8 118.8 123.0 127.3
131.8 136.5 141.3 146.2 151.4 156.7 159.8 162.2 165.5 167.9
171.3 173.8 177.3 179.9 183.5 186.2 189.9 192.8 196.6 199.5
203.5 206.5 210.7 218.1 225.7 229.1 233.6 241.8 250.3 254.1
DCS Tone Codes — 104 codes total
023 025 026 031 032 036 043 047
051 053 054 065 071 072 073 074
114 115 116 122 125 131 132 134
143 145 152 155 156 162 165 172
174 205 212 223 225 226 243 244
245 246 251 252 255 261 263 265
266 271 274 306 311 315 325 331
332 343 346 351 356 364 365 371
411 412 413 423 431 432 445 446
452 454 455 462 464 465 466 503
506 516 523 526 532 546 565 606
612 624 627 631 632 654 662 664
703 712 723 731 732 734 743 754
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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