BCT 15 X
Alpha Text Display
9,000 Channel Programmable Base / Mobile Scanning Radio
 
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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 Technology - So you can keep up with the action on Motorola, EDACS and LTR systems.
9000 Dynamically Allocated Channels
Close Call RF Capture Technology - Instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters
Location-Based Scanning
Fire Tone-Out
Alpha Tagging
100 Quick Key System Access
Band Scope - Graphically finds radio activity
Continuous Band Coverage* - 25MHz to 1.3GHz Excluding UHF TV and Cellular
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.
PC Programming/Control
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
 
Specifications
 
 
Attenuation
20dB nominal
Audio Output Power
3W nominal into 8O speaker
30mW 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: BNC Type
Phone Jack: 3.5mm (1/8 in.) Stereo Type
Ext.SP Jack: 3.5mm (1/8 in.) Monaural Type
REC.Out Jack: 3.5mm (1/8 in.) Stereo Type
Ext. DC Power and Orange Wire Jack 3 pin (Center Orange Wire)
DC Power Jack: 5.5mm (1/5 in.) (Center Positive)
GPS/Remote Interface Jack: D Sub 9pin Male Type
Remote Interfase Jack (front panel): 4-pin Mini Custom Type
Internal Speaker
8.0O 5.0W Max. 77mm (3.0 in.)
Power Requirements
DC:11V to 16.6V(Ext.DC Power Jack or DC Power Jack)
AC Adapter (13.8V DC 750mA Regulated) (AD-1009)
Operating Temperature
Nominal: -20C to +60C -4F to +140F
Close Call: -10C to +60C +14F to +140F
Size
7.2 in.(W) x 5.9 in.(D) x 2.2 in.(H)
Weight
3.42 lbs
Remote Functions
Direct PC control
Database management
Wired cloning
Display
64 x 128 Full Dot Matrix LCD with Orange-color back light

Sensitivity (nominal) 12dB SINAD
0.4V
25-27.995 MHz
AM
0.3V
28-53.98 MHz
NFM
0.6V
54-71.95 MHz
WFM
0.2V
72-75.995 MHz
FM
0.5V
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
225-379.975 MHz
AM
0.3V
380-512 MHz
NFM
0.3V
758-960 MHz
NFM
0.4V
1240-1300 MHz
NFM

Signal Noise Ratio (nominal)
48dB
25-27.995 MHz
AM
41dB
28-53.98 MHz
NFM
54dB
54-71.95 MHz
WFM
48dB
72-75.995 MHz
FM
60dB
76-107.9 MHz
FMB
50dB
108-136.9916 MHz
AM
41dB
137-173.9875 MHz
NFM
54dB
174-215.95 MHz
WFM
41dB
216-224.98 MHz
NFM
50dB
225-379.975 MHz
AM
40dB
380-512 MHz
NFM
41dB
758-960 MHz
NFM
37dB
1240-1300 MHz
NFM

Close Call Sensitivity (nominal)
160V
VHF Low1 Band
110V
VHF Low2 Band
90V
Air Band
90V
VHF High1 Band
100V
VHF High2 Band
110V
UHF Band
160V
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
225.0000-379.9750
AM
25
Military Aircraft Band
380.0000-399.9875
NFM
12.5
Military Land Mobile
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
758.0000-787.99375
NFM
6.25
Public Service Band
788.0000-805.99375
NFM
6.25
Public Service Band
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
  • 250.0-3500.0Hz , 0.1Hz 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 (21120 memory blocks)
  • Channels per Trunked System: 500 max
Heterodyne System
  • 1st IF: 380.7 to 380.8 MHz / 265.5 to 265.6 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