Uniden BC365CRS 500 Channel Clock/FM Radio Scanner with Weather Alert
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In order to program the frequencies, we had to do it In addition, we returned this item because we did not realize it was an Neither digital nor trunked systems can be picked up by this. Digital and/or trunked systems have been adopted by most of the police, fire, and state troopers. If you are thinking about buying, you may want to check out your area first. It was a costly lesson, but we learned it!
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The answer from Ron is My question is the same as yours. Please review the scanner thoroughly. If it won't accept any programming at all, assuming you did it correctly, you may have to send it back. This scanner is the one I have, and I found it easy to program, but I am accustomed to scanners, so I did not have any difficulties. YouTube has a number of videos on how to program the BC365CRS scanner just search "How to program the BC365CRS scanner" and you'll find some useful The instructions that come with the scanner may not be as clear as the videos. Get someone familiar with scanners to help you program the scanner. Use the instructions included with the scanner. Taking the instructions to the letter can sometimes be confusing, which is why proper programming requires following instructions accordingly. Scanner instructions are not always clear or understandable, especially for those who are not familiar with the technology.
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Before purchasing, make sure you know what you're getting. Some reviewers say this is too hard to program, and I have to chuckle at their reaction. In order to program a scanner with a frequency, all you need to know is how to enter numbers and press a key. One reason so many unhappy people are not going to RadioReference and looking at what kinds of radio systems are used in their area is one of the main problems. In some cases, public networks have been switched to trunked systems, digital transmissions, or encrypted data that cannot be checked by scanners. While this scanner cannot monitor trunked or digital unencrypted transmissions, it can monitor most trunked or digital unencrypted transmissions. Just be prepared to pay between $200 and $600 for the most capable digital scanner, depending on whether your area uses analog trunked systems or digital trunked systems. If you are interested in seeing if this scanner will work for you, then you can check out For information about the frequencies used in your area, go to www. frequencies. com. This radio will not be of use to you if most of your range is 700 to 900 MHz. With this radio you can use it as a clock radio, FM broadcast receiver, weather channels, and analog VHF/UHF scanner all in one. This one was $69. I bought it from Amazon during a special offer. I gave it back because I knew it was someone who doesn't know how to read simple instructions. It is their loss, but it is mine. Some of the components were still packed in their factory plastic, so everything was still in the box. I usually find the "seconds" on Amazon to be a great deal. Despite its small size, the radio is well built and looks more like a bedside clock radio than a scanner. It's an attractive black plastic and feels somewhat lightweight. The looks may deceive you, but don't let them. Featuring a very flexible measuring range of 25 MHz to 512 MHz, this is a very capable radio. This scanner even includes VHF and UHF airbands, an extremely rare feature in one of its price ranges. This portable device includes an unobtrusive telescopic antenna that is adequate for monitoring the area locally. It is quite a sensitive radio, and, though I have not connected any outdoor antenna, I am concerned it might experience overload in an urban setting. Using the scanner, you can search through all the frequencies within its range and save newly discovered frequencies easily. However, it is limited due to the lack of tones and tags as a strictly a scanner. You can use tones to sort out multiple agencies on the same frequency, so you only hear the one you want to hear. Adding tags allows you to label a channel with an alphanumeric tag. The only frequency you need to memorize is if you only want to monitor 20 or 30 channels. With 500 channels, no one can do that. If you're going to listen to hundreds of frequencies, you might consider dividing the frequencies into 10 banks of 50 so that there is only one agency per bank, but this is really not the scanner you want if you're not going to monitor that many Despite its sensitivity, the FM section of the radio is decent. The sound from the built-in speaker is quite decent and the FM section does its job perfectly. This clock radio isn't hifi, but it's okay for the price. You will not be disappointed with the sound quality and If you want to use a better speaker, there is a jack on the back. It worked with a pair of powered speakers connected to my computer. Despite the low tone and low fidelity, it is a pretty good recording. This section of the website displays weather in a basic way. There are preprogrammed channels, and you navigate between them using the arrow keys. Most of the time, the clearest channel covers the area you live in. It does not take long at all to build an alert tone since the radio is continuously monitoring all the weather channels in clock mode. There is a loud tone when the NWS issues a warning. On the downside, the radio is sensitive enough to pick up an alert on a channel that's quite It is possible for me to pick up stations 50 miles away with a So far, there haven't been any alerts sent, so I'm not sure how realistic a situation that would As far as I am concerned, this radio will wake you up if there is a warning, and that is one of the reasons why I purchased it. The storms I see here are usually at night, and they occur in a lot of places in Illinois. 1 March 2018. As you read further in the manual, you will discover that the weather alerts only monitor what frequency you listened to before. If you need to use the scanner or FM radio again, be sure to use the frequency that covers your area. When the scanner detects local weather patterns, it only monitors those. Even if the alert is far away, it will still be picked up. scanner is a great value for its price, especially if you live in an area that still has analog conventional public safety channels, but it's a great radio as well if you're an aviation fan or a If you want, you can listen to CB chatter, too.
As a result of buying this speaker, I was hoping it would have a better audio quality than the smaller baefeng unit. It did not disappoint me. As a result, it comes in nice and clear and it also remains on the channel longer so you can hear the entire conversation, unlike the baofeng, which would jump to the next channel the split second they stopped speaking. The device has a blacklight display that can be toggled on and off as well as There is no need to even put the antenna up as I live in a populated small town on the east coast and receive crystal clear reception from the police and fire departments. It seems to me that those who claim this does not work for them are not aware of how it functions. The first step is to go to google and find out the exact channels your fire and police You can program the channel numbers into the unit once you find out which channels they use, and it will then scan between those numbers A scan cannot be performed just by pressing scan without first entering the channels you want to watch. Unlike your car radio, this is not a music player. There is a battery backup, a clock and a FM radio as well, which makes the device sound excellent.
Taking a look at some of these review articles? There are some reviews that are true, some that are false, and others that are The scanner makes it easy for you to decide if it is right There's no better way to listen to analog PD than on this CD. Furthermore, if you are looking for 800 megs, you will also be out of luck. My county's police (MORRIS COUNTY NJ) are now all digitally connected to the same system as me. This is something I can do with a digital scanner. Having this next to my bedside is the perfect way to fall asleep, as I can't sleep without it. Located about 30 miles west of NYC, I am a freelance writer. When using the stock antenna and especially a mobile antenna that is slightly stuck out of the window, it is great for analog reception in New York. The NYPD/ New York Field Department most of their analog footage is 460ish megabytes to around 482 megabytes. Regardless of where you live or where you live, I hear it all. In the event that you are looking for a great analog scanner once again without the 800-megabyte limit, then this is a good bought this on sale here for $65 a pop. Prices start at $85 and go up from there One hundred thirty-five dollars really wasn't that bad. You could program it even if you were a toddler. You might be out of luck if you want to hear digital or 800, but if you just want to hear non 800 megs, this scanner is a winner! With the antenna that comes out of the box, you'll have a range up to 50 miles.
am using this in my car. I have set it up to notify me of local EMS and weather alerts, and I have programmed I was really impressed with the signal strength--and with the quality of the audio. Even though this antenna is smaller than most car antennae, it picks up a lot more signal than my car Two things are important the speaker and the subject. I am amazed. Despite its tiny size, the little guy can be a real sound machine. There is a distinct sound throughout the entire house even though I only have the volume half way up. If you want to connect it up to something larger, it includes a headphone jack. There are two things to keep in mind The light is lovely, and it is nice to have little extras like sleeping after 60 minutes, locking out scanning, a 3) memory banks to store frequencies, and a system for finding and identifying them A good scanner function for EMS, fire, weather, air, marine, and police is also really nice if you are unsure of where you are.
It has all the features you can ever want out of a scanner for under a hundred dollars. Uniden has always been a favorite of mine (they made good quality house phones and other electronics) This is also of a high quality - It appears every button, knob, and ring is made of solid materials. I may not need another scanner for a long time.
rural area) using only the telescopic antenna provided. This radio especially appeals to me because of its Limit Search feature. As part of the decision making process, I selected the Whistler WS1025 since it does not have the Limit Search feature, which I later found out was not present in this scanner.
Here's my opinion Adding FM radio and an alarm clock to this scanner is unnecessary.
Can you please provide me with a list of any of these talks, or I would have to return if I could listen to them. It has been a great pleasure working with you, Lorraine.