bct-15x

  1. Edelweiss

    Power Cable wire assignments

    Hi, just received a second BCT15X that came with a brand new power cable. As none of these scanners has a manual can someone please confirm the wire assignments: Red = Orange = Black = Sort of evident I know but what is the third wire for? Permanent power? Chassis? Thanks!
  2. Edelweiss

    Proscan at times recording silent audio files after startup. Familiar?

    Hi Wonder if this was experienced by others, starting up PS, appears to run normally but at times records silent audio files. Missed an important transmission recently this way. Using external USB sound card for this. Closing PS and using other recorder shows sound card records the audio from...
  3. Edelweiss

    BCT15X: BCT-15X Viewing Lockouts?

    Hi Does anyone know if there is an easy way to view temporary or permanently locked out channels? that would be very helpful to know. Thanks! Mike
  4. CityNewsSupport

    Some Changes Made To My Mobile Radio Scanner Setup

    Yep still using Household Plumbing as a Scanner Rack:) The van is also new we went from a 2016 to a 2021 Ram Promaster City
  5. K

    BCT15X: Mass State Police Trunking System (Troops A-H) Issue

    I am working with a friend to program his BCT15X using the Freescan software, currently we have programed all the Barnstable county public service channels, these of which work perfectly fine. (BCSO2-5.pdf has the system written out for review). Now we have worked to program all of the Mass...
  6. J

    BCT15X: Rechargable Battery source for BCT15X

    Hello, I am looking at getting a BCT15X for scanning railroad frequencies. I'd prefer to have a rechargable battery outlet to hook it up to in the car instead of using the car itself. The scanner would be the only thing it would be powering. The longer it lasts, the better, although 6-8 hours...
  7. S

    OP25 with Discriminator Audio Question

    I've added a discriminator jack to my BCT15x and I am able to decode p25 easily with DSDPlus. I would like to do the same with OP25 so that I can decode on a pi4. However I have not been able to figure out if OP25 has an option for accepting discriminator audio via the microphone jack. I have...
  8. Uniden BCT15X

    Uniden BCT15X

    Selling "used" BCT15X scanner. Still has the screen protector stuck onto it from when you but the units. Included: Scanner, Wall Power Unit, and standard antenna unit came with. What you see in pictures is what you get.
  9. JimD56

    Shack/Office (In Progress)

    My home office Shack is a work in progress. I will be eventually adding 2 more BCT15x's for non-trunked VHF/UHF. I'm running the first PC 2 Screens with 3 instances of ProScan, listening to 6 Broadcastify Feeds, an RTL1090-SDR Dongle-Virtual Radar. The second PC is an old Dell Win 7, old...
  10. parkerkowens

    Need info on becoming a feed provider with my BCT15X and some opinions on providing a better feed for my community

    Hello i need some information on what i need/need to do to be able to connect my BCT15X so i can become a feed broadcaster. i also need an opinion on something. Okay so there is currently someone else providing a feed for my area but there are quite a few audio issues and it seems they are not...
  11. S

    BCT15X: Sick Scanner?

    Where to start. Thanks for your help up front!! The BCT 15X I have works great when I direct dial and single freq to listen to. When scanning programs the frequencies hit will come in for about 5 seconds then fade out for about a second then come in for 5 seconds and fade out of a second...
  12. J

    OLD but Great Motorola P110

    Hello all, Fairly new to programming radios. Can anyone suggest where to get a cable to program the Motorola Radius P110 series radios? Thanks just need help on getting the frequencies off the Motorola P110 with out using the CC on my scanners but I wanna add the frequencys to my "New...
  13. rvacs

    BCT15X: BCT15x vs. BearTracker 885 -changes?

    So my questions revolve around BCT15x vs. BearTracker 885 @UpMan What in regards to the frequencies pre-programmed have changed? Are they more current in the 885? (Guess it has a Update feature) - Does the 15x have a way to update its pre-programmed frequencies for the states? Is the...
  14. K

    Uniden BCT15X Problem

    Hello everyone, I recently just purchase 2 used BCT15X scanners and I'm having a problem with both of them. I can program in the systems I want to monitor no problem with free scan but when I actually go to listen to them on the scanner I receive nothig, no signal bars and NFM is constantly...
  15. 8

    BCT15X: Need Help, Please!!!

    I recently purchased the Uniden BC-15x and since having it my hands am unable to listen to the things I need to. I downloaded "Freescan" and spent a couple of hours inputting many frequencies. The frequencies I need are LA County Fire, San Bernardino Fire, LA Sheriff Dispatch, LA Sheriff L-TAC...
  16. helvis

    BCD996XT Question

    I'm thinking about buying the the BCD996XT. I live in San Diego County and most of what I want to scan is in digital format. I looked into the BCT15X because of the price but it won't receive digital. Does Uniden plan on adding the "Bear Tracker" feature to the BCD996XT in the future?
  17. J

    BCT15X, Service Scan problem?

    So I was setting up my scanner, after viewing some tutorials online. I made two systems. The first was a trunked system , and the second was a conventional. On both, I did not set quick keys, etc. After programming it started scanning: The first system, then the second system, and then...
  18. jassing

    Scanner choices... too many.

    I'm not new to scanners, just not a technogeek (Positive term here) in radios.. I just enjoy it... I've had a Pro-2026 for years. been more or less happy with it; it has served me well (love the small size). The other night; I got irked about not following trunk'd transmissions and decided to...
  19. AK4FD

    Negative Channel Dropout Delay?!?!?!?

    I have a BCT-15X... Can someone please explain what Negative Channel Dropout Delay (Forced Resume) is/means? All I see is a few sets of negative #'s and I have Googled and Wiki'd and nothing seems to clarify what its purpose is... Much appreciated! :)
  20. AK4FD

    Unit ID's...?

    I have a question I hope someone can answer... I've looked up and down and can't seem to find anything on the topic but on the BCT-15X when you have Unit ID's enabled and they show up, is there a way to program the Unit ID's using FreeScan or whatever software that when a Unit ID shows up I can...
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