gps

  1. jonwienke

    Uniden Scanner Internal GPS Installation

    Eliminate the hassle and wiring clutter of the Uniden GPS kit by installing the GPS inside your scanner! Scan on the go without having to manually toggle channels on and off while driving! The installation requires a 1" square cutout in the scanner case, which eliminates the use of the factory...
  2. severance17

    Airspy R2 MCX port Useage

    I am a long time member of radio reference and a long time scanner user who has recently begun a dive into software defined radios (6 months or so). And I have recently purchased a number a of SDRs (RTL-SDR, AIRSPY HF+ Discovery, and AIRSPY R2 w/ Spyverter). And during this dive with the...
  3. D

    Georgia Trunked Systems with GPS

    Are there any Trunked Systems in Georgia that send messages and along with those GPS coordinates? Because in SDRTrunk there is a map feature and I was wanting to test it out. However, I do not know of any GA Trunking Systems that utilize GPS coordinates with their messages.
  4. B

    Newb in Ohio - up against a time constraint

    Good Morning! So a friend and I are taking a road trip across the country soon and he asked me to program his scanner while he is working on other vehicle aspects. Sure! Why Not! Can't be that hard! - or so I thought. I have years of experience in CB radios, Alarms, Remote Starters, etc, so I...
  5. N

    External GPS Engine/Antenna Help

    I've been searching around and I've seen a lot of mods for various GPS antennas, internal or external, for various scanners but none of them (that I could find) help with what I'm specifically looking for. I have had several vehicles with external NMO mount GPS antennas, and I have a whole box...
  6. P

    ARCXT: Not importing GPS Data correctly

    I'm trying to program a BCD996P2 to use location info. I have the option set in ARC-XT to download GPS data, but when I import what I want in the scanner, the GPS data is (out of) whack. Am I doing something wrong or is there this deficiency in the software? (I double checked in Sentinel, the...
  7. rvacs

    Setting up SDS100 for Mobile GPS Use...

    So setting up a mobile setup. Wish they made a remote head like they used to. Would love to be able to fit my SDS200 or even a remote head for the BTC885. So with this in mind going with SDS100 with GPS bucket attached. My questions are: - When hooked to GPS understand the GPS logo should...
  8. papa_p

    2011 Chevy Traverse with BCD436HP and GPS

    2011 Chevy Traverse with BCD436HP and GPS
  9. gkalbfle

    Uniden BC-GPSK Serial GPS Receiver VS Garmin 18x PC GPS Navigator Unit

    I have seen several posts around the net asking about these two units. I have now tried the both, and have the answer for you. The Uniden GPS utilizes the SiRF Star III e/LP chipset, which has a sensitivity of -159 dB. I have been unable to ascertain the chipset utilized in the Garmin 18x...
  10. rvacs

    Comparing BCD436HP vs. SDS100 vs. BCD325P2 for GPS

    Wanting a solution for the car (limited) space so going with handheld. GPS connecting (Auto Location Based Scanning) - Agency selection (ex: Police / DOT). So this may knock out the BCD352P2. So as I drive through a city want it to auto change to that city and scan say Police without me...
  11. andrew_m

    SDS100: GPS not working?

    Hello All I have an external gps unit from Jon here on RR. I haven't had luck getting it to work with my SDS100. I turn it on, green light solid, red light flashes every second. Changed the setting on "Setup GPS" to 9600 bps, range 0.0. Plug it into the scanner and the GPS on the bottom on the...
  12. J

    Availability BC-UTGC Uniden GPS Adapter for SDS100

    Hello friends! Has anyone heard anything about when these cables will become available again? I ordered one from Gigaparts back in June and the ETA originally said August. I just checked their site and now it says September. They must be heavily constrained! I don’t want to lose my place in...
  13. G

    Using GPS output of Macom 800 mhz antenna

    I have a Macom 800 mhz antenna installed that has the integrated GPS antenna in the base which runs to an SMA male connector. Is it possible to use this GPS cable for my Uniden 536HP GPS input? If so, how would I connect it up? Thanks!
  14. toydriver_det

    TYT MD2017 gps or no gps

    Is there a way to tell if my MD 2017 has GPS or not? CPS software says yes but there is no entry in Utilities in radio itself. Firmware version D003.031 CP Ver V01.16 Thanks
  15. rvacs

    BCT15X: BCT15X/HomePatrol GPS BC-GPSK Power Question

    Hello All, I have the Uniden BC-GPSK - GPS Cable. (And adapter cable for HP-II) Also thinking on getting a BCT15x for a trip to try it out for Bearcat Warning System.(BWS) Does the BC-GPSK - require Power? Is there another brand that does not require power? Also can the BCGPSK be used with...
  16. rvacs

    HP-2: GPS Setup - Best to Location Favorites or Scan Category?

    Hello All, Wanting to setup my HP-2 with a new GPS coming in. Want to be able to drive and use the GPS to scan close by Police and HwyPatrol. Have not really looked a lot into this - but is the best way - say if I want TX DPS (Hwy Patrol) to add them all in as a favorite in Sentinel and then...
  17. jmayson

    GPS-aware app for Android

    I thought about this while driving back from New Mexico last week. All of the scanner apps I have used are GPS-aware in that they can offer nearby feeds. Is there an app that will automatically switch as you travel from jurisdiction to jurisdiction? That way you're always listening to the locals.
  18. W

    TYT MD-390G won't lock onto GPS

    I've found posts about receiving another radio's GPS over DMR, but I can't find anything about displaying my own GPS location on the TYT MD-390G. As far as I can tell, it's all set up correctly. I have an ID from DMR-MARC, I've installed the code plug for my area. None of this should affect the...
  19. J

    Uniden BC-GPSK Serial GPS Receiver

    I have a Uniden Bearcat BCD996XT Scanner. I live in Jasper County, but work in Effingham County, which operates on VHF and Starcom. I programmed both county's VHF systems together in a system, and then the Newton tower as a system and Effingham tower as a system. I have the Mason tower...
  20. J

    Challenge for Uniden

    Let's see if Uniden can shrink their next HP scanner to shirt pocket size. Impossible? I present as evidence the Kenwood TH-F6a tri-band transceiver -- just 2-5/16 x 3-7/16 x 1-3/16 inches, with a Li-ion battery that has nearly twice the wattage of the BCD436HP. Introduced about 15 years ago...
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