Cedar Rapids Scanner question

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racerx29b

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I'm thinking about moving to the Cedar Rapids area in the very near future. I don't have a digital scanner yet, and I was wondering if the Uniden BCD996T, or the Radio Shack Pro-2096 would pick up the Police and Fire calls on the digital trunked system the city uses. Thanks in advance
 

splash1

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Hey Michael

I was told the bci25d card would not work on the CR system due to it having the wrong baud rate of (3600) and CR using (9600) or some thing other than (3600). Is there a way to change the baud rate on the bci250d card?

Rick
 

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splash1 said:
Hey Michael

I was told the bci25d card would not work on the CR system due to it having the wrong baud rate of (3600) and CR using (9600) or some thing other than (3600). Is there a way to change the baud rate on the bci250d card?

Rick

CR is a Motorola Type II system with APCO-25 on some TGIDs , it's 3600 baud


derrek_lee_25 said:
what's the cheapest digital hand held scanner i can get

Depends upon what your looking for new $400-500, used around $300
 
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