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Category 3: Conventional Scanners with 800 MHz

The PRO-83 features 200 channels, 800 MHz coverage, and the "signal stalker" feature.
PRO-83 Conventional Scanner with 800 MHz Band

All Radios in this Category feature:

  • Minimum Frequency Coverage of 30-54, 108-137 (Civil Aircraft), 137-174, 406-512, 806-956 MHz (excluding Cellular), unless otherwise noted 
  • At least 40 Channels; most have 100 to 200 Channels 
  • All capabilities of scanners in Categories 1 and 2 including a search mode to find new or unpublished frequencies

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Current Scanner Models

Model# Type #Ch/ #Of Banks Scan/ Search Speed First Year Made Freq Coverage (MHz) Features & Comments Vendor Links 
BC370CRS B 300 10  70/ 75 2006 0.53-1.7 25-54 108-174 216-225 406-512 806-956 Receives commercial AM, FM, and VHF-TV sound; alarm clock  
Scanner-Master


Amazon

eBay
 
SC230 HH 1600 Dyn   2004 25-54 108-174 216-225 406-512 806-960 1240- 1300 Auto Racing Scanner; Dynamic Memory Allocation; may include noise-reduction headphones; Alpha Tags; CTCSS/DCS; Updated Version of SC200  
Scanner-Master


Amazon

eBay
 
PRO-137 HH 1000 10 90/ 90 2007 25-54
108-174 216-225 406-512 806-960 1240- 1300
Auto Racing Scanner; Can program mult freqs per car number; alpha tags; Signal Stalker I;  PC programmable Scanner-Master

eBay
 
BC95XLT HH 200 10 50/ 60 2006 25-54
108-174 406-512 806-956
Service Search; Close Call Feature; Scanner-Master
Amazon
eBay
 
BC92XLT HH 200 10 50/60 2004 25-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 "Close Call" feature; Service Search
Amazon

eBay 
 
BC350C BM 50 3 100/ 100 2003 25-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Service Search; Search Lockouts; Pre-set Band search only; inflexible scanner
Amazon

eBay 
 
PRO-84 HH 200 10   2006 25-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Auto Racing Scanner; Proprogrammed for NASCAR/BUSCH series drivers; Service Search; Signal Stalker feature; Includes racing headphones  
eBay
 
BCT7 M 100 100/ 100   25-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Feature to locate nearby Law Enforcement Vehicles, acts similar to radar detector  
eBay
 
BC278-CLT   100 5 25/25   29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Includes alarm clock, and AM/FM Radio; Service Scan  
eBay
 


Non-Current Scanners (Available Used)

Model# Type #Ch/ #Of Banks Scan/ Search Speed First Year Made Freq Coverage (MHz) Features & Comments Vendor Links 
BC800XLT BM 40  2   1985 29-54 118-135 136-174 406-512 800-912  First Bearcat scanner to cover the 800 MHz band.
  eBay
 
BC855XLT BM 100 5   1990 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956  
 eBay
 
BC860XLT BM 100 10 100/ 100 1995 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956  
 eBay
 
BC890XLT BM 200 10 100/ 100 1994 29-54 108-174 216-512 806-956 Lots of features but poor receiver performance; Auto-sort, automatic search and store for new freqs; channel count; tape control; optional CTCSS eBay 
BC80XLT HH 50
5
    29-54 137-174 406-512 806-956 No VHF Air Band  
eBay
 
BC700A 3 50  1     29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Marketed for mobile use; service search; regular search  
eBay
 
SC150 HH 100 10? 100/ 100 1995 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Service Search; Marketed for listening to auto racing; Yellow or black case (SC150B or SC150Y) 
 eBay
 
SC180 HH 100 10 100/ 100 1999 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Rotary control, alpha-tags, Service Search?
 eBay
 
PRO-34 HH 200 10 8/16 1989-1991 30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960 Old, but good scanner; very slow scan speed; strong image interference in 800 MHz band; handheld version of PRO-2022
 eBay
 
PRO-37 HH 200 10 25/50 1991-1992 30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960 Old, but good scanner; like PRO-34 but with faster scan and search speed
 eBay
 
PRO-39 HH 200 10 25/50 1992-1994 30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960  Replacement for PRO-37, similar features
 eBay
 
PRO-43 HH 200 10 25/50 1992-1995 30-54 118-174 220-512 806-999 Includes Military (UHF) Air Band; Top-Of-The-Line in early 1990ís; Very good reputation
 eBay
 
PRO-2022 BM 200 10 8/16 1989- 1993 30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960 Old, but good scanner; very slow scan speed; strong image interference in 800 MHz band, but also good resistance to intermod which is useful in strong-signal areas; Base version of PRO-34
 eBay
 
PRO-2032 BM 200 10 25/ 50 1993-1995 30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960 Updated version of PRO-2022 with faster scan and search speed
 eBay
 
BC200XLT HH 200 10 15/25 1987-1994 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Good audio quality, Very popular; one of the first 800 MHz handhelds
 eBay
 
BC220XLT/
BC230XLT
HH 200 10 100/ 100 1994 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Successor to popular BC200XLT, small size, not much audio, fast, Service Scan; BC230XLT is the same scanner as BC220XLT but comes with more accessories
 eBay
 
PRO-2026 M 100 5 14/14 1992 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Marketed for mobile use, small size, Service Search
 eBay
 
PRO-2027 B 100 10 25/50 1994 30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960  
 eBay
 
PRO-2037 BM 200 10 25/50 1996   Good scanner, especially for urban areas; triple conversion; avoids interference from overload and intermod, but not too sensitive
 eBay
 
PRO-2040 B 100 10 73/ 100   29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956  
 eBay
 
PRO-2041 BM 400 10 25/50   29-54 108-174 380-512 806-960 Selectable AM/NFM mode; autostore feature; BM version of PRO-64
 eBay
 
PRO-2046 M 100 10 50/ 100   29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Direct, Band, and Service Search, No Limit Search; Marketed for mobile use, small size
  eBay
 
PRO-2054 BM 300 10   2006 28-54 108-174 406-512 806-960 "Signal Stalker" tracks nearby signals; Weather Alert; PC Interface; Service Search  
eBay
 
PRO-51 HH 200 10 50/ 100 1993- 1998 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956  
 eBay
 
PRO-62 HH 200 10 25/ 50 1994-? 30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960  
 eBay
 
PRO-64 HH 400 10 25/50 1995 29-54 108-174 380-512 806-960 AM/NFM mode; autostore feature; Handheld version of PRO-2041
 eBay
 
PRO-83 HH 200 10   2004 25-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 "Signal Stalker" tracks nearby signals; Weather Alert  
eBay
 
PRO-99 HH 500 10 50/62 2004 28-54 108-174 406-512 806-960 Auto Racing scanner; Allows multiple freqs per car number; Alpha Tags; Preprogrammed with race car frequencies; service scan; CTCSS decode  
eBay
 
PRO-46 HH 100 10 14/19 1992 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956  
 eBay
 
RP-6150   200?        
 eBay
 
PRO-2045 BM 200 10 50/ 100 1996 29-54 108-174 216-512 806-1000 Military (UHF) Air Band, Selectable AM/NFM mode; Count Feature, Rotary Tuner
 eBay
 
PRO-2030 BM 80/ 8 50/50 1993 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956  
 eBay
 
PRO-2048 BM 200 10 50/50 1997 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956  
 eBay
 

Note: 800 MHz Coverage excludes the US Cellular Phone Band (824-849 and 869-894 MHz) unless otherwise indicated and may also exclude the adjacent 849-851 and 894-896 MHz bands.

Abbreviations: Scanner Type: B = Base; M = Mobile; BM = Base/Mobile; HH = Handheld
Banks: Dyn= Dynamic (User selects number of channels in each bank or "scan list") 

 

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