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Compare All Handheld Phase 2 Digital Police Scanner Radios

Handheld Phase 2 Digital Police Scanner Radio Comparison

Model Number

TRX-1 WS1088 BCD436HP BCD325P2

Manufacturer

Whistler Whistler Uniden Uniden

Scanner Type

Handheld Handheld Handheld Handheld
Reception

Monitor Digital Phase 2

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Digital Phase 1

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Trunking

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Analog

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Weather & NOAA

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor P25, TDMA, APCO-25, EDACS, LTR, Analog Motorola, Digital Motorola

Yes Yes Yes Yes

ProVoice EDACS

No No With Paid Upgrade No

NXDN

With Free Upgrade No No No

Frequency Range

25 MHz – 1.3 GHz 25 MHz – 1.3 GHz 25 MHz – 1.3 GHz 25 MHz – 1.3 GHz

AM/FM Reception

No No No No

Number of Channels

Virtually Unlimited Virtually Unlimited Virtually Unlimited 25,000
Features

GPS Capable

No No Yes Yes

Alpha Tag

Yes Yes Yes Yes

NAC Decoding

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Fire-Tone Out

No No Yes Yes

Location Based Scanning

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Close Call/Stalker

Yes Yes No Yes

Record & Playback

Yes Yes Yes No

Lit Keypad

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Headset & External Speaker Compatible

Yes Yes Yes Yes
Programming

PC Programmable

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Mac Programmable

No No No No

Easy Programming

Yes Yes Yes No

Software Included

EZ Scan EZ Scan Sentinel None

USA & Canada Database

Yes Yes Yes No
More

Storage (GB)

2 GB 2 GB 4 GB Dynamic

SD Card

Yes Yes Yes No

Range (mi.)*

30 30 30 30

Battery Type

AA AA AA AA

Battery Life**

8 hours 8 hours 8 hours 6 hours
Size (inches) 1.25 x 2.25 x 5.25 1.25 x 2.25 x 5.25 2.5 x 6.5 x 1 2 x 6 x 1
Weight (oz.) 12 12 12 12

Warranty

1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
Launched Summer 2016 Winter 2015 Fall 2013 Spring 2015
Key Feature Keypad Keypad GPS Capable Low Cost


Compare All Base/Mobile Phase 2 Digital Police Scanner Radios

Base/Mobile Digital Phase 2 Police Scanner Radio Comparison

Model Number

HomePatrol-2 BCD536HP BCD996P2 WS1098 WS1095 TRX-2

Manufacturer

Uniden Uniden Uniden Whistler Whistler Whistler

Scanner Type

Base & Mobile Base & Mobile Base & Mobile Base & Mobile Base & Mobile Base & Mobile
Reception

Monitor Digital Phase 2

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Digital Phase 1

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Trunking

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Analog

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Weather & NOAA

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor P25, TDMA, APCO-25, EDACS, LTR, Analog Motorola, Digital Motorola

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

ProVoice EDACS

No With Paid Upgrade No No No No

NXDN

No No No No No With Free Upgrade

Frequency Range

25 MHz – 1.3 GHz 25 MHz – 1.3 GHz 25 MHz – 1.3 GHz 25 MHz – 1.3 GHz 25 MHz – 1.3 GHz 25 MHz – 1.3 GHz

AM/FM Reception

No No No No No No

Number of Channels

Virtually Unlimited Virtually Unlimited 25,000 Virtually Unlimited Virtually Unlimited Virtually Unlimited
Features

GPS Capable

Yes Yes Yes No No No

Alpha Tag

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

NAC Decoding

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Fire-Tone Out

No No Yes No No No

Location Based Scanning

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Close Call/Stalker

No Yes No Yes Yes Yes

Record & Playback

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Lit Keypad

Not Applicable Yes Yes Yes Not Applicable Yes

Color Touchscreen

Yes Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable

Headset & External Speaker Compatible

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Programming

PC Programmable

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Mac Programmable

No No No No No No

Easy Programming

Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes

Software Included

Sentinel Sentinel No EZ Scan EZ Scan EZ Scan

USA & Canada Database

Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
More

Storage (GB)

2 GB 4 GB Dynamic 4 GB 4 GB 4 GB

SD Card

Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes

Range (mi.)*

30 30 30 30 30 30

Battery Type

AA Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable

Battery Life**

8 hours Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Size (inches) 6 x 3.25 x 1.25 7.25 x 2.25 x 6.5 5.75 x 10.75 x 3.75 1.75 x 7 x 5.5 1.75 x 7 x 5.5 1.75 x 7 x 5.5
Weight (oz.) 32 96 96 33.5 33.5 33.5

Warranty

1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
Launched Fall 2014 Fall 2013 Spring 2015 Winter 2015 Spring 2015 Summer 2016
Key Feature Color Touchscreen WiFi & Siren App Low Cost Keypad Removable Face NXDN


Compare All Digital Phase 1 and Trunked Police Scanner Radios

Digital Phase 1 / Trunked Police Scanner Radio Comparison

Model Number

HomePatrol-1 BCT15X WS1065 WS1040

Manufacturer

Uniden Uniden Whistler Whistler

Scanner Type

Base/Mobile Base/Mobile Base/Mobile Handheld
Reception

Monitor Digital Phase 2

No No No No

Monitor Digital Phase 1

Yes No Yes Yes

Monitor Trunking

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Analog

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Weather & NOAA

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor P25, TDMA, APCO-25, EDACS, LTR, Analog Motorola, Digital Motorola

No No No No

ProVoice EDACS

No No No No

Frequency Range

25 MHz – 960 GHz 25 MHz – 1.3 GHz 29 MHz – 1.3 GHz 29 MHz – 1.3 GHz

AM/FM Reception

No No No No

Number of Channels

Virtually Unlimited 9,000 1,800 1,800
Features

GPS Capable

Yes Yes No No

Alpha Tag

Yes Yes Yes Yes

NAC Decoding

Yes No Yes Yes

Fire-Tone Out

No Yes No No

Location Based Scanning

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Close Call/Stalker

No No No No

Record & Playback

Yes No Yes Yes

Lit Keypad

Not Applicable Yes Yes Yes

Color Touchscreen

Yes No No No

Headset & External Speaker Compatible

Yes Yes Yes Yes
Programming

PC Programmable

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Mac Programmable

No No No No

Easy Programming

Yes No No No

Software Included

Sentinel Not Included Not Included Not Included

USA & Canada Database

Yes Yes No No
More

Storage (GB)

2 GB Not Applicable Dynamic memory Dynamic memory

SD Card

Yes No No No

Range (mi.)*

30 30 30 30

Battery Type

AA Not Applicable Not Applicable AA

Battery Life**

8 hours Not Applicable Not Applicable 8 hours
Size (inches) 6 x 3.25 x 1.25 10.4 x 3.4 x 8.2 5.3 x 7.3 x 2.2 1.6 x 2.6 x 5.7
Weight (oz.) 32 45 41.6 25

Warranty

1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
Launched 2010 2009 2013 2013
Key Feature Color Touchscreen Only trunking scanner Base/Mobile Handheld


Compare All Analog Police Scanner Radios

Analog Police Scanner Radio Comparison

Model Number

BC365CRS BC355N WS1025 BC75XLT BC125AT WS1010

Manufacturer

Uniden Uniden Whistler Uniden Uniden Whistler

Scanner Type

Base/Mobile Base/Mobile Base/Mobile Handheld Handheld Handheld
Reception

Monitor Digital Phase 2

No No No No No No

Monitor Digital Phase 1

No No No No No No

Monitor Trunking

No No No No No No

Monitor Analog

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor Weather & NOAA

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Monitor P25, TDMA, APCO-25, EDACS, LTR, Analog Motorola, Digital Motorola

No No No No No No

ProVoice EDACS

No No No No No No

Frequency Range

25 MHz – 512 MHz 25 MHz – 956 MHz 29 MHz – 512 MHz 25 MHz – 512 MHz 25 MHz – 512 MHz 29 MHz – 512 MHz

AM/FM Reception

Yes No Yes No No No

Number of Channels

500 300 200 300 500 200
Features

GPS Capable

No No No No No No

Alpha Tag

No No No No Yes No

NAC Decoding

No No No No No No

Fire-Tone Out

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Location Based Scanning

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Close Call/Stalker

No No No No Yes No

Record & Playback

No No No No No No

Lit Keypad

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Color Touchscreen

No No No No No No

Headset & External Speaker Compatible

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Programming

PC Programmable

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Mac Programmable

No No No No No No

Easy Programming

No No No No No No

Software Included

Not Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Not Included Not Included

USA & Canada Database

No No No No No No
More

Storage (GB)

Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable

SD Card

No No No No No No

Range (mi.)*

30 30 30 30 30 30

Battery Type

Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable AA AA AA

Battery Life**

Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable 6 hours 6 hours 8 hours
Size (inches) 8.9 x 3.5 x 8.7 9.2 x 2.7 x 8.3 6.9 x 8.2 x 2.4 1 x 5 x 3 4.3 x 2.2 x 7.3 1.6 x 2.4 x 5.7
Weight (oz.) 40 48 24 14.5 16 10

Warranty

1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
Launched 2012 2011 2014 2012 2012 2014
Key Feature AM/FM Radio Low Cost AM/FM Radio Low Cost Alpha Tag Handheld


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