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10 Best Uniden GPS Handhelds
for July 2022

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Uniden BCD436HP HomePatrol Series Digital Handheld Scanner. TrunkTracker V, Simple Programming, S.A.M.E. Emergency/Weather Alert, Covers USA and Canada

Uniden BCD436HP HomePatrol Series Digital Handheld Scanner. TrunkTracker V

Simple Programming, S.A.M.E. Emergency/Weather Alert, Covers USA and Canada

by Uniden
What We like

Whether it is across town or across the street, the BCD436HP keeps you informed. Now with the largest display on the market and more advanced features, the BCD436HP makes a superior unit for the scanner enthusiast..Instant Replay Plays back up to 240 seconds (4 minutes) of the most recent transmissions..Custom Alerts You can program your scanner to alert when you receive, a Channel or Unit ID, a Close Call hit, an ID is transmitted with an Emergency Alert, or a Tone-out hit. For each alert in the scanner, you can select from 9 different tone patterns, 15 volume settings, 7 colors, and 3 flash patterns.

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Product Features

  • The BCD436HP is the first scanner to incorporate the HomePatrol-1 ease of use in a traditional handheld scanner. Plus, Uniden's exclusive Close Call RF Capture feature, GPS Connectivity, Extra-Large Display, Radio System Analysis and Discover Modes put the most advanced scanner features ever right in the palm of your hand.
  • This user-friendly digital scanner will immediately begin receiving communications used by Public Safety, Police, Fire, EMS, Ambulance, Aircraft, Military, Weather, and more.Scan Speed - 85 channels per second
  • This functionality is made possible by combining the rich radio system database from Radio Reference with Uniden's patented radio system selection methods to correctly identify and monitor only nearby systems in the USA/Canada.
  • Simple to operate, no programming needed. Simply turn it on, enter your zip code, and TrunkTracker V does the rest.
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Uniden R7 EXTREME LONG RANGE Laser/Radar Detector, Built-in GPS w/ Real-Time Alerts, Dual-Antennas Front & Rear w/Directional Arrows, Voice Alerts, Red Light Camera and Speed Camera Alerts

Uniden R7 EXTREME LONG RANGE Laser/Radar Detector

Built-in GPS w/ Real-Time Alerts, Dual-Antennas Front & Rear w/Directional Arrows, Voice Alerts, Red Light Camera and Speed Camera Alerts

by Uniden
What We like

VOICE ALERTS - Voice warnings allow for hands-free operation and provide clear communication. Voice Alerts are programmable to fit your driving style so you can keep your eyes on the road with no distractions.

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Product Features

  • GPS TECHNOLOGY - Using GPS the R7 can remember and mute common false alerts (such as retail store automatic doors) along your regularly driven routes so you never have to listen to the same false alert twice.
  • DUAL ANTENNA'S WITH DIRECTIONAL ARROWS - allows the R7 to detect threats from all 4 directions 360 protection, with Arrows displaying the direction of the threat, it even shows the band & signal strength for each. Perfect just got better!
  • UNSURPASSED RANGE & SENSITIVITY - Industry Leading Performance with Advanced False Alert Filtering is THE choice for drivers who demand the highest level of protection against speeding tickets.
  • RED LIGHT AND SPEED CAMERA ALERTS - Preloaded Red Light and Speed Camera locations with Free Database and Firmware updates ensures your detector will never be out of date.
  • LARGE MULTI-COLOR OLED DISPLAY - is easy-to-Read and allows for more useful information to be displayed at once, including up to 4 signals simultaneously. This improves your overall situational awareness.
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Uniden DFR7 Super Long Range Wide Band Laser/Radar Detector, Built-in GPS w/Mute Memory, Voice Alerts, Red Light & Speed Camera Alerts, OLED Display, Black

Uniden DFR7 Super Long Range Wide Band Laser/Radar Detector

Built-in GPS w/Mute Memory, Voice Alerts, Red Light & Speed Camera Alerts, OLED Display, Black

by Uniden
What We like

Included Components: Uniden Super Long Range Radar/Laser Detection With Gps, Dfr7

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Product Features

  • RED LIGHT AND SPEED CAMERA ALERTS - Preloaded Red Light and Speed Camera locations with Free Database and Firmware updates ensures your detector will never be out of date.
  • GPS TECHNOLOGY - Using GPS the DFR7 can remember and mute common false alerts (such as retail store automatic doors) along your regularly driven routes so you never have to listen to the same false alert twice.
  • SUPER LONG RANGE SENSITIVITY - Wide Band Protection from All Radar and Laser Guns with Advanced False Alert Filtering.
  • ADVANCED FALSE ALERT FILTERING - the DFR7 has advanced K/KA Band filtering to avoid False Alerts from Blind Spot monitoring & Collision Avoidance systems in other vehicles.
  • VOICE ALERTS - Voice warnings allow for hands-free operation and provide clear communication. Voice Alerts are programable to fit your driving style so you can keep your eyes on the road with no distractions.
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Uniden BC-SGPS, Universal Receiver Module Kit, Simple Solution to Connect GPS Enabled Scanner or CB Radio, (Replaces BC-GPSK)

Uniden BC-SGPS

Universal Receiver Module Kit, Simple Solution to Connect GPS Enabled Scanner or CB Radio, (Replaces BC-GPSK)

by Uniden
What We like

Use for Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS).

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Product Features

  • The included cables allow for easy connection.
  • Provides GPS location data for Uniden Scanners and CB Radios, including BCD436HP, BCD536HP, HomePatrol-1, HomePatrol-2, SDS100, SDS200, BCD996T / BCD996XT / BCD996P2, BCT15 / BCT15X, BC346XT, BCD325P2, BCD396T / BCD396XT, and Bear Tracker 885 CB Radio.
  • Universal Serial GPS Receiver.
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Uniden BCD325P2 Handheld TrunkTracker V Scanner. 25,000 Dynamically Allocated Channels. Close Call RF Capture Technology. Location-Based Scanning and S.A.M.E. Weather Alert. Compact Size.

Uniden BCD325P2 Handheld TrunkTracker V Scanner. 25

000 Dynamically Allocated Channels. Close Call RF Capture Technology. Location-Based Scanning and S.A.M.E. Weather Alert. Compact Size.

by Uniden
What We like

System / Channel Number Tagging - provides rapid access to a specific system or channel

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Product Features

  • Scan and search 25,000 channels. With Close Call RF capture technology, this scanner will automatically tune to the signals nearest you, so you can keep track of what's going on in your area.
  • DCS/CTCSS Rapid Decode - Instantly Detects and Displays the Sub audible Tone So You Can Quickly Determine the System Settings.
  • S.A.M.E. Weather Alert, supports Specific Area Message Encoding weather alerts. During a NOAA Weather or Emergency Alert, a code for your specific location will alert you to severe conditions in your immediate area.
  • Quick-Key System Access (100 Keys), allows you to quickly access the systems you us the most often. Uniden Police Scanners feature simple to set up keys to the systems you want to hear. Press them to enable or disable the system.
  • The BCD325P2 comes equipped with Uniden exclusive features like Advanced Dynamic Memory System, Close Call RF Capture Technology, and GPS compatibility. It also includes support for the latest APCO Project 25 Phase II systems.
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Uniden MHS335BT 6W Class D Floating Handheld VHF Marine Radio with Bluetooth, Text Message Directly To Other Vhf Text Message Capable Radios, IPX8 Submersible Design

Uniden MHS335BT 6W Class D Floating Handheld VHF Marine Radio with Bluetooth

Text Message Directly To Other Vhf Text Message Capable Radios, IPX8 Submersible Design

by Uniden
What We like

Includes VHF Radio, AC/DC Charging Cables, Charging Cradle, Li-Ion Battery, Alkaline Battery Tray, Wrist Strap, Belt Clip, Antenna, and Printed Materials. Waypoint Navigation Navigate to your stored locations using the compass screen.

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Product Features

  • The MHS335BT is the perfect companion for even the most perilous seas. Its completely submersible design is equipped to handle the weather & waves, while remaining your fail-proof lifeline to information & communication that keeps you safe at sea.
  • It floats, meets the toughest waterproof IPX8 standards, clears its speaker of water after a dunking and even includes an integrated flashlight. NOAA Weather Channels Weather Alert and S.A.M.E. local location alerts.
  • Bluetooth Wireless Use smartphone app to set up the radio and text message other VHF text message capable radios. Auto Plot to Distress Call Built-in compass screen, & Water Activated MOB Automatically activates Distress feature when in water.
  • Full Class D Industry Standard DSC - Meets ITU-R M.493-13, 14, IEC 62238, with Integrated GPS Receiver WAAS, SBAS, and QZSS for worldwide accuracy.
  • The new MHS335BT pushes the boundaries of Handheld Marine VHF radio functionality, with Full 6 Watts of Power, Class D Industry Standard DSC, and integrated GPS.
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Uniden Bearcat SR30C, 500-Channel Compact Handheld Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Turbo Search, PC programable, NASCAR, Racing, Aviation, Marine, Railroad, and Non-Digital Police, Fire, Public Safety

Uniden Bearcat SR30C

500-Channel Compact Handheld Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Turbo Search, PC programable, NASCAR, Racing, Aviation, Marine, Railroad, and Non-Digital Police, Fire, Public Safety

by Uniden
What We like

EXCELLENT ENTRY LEVEL PORTABLE SCANNER This scanner is NOT for receiving DIGITAL communications (e.g. Project 25, DMR, NXDN). Some Police/Fire/Emergency/Public Safety Agencies in larger cities are switching over to DIGITAL Trunking communication systems. For Digital Scanners please look at other leading Uniden models such as the BCD436HP.

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Product Features

  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED! The Uniden Bearcat SR30C is a very affordable 500 channel hand-held scanner with loads of features in a convenient compact design.
  • THREE POWER OPTIONS: #1- The included USB cable will power your SR30C from your PC or other USB power source, such as a smart phone USB charger (not included). #2 - Two AA alkaline batteries (not included). #3 - Two AA rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (not included). You can also charge rechargeable Ni-MH batteries in the unit using the USB cable.
  • PC PROGRAMING lets you program your scanner using your PC. Close call RF capture technology instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters and the Priority Scan function Scans the channels you have designated as priority channels. Memory backup keeps the frequencies stored in memory for an extended time if the scanner loses power
  • DELAY FUNCTION helps prevent missed replies during two-way conversations. Other features include keypad entry, Earphone Jack, key lock, battery low alert, battery save. The triple-conversion design ensures excellent Performance.
  • LISTEN TO OVER 32,000 FREQUENCIES: Get started listening right away with convenient pre-sets for the most popular searches. Frequencies are preset in ten service banks, Non-Digital Police/Fire/Emergency, NOAA Weather reports, Marine, Racing, Civil Aircraft, Ham Radio, Railroad, CB Radio, and other bands. This makes it easy to find channels that interest you.
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Uniden Bearcat BC125AT Handheld Scanner, 500-Alpha-Tagged Channels, Close Call Technology, PC Programable, Aviation, Marine, Railroad, NASCAR, Racing, and Non-Digital Police/Fire/Public Safety.

Uniden Bearcat BC125AT Handheld Scanner

500-Alpha-Tagged Channels, Close Call Technology, PC Programable, Aviation, Marine, Railroad, NASCAR, Racing, and Non-Digital Police/Fire/Public Safety.

by Uniden
What We like

EXCELLENT HAND-HELD SCANNER (Please note: model BC125AT is NOT suitable for Trunking or Digital Radio system monitoring, (e.g. Project 25, DMR, NXDN). Some Police/Fire/Emergency/Public Safety Agencies in larger cities are switching over to DIGITAL Trunking systems. If you live in an area where Trunking or Digital Radio systems are used, you need to upgrade to a Uniden Digital model (D stands for Digital), such as models BCD436HP, BCD536HP, BCD996P2, BCD325P2, or HomePatrol-2.

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Product Features

  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED, this sophisticated scanner has 500 alpha-tagged channels in a convenient compact design with loads of features. Close Call RF capture technology instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters and the Do Not Disturb Mode prevents Close Call checks during a transmission.
  • SEARCH MORE EFFICIENTLY with 500 Alpha-Tagged Channels finding the channel you want to listen to is easy, with 500 channels divided into 10 storage banks. Organize your channels by department, location, area of interest, or any other way you prefer. Alpha Tagging lets you assign names to your channels, so you can keep track of who you are listening to.
  • LIGHTWIEGHT PORTABLE DESIGN, take this Bearcat handheld radio scanner with you on the road, or on outings. It packs plenty of features, the orange backlight display is easy to read, even in low light conditions.
  • GET STARTED LISTENING RIGHT AWAY with convenient Pre-sets for the most popular searches. Frequencies are preset in ten separate Non -Digital Police/Fire/Emergency, Ham, Marine, Railroad, Civil Air, Military Air, CB Radio, FRS/GMRS/MURS, and Racing search bands. This makes it easy to find channels that interest you.
  • LISTEN TO OVER 40,000 FREQUENCIES, you can listen to both civilian and military bands, including Non-Digital Police, Ambulance, Fire, Weather, Marine, Aircraft, Railroad, Civil Air, Amateur radio services, and Racing events.
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Uniden MHS75 Waterproof Handheld 2-Way VHF Marine radio, Submersible, Selectable 1/2.5/5 Watt Transmit Power. All USA/International and Canadian Marine Channels - Color Black

Uniden MHS75 Waterproof Handheld 2-Way VHF Marine radio, Submersible, Selectable 1/2.5/5 Watt Transmit Power. All USA/International and Canadian Marine Channels

Color Black

by Uniden
What We like

Instant Channel 16/9/Triple Watch - Triple Watch mode monitors channels 16 and 9 for a signal while you listen to the currently selected channel. The marine radio checks channel 16 and 9 for activity every 2 seconds

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Product Features

  • All USA, International, and Canada Channels - The MHS75 covers all USA, International, and Canadian marine channels, keeping you up-to-date with all the latest marine activity
  • JIS8 Waterproof Level - Uniden MHS75 VHF Hand Held Radio won't give up no matter how wet it gets. Whitecap splash, gusty spray, tidal wave, whatever, this radio can take it. The Uniden MHS75 2-way Marine Radio is built rugged to take the rigors of being out on the water, day in and day out with a full JIS8 waterproof rating. It also features a floating design, and is submersible for up to 30 minutes at five feet
  • All NOAA Weather Channels with Weather Alert - This radio comes preprogrammed with NOAA weather channels. The Emergency/Weather Alert allows it to function as a severe weather warning radio and will also alert you to any local or national emergencies. If the NOAA issues warning while this feature is turned On, the radio sounds an alert tone. You will then hear the emergency/weather broadcast
  • 1 /2.5/5 Watt Switchable - Select between 1, 2.5, and 5 Watts for short- and long-range communication - this is also a convenient way to save a little battery life. In most situations, the 1 Watt transmission power is all you need. If you find yourself far away from other stations and have trouble getting a response, you may need to boost the transmission power from 1 Watt to 2.5 Watts or 5 Watts
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Uniden R3 EXTREME LONG RANGE Laser/Radar Detector, Record Shattering Performance, Built-in GPS w/ Mute Memory, Voice Alerts, Red Light & Speed Camera Alerts, Multi-Color OLED Display , Black

Uniden R3 EXTREME LONG RANGE Laser/Radar Detector

Record Shattering Performance, Built-in GPS w/ Mute Memory, Voice Alerts, Red Light & Speed Camera Alerts, Multi-Color OLED Display, Black

by Uniden
What We like

ADVANCED FALSE ALERT FILTERING - the R3 has advanced K/KA Band filtering offering the Least Amount of False Alerts from Blind Spot monitoring & Collision Avoidance systems in other vehicles.

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Product Features

  • MULTI-COLOR OLED DISPLAY - is easy-to-Read and allows for more useful information to be displayed at once. This improves your overall situational awareness.
  • GPS TECHNOLOGY - Using GPS the R3 can remember and mute common false alerts (such as retail store automatic doors) along your regularly driven routes so you never have to listen to the same false alert twice.
  • UNSURPASSED RANGE & SENSITIVITY - Industry Leading Performance with Advanced False Alert Filtering is THE choice for drivers who demand the highest level of protection against speeding tickets.
  • RED LIGHT AND SPEED CAMERA ALERTS - Preloaded Red Light and Speed Camera locations with Free Database and Firmware updates ensures your detector will never be out of date.
  • VOICE ALERTS - Voice warnings allow for hands-free operation and provide clear communication. Voice Alerts are programable to fit your driving style so you can keep your eyes on the road with no distractions.

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