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Uniden Home Patrol – A new era in radio scanning

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Well, it’s a new era in radio scanning

It used to be the case that you bought a scanner – from Radio Shack or some other outlet – then got a frequency guide (if you could find one for your area), then learned how to program the radio, then carefully punched in via a keypad all those frequencies and assigned them to memory channels in memory banks.  Then finally, chose the frequencies and banks you wanted to listen to – and listened  That was a lot of work.

Early scanners had 12 channels, then 100, then thousands.  Still you have to get those frequencies into those radios either through manual key presses on the radio or through software and an interface cable – if the radio had that capability.

Welcome to the evolution

Now the world is different.

The Uniden Home Patrol scanner is now available.  All the dirty work described above is done for you.

Take a look at the evolution (or revolution)

You can go to this website and see a demo of how it works

Interactive demo at –

Or go here, type in your zip code, and discover what this pre-programmed scanner will pick up in your area

It also works with an optional GPS unit so you can take it mobile and it will unload and load new groups of frequencies as you drive.
It can record audio
It has updatable firmware
and updatable internal frequency database… of every known assigned frequency in the Universe
It slices and dices…

Good for you, Uniden.  Innovation counts!  The Uniden Home Patrol scanner will set a new standard for ease of use.  The Uniden Home Patrol may bring new people into the scanning hobby – or bring former scanner enthusiasts back – for which programming digital modes such as APCO-25 was just too complex and burdensome.  This scanner will make those folks with scanners that have dedicated multi-function keypads think that are living in the middle ages.  Again, Uniden, good for you.  Uniden Home Patrol is a game changer.

Here is the manual for the Uniden Home Patrol Scanner –

Detailed Techical Summary and Features

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Written by frrl

October 2, 2010 at 4:18 pm

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