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Uniden BC346XT Firmware Revision Notes 1.05.00


Installation Steps

Here is what you need to do to apply the 1.05.00 update.

  1. Download the latest version of BC_VUP (the firmware update tool) by clicking
  2. Unzip the file you downloaded in Step 1 to your desktop. Then run setup.exe to install the firmware updater. (If you previously installed a version of BC_VUP, be sure you delete the old install files before reinstalling. These files are in a "BCSS" directory.)
  3. Run the BC_VUP3 application you installed in Step 2. Follow all on-screen instructions. You do not need to enter a registration key. When prompted, select the BC346XT scanner and the 1.05.00 firmware version.

What is Changed by This Update?

This update makes the following changes to your BC346XT scanner:

Previous Update v1.04.00

Using the Unit ID Feature

The Unit ID (UID) feature lets you see the unit ID of the radio currently transmitting on Motorola and EDACS systems. To see the Unit ID, you need to first turn on the global Unit ID option in the Settings menu.

  1. Press MENU.
  2. Scroll to SETTINGS and press E/yes.
  3. Scroll to Disp. Unit ID and press E/yes.
  4. Scroll to On and press E/yes.
When turned on, in Display Modes 1 and 2 the scanner will alternate the current channel information and the Unit ID information in Line 2 of the display. In Display Mode 3, the scanner will display the Unit ID information on Line 3 of the display.

If you program a Unit ID into a channel, you can assign an Alpha to the Unit ID. You program a Unit ID just like an iCall ID (press ./no then the Unit ID).


Update Troubleshooting

Follow these tips to troubleshoot any update problem you encounter: * When prompted, be sure to turn off the scanner, remove the batteries, and hold down both the L/O and 6 buttons while plugging in the AC adapter. The backlight should come on and remain on until the end of the update.

Revised Protocol

This protocol document revises and replaces the protocol published in The Complete Reference.

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