12Re: Uniden Announces BCD396XT and BC346XT Handheld Scanners
- Sep 29, 2008I know I am looking forward to it. I don't have a digital yet so I
can't listen to bordering New Hampshire. I will be saving my nickles
and buying one when it comes out. The big seller for me on Uniden is
the size, as well as System and Group Quick Keys. I do wish however,
that there were more than 9 Group Quick Keys with the large increase
--- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "torontokris" <torontokris@...> wrote:
> Marketing is where its at.
> Create buzz, get people talking about it. Which they did.
> I agree the GRE's are ugly, and large (the PSR-500 is almost double
> the size).
> --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Iszak" <miszak@> wrote:
> > Well I have to give Uniden credit. They've created a lot of hype
> over this product upgrade however I can't help but feel it is a lot of
> sizzle but no flame.
> > The increased channel capacity (specificaly, increased talkgroups
> per system) and the temporary lockout features are VERY welcome,
> however they alone (and combined with the other features that should
> have been there since day one) is not compelling enough to buy a new
> > If Uniden wanted to impress or at the very least, make an upgrade
> more attractive, is have a "buy back" program where you could get the
> new radio for say $200 with the trade in of your old 396. I'd
> certainly go for that, as I'm sure a lot of others would too.
> > But at the end of the day, these features don't make the 396 any
> more attractive than the GRE offerings (which are still more appealing
> if they didn't look so damn ugly!!).
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: "donc113" <Don.Curtis@>
> > Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 14:55:00
> > To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
> > Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Uniden Announces BCD396XT and BC346XT
> Handheld Scanners
> > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "uniden.upman" <uniden.upman@>
> > wrote:
> > <hugely unnecessary copy of the complete original message snipped by
> the moderator>
> > Will any of the new features be available as a firmware upgrade to
> > the 396T? Obviously, some of them (such as expanded memory,
> > Exchange IF, etc.) cant' be...but some of them such as temporary
> > lockout, maybe NAC and so forth...any possibility of them on the 396T?
> > Thanks!
> > Don
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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