Uniden's UBC-68XLT offers a great compromise between price and performance and is ideal for those who are new to scanning. It has 80 channels and 8 band coverage:
- 68-88 MHz VHF Low Band
- 137-144 MHz Land Mobile
- 144-148 MHz 2 Metre Amateur Band
- 148-174 MHz VHF High Band
- 406-420 MHz UHF Band
- 420-450 MHz 70Cms Amateur Band
- 450-470 MHz UHF Public Service Band
- 470-512 MHz UHF TV Band
A feature that will be particularly useful for newcomers is the 5 pre-programmed UK search bands, which will help beginners get into the action. The UBC-68XLT has a large clear display and clear reception of marine radio, ship to shore, land mobile public services ...and so on. What's more this scanner has a high speed scanning function.
The Uniden UBC-68XLT can be powered by 12V DC or 4 x AA alkaline or re-chargeable Ni-Cad batteries.
Other features include:
10 channel per second scan rate - 10 step per second search rate - 2 second scan delay - Audio output 240mW nominal into 8Ohm speaker.