Ways to Mount a Uniden BC-GPSK GPS Antenna

For those wanting to take certain Uniden scanners on the road and benefit from the embedded frequency database, the Uniden BC-GPSK GPS Antenna is a must have.  The antenna will help determine your location and coupled with some scanner settings, keep receiving audio within a predetermined radius from where you are. The Uniden BC-GPSK GPS Antenna plugs into a port on the scanner.  Not every Uniden scanner supports this antenna.  Two very popular scanner models supporting the Uniden BC-GPSK GPS Antenna, and already profiled on this site, are the Uniden SDS100 and Uniden BCD436HP scanners.  Keep in mind, the SDS100 … Read more

Car and Truck Mounts for the Uniden SDS100 Scanner

The Uniden SDS100 is the best scanner I have ever used.  While it pains me to pay for the DMR upgrade after spending so much, it’s still a great scanner.  I’m able to hear frequencies I could not get before.  Programming is about as easy as it gets using Sentinel. An entire article could be written about the merits of the Uniden SDS100.  Since this is a site about mounts, we’re going to write an entire article about mounts for the Uniden SDS100.  We’ll leave the technical merits articles to sites that do that better than we could. Mounting Basics … Read more

Mounts for the Uniden BCD396XT and BCD396T Handheld Scanner

The Uniden BCD396XT and BCD396T Handheld Scanners have been around for a while and will continue to be useful many years from now.  We still get questions regarding how to mount these scanners so though an article on that topic would be helpful. The Uniden BCD396XT and BCD396T Handheld Scanners aren’t very large.  The unit measures 2.4″ wide x 5.35″ high x 1.22″ deep – not including the antenna.  There is a rear belt clip and knob on the back of the scanner.  Take these off.  Nobody wears these on their belt anymore.  Removal will enable use of some good mounts.  Most … Read more

Handheld Scanner Car Mounts

Handheld scanner car mounts are an excellent addition for your scanning activities.  I don’t know about you, but I hate leaving it on my passenger seat.  It won’t fit in a cup holder and forget about putting it on your lap.  The addition of handheld scanner car mounts are a big help in keeping your car less cluttered and most importantly, keeping your scanner at a handy location in case you need to view it quickly. Let’s discuss handheld scanner car mounts.  First measure the dimension of your handheld scanner.  You need to make sure that the mount will fit … Read more

Mounts for Uniden BCD436HP HomePatrol Handheld Scanner

Uniden continues to expand their very popular HomePatrol line with the Uniden Handheld BCD436HP scanner.  I remember when a scanner meant having a book of frequencies to key in so that you could find the traffic of interest to you.  Things have changed radically and like the tabletop Uniden HomePatrol-1 and HomePatrol-II Scanner,  just key in your zip code, select the traffic type you wish to hear and the radio finds the stations by itself.  It’s that easy.  Up and running in minutes. The scanner sports a very reasonable size given the capabilities.  The size is important when selecting a mount.  The unit measures 2.8″ … Read more

RAM Mounts for HAM Radios

Mounting a HAM Radio in your car, boat or motorcycle is never easy.  That’s because HAM radio manufacturers rarely make mounts for their devices.  Today we discuss how a leading mount manufacturer’s products can be used for HAM radios.  RAM mounts are extremely popular because they are very well made and come with a manufacturer lifetime warranty.  The solutions discussed in this article are mostly made of metal.  The advice in this article also applies to scanners and many CB radios as well. There are two HAM scenarios that we will discuss:  handheld and detachable front panels from transceivers.  Examples of transceivers with … Read more