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Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner

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HomePatrol-1

 | Catalog #: 20-574
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$499.99
$499.99
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Product Summary

Scanner programming made easy.

Uniden's HomePatrol-1 lets you quickly hear the communications systems used by public safety, aircraft, military, weather spotters, and more. Simply enter your zip code and HomePatrol-1 does the rest. Whether it's across town or across the street, HomePatrol-1 keeps you informed. The HomePatrol-1 comes factory programmed for all known radio systems in the United States and Canada!


Frequency Range

25-30MHz Amateur Band 10 Meters
30-50MHz VHF Low Band
50- 54MHz Ham Band 6 Meters
108-137MHz Aircraft Band
137-144MHz Federal Government
144-148MHz Amateur Band 2 Meters
148-174MHz VHF High Band
225-380MHz Military Aircraft Band
400-420MHz Federal Government
420-450MHz Amateur Band 70 Cm
450-470MHz UHF Band
470-512MHz UHF "T" Band
758-787.950MHzPublic Service Band
788-805.9950MHzPublic Service Band
806-823.9875MHzPublic Service Band
849.0125-868.9875MHzPublic Service Band
894.0125-860MHzPublic Service Band
Cellular bandsNOT covered

  • TrunkTracker IV (Motorola APCO 25 Digital, Motorola, EDACS, LTR)
  • Includes microSD for storing favorites lists and recording transmissions
  • Factory programmed for all known radio systems in the United States and Canada
  • Zip code entry for instant reception of local Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 
  • City selection for instant reception of local services 
  • Autolocate quickly finds local systems even if you don't know where you are
  • USB connection to PC for updates through HomePatrol-1 Sentinel software
  • Weather Alert Standby (SAME)
  • Instant replay plays back up to 240 seconds (4 minutes) of the most recent transmissions
  • One-touch recording to capture transmissions for later playback
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What's in the box

  • HomePatrol-1
  • Antenna
  • "AA" Ni-MH batteries (4)
  • AC adapter
  • USB cable
  • Desktop stand
  • DC adapter
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • MicroSD card
 

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Manufacturer Warranty

  • Parts: 12 month
  • Labor: 12 month
Tech Specs

Customer Reviews

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Uniden®Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner
 
3.9

(based on 71 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (41)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (11)

72%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (30)
  • Clear signal (25)
  • Good audio (21)
  • Lightweight (19)
  • Rugged (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Emergencies (13)
    • Families (10)
    • Camping (4)
    • Boating / sailing (3)
    • Inside (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (21), Casual do-it-yourselfer (3), Professional (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (25)

    Reviewed by 71 customers

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    5.0

    Best Scanner out there... so far

    By Scanner Man

    from Rural Hall, NC

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Install
    • Easy to Use
    • Safe
    • Well Designed

    Cons

    • Pricey

    Best Uses

    • News Media
    • Stay Informed

    Comments about Uniden® Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner:

    all the negative complaints are from people that fail to read directions or can not understand simple instructions, I have 2 of these and have never had any issues what so ever, I update every so often and run the firmware update and then data base update, then write to HomePatrol. So simple and I have added my own FBI logo on mine when it boots up, remember you need to research your area and confirm what is being used and what is old info. Display is very good and mobile use with factory mobile mount installed in vehicle will be useful. Shop around, find the best price and enjoy what scanning offers, news happening right now, not hours later on TV news at 11

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Be very careful

    By Grandma

    from Oswego, NY

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Uniden® Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner:

          Do not Buy if you live in Oswego, NY
          It will not pick up anything from Oswego, NY.
          We bought one and had to return for a different model.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          police scanner

          By eddie

          from gainesville fl

          About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy to Install
          • Easy to Use
          • Safe
          • Well Designed

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Inside

            Comments about Uniden® Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner:

            This is the best scanner due to the no programming feature. It picks up local broadcasts right out the box.

            (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Please read

            By Bass fishin

            from Tulsa

            About Me Professional

            Pros

            • Better Than Any Other
            • Easy to Install

            Cons

            • Nedds Software Update For
            • Needs Free Update

            Best Uses

            • Casual

            Comments about Uniden® Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner:

            It is not perfect but I have had had many scanners and unless you want to spend hours trying to listen/program what you want this is the scanner for you.

            (12 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Don't recommend

            By Skip

            from Virginia Beach, Va

            About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy to Install
            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Uniden® Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner:

                Previously picked up Norfolk Va police, but have been unable to for the last 3 months. Have NEVER picked up tax from Virginia Beach Va despite running updates every other day. The premise of putting in the zip code is a farce. I can get Chesapeake Va and Portsmouth Va loud and clear using 234XX or 235XX. Very unhappy with my purchase. I now have to use the Police Scanner App on my iPad. Wasted my money. Virtually Impossible to contact Uniden by phone or email.

                (9 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                I can not pick up Norfolk, VA police.

                By Jim

                from Norfolk, VA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Hard to Use

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Uniden® Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner:

                    Does not pick up much around here.

                    (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Verry happy with this scanner.

                    By Quilter

                    from West Virginia

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use
                    • Well Designed

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Uniden® Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner:

                        Easy to program; great sound; perfect size

                        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        best scanner yet.

                        By dennis

                        from waco,tx

                        About Me Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Install
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Fun To Use
                        • Safe
                        • Well Designed

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Inside
                        • Scanning

                        Comments about Uniden® Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner:

                        fun scanning.working good.

                        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Very Pleased

                        By The Moore's

                        from Dillsboro, IN

                        About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Install
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Well Designed

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Inside
                          • Outside

                          Comments about Uniden® Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner:

                          My husband who has no tech knowledge was able to open the box and set this up with no problem. We live in a valley and the reception is great.

                          (9 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          not happy

                          By Dee

                          from Cleveland , Tn

                          About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                            • Difficult to Install
                            • Hard to Use
                            • Not Doing What They Said
                            • Poor Design

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Uniden® Uniden HomePatrol-1 Simple Program Scanner:

                              I bought this scanner the end of Nov. I have had it back to Radio Shack 4 times. to get them to help me. when we bought it , it sounded great but yet has done what we was told. I took it back Dec. 5th. not long after it was bought. we was told it would pick up our city and county, its digital gave over 450 dollars. not happy at all, took it back for the 4th time last night, they say they done this and that try again. its still not picking up city.

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