ARC250 PRO software


ARC250PRO is programming  and control software for Uniden BC250D / BC785D / BC296 / BC796 digital scanners  for Windows 7/8/10/11.

Sorry this software is not compatible with the Uniden BC780XLT / BC 780 xlt


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  • ARC250 includes the most versatile memory editor available on the market.
  • ARC250 supports all 4 Uniden digital scanners: BC250D / BC785D / BC296 / BC796.
  • Compatible with Windows 7/8/10/11
  • Webservice (requires additional subscription)
  • Program both conventional and trunk frequencies per bank.
  • Program memory channel tags, bank tags, trunk id tags.
  • Copy/Move/Swap memory banks / memory channels
  • ARC250 is the only software that correctly supports 7.5 kHz steps in 150 MHz range.
  • Support for the 6.25 kHz step ( 296/796 ONLY)
  • Compatible with Windows 7/8/10/11
  • Import CSV data
  • Import data from previous saved ARC780 mem files.
  • Export CSV data
  • Merge memory bank files when reading data from the 250/785.
  • Program Mode and Step in every memory channel.
  • Fill down option
  • Fill series option
  • Software shows you which banks are empty
  • Full clipboard support for import/export data to/from other applications
  • Insert/remove/delete/swap/sort channels with a few mouse clicks
  • Move/Copy/Swap entire memory banks or memory channels in seconds
  • Easy data toggle with mouse double click or space bar or keyboard shortcuts
  • Sort frequencies per bank
  • Sort a range of channels
  • Remove duplicate frequencies

Overview of EXTRA options in ARC250-PRO version:

  • Extended Search > Add 200 (!) custom search ranges to your BC250 (unlike other software these extended ranges are USER programmable).
  • History log in virtual control ( the most reliable log available compared with Trunkstar , Winscan and Scancat for 780 and 250/785 .
  • Log frequencies, trunk id's
  • Log new identified subtones
  • Audio recording in WAV file > ARC250PRO software automatically records audio when squelch opens in conventional AND trunk mode. The filename contains: frequency, trunk id, start time and date, end time and date.
  • Every transmission is recorded and stored in a seperate file. Use windows mediaplayer for easy playback of the wav files.
  • Audio recoring is 'busy' triggered.
  • Audio recording requires a soundcard with line input and a connection from scanner audio output to you sound card line input.
  • Custom color and font settings for Virtual Control display.
  • Auto resume on encrypted APCO 25 signals!

Data sheet

Scanner Model
Uniden BC250D
Uniden BC296D
Uniden BC785D
Uniden BC796D
Windows 7 / 8 / 10 / 11
Software Type
Programming and virtual control
Software Options
Activity logging
Audio recorder
CSV support
Free updates
Print option import

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ARC250PRO software

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