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Uniden 360 MOD to Medium Wave

Postby Micky » Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:29 am

OK a strange title but I bet it got your attention, I have been told that the 10 KHz tuning step on Medium Wave re the Uniden 360 can be changed to the UK 9 has anyone heard of or knows of this mod, I know I can pack a ordinary radio but that's an extra bit of gear I just want one RADIO for a holiday trip.
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Re: Uniden 360 MOD to Medium Wave

Postby m0lsx » Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:06 am

Not as far as I know. I have asked about this before on the Craplins website before. As they advertise it as great for listening to all your AM/FM favourites. But they choose not to reply or even put the question up. This is not a bad little scanner. It's very basic scanner & no good on MW in Europe, but it is not a bad basic scanner.
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Re: Uniden 360 MOD to Medium Wave

Postby Micky » Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:20 pm

Hi Alan. A few weeks ago I went to the Barford ham rally, one seller had the Uniden 360 going for £40.00 we chatted as I got mine from Maplins costing £65.0 and it was the last one, took them some weeks to find it, anyway the Barford seller side yes I have heard of this mod but he did not have the details from a ham friend, so to my mind it can be done, its just a case of keep looking and asking.
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Re: Uniden 360 MOD to Medium Wave

Postby Minus1 » Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:12 am

The Uniden 360CLT is a VHF UHF scanner (25 - 960 MHz with gaps).
http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/ubc-360clt-de ... nner-n74cd

The notion of being able to change it to use 9 KHz steps on medium wave is utter nonsense. :rolleyes:
I reserve the right to ignore people who have made no attempt to the read the manual, and expect others to do it for them.
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Re: Uniden 360 MOD to Medium Wave

Postby ilikeradios » Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:16 am

http://www.k-po.com/data/shop/download/ ... NGLISH.PDF
Handbook says it covers 0.5-1.7Mhz, ie medium wave, but no mention of any means to set 9Khz spacing.
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Re: Uniden 360 MOD to Medium Wave

Postby Minus1 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:20 am

Thanks, bizarre that the MW band is barely mentioned by Maplin, possibly because reception is relatively poor compared to a dedicated MW receiver.

Beware of talk about "8.33 kHz", there is no mention of AM bandwidth, so it will only have a standard 25 kHz bandwidth receiver.
Whilst it will be possible to select 8.33 frequencies, you will potentially received THREE 8.33 channels at the same time.
This will be a problem if you happen to live where multiple adjacent 8.33 channels are in range, for example South Wales:

134.25 AMn "134.255" London Upper
134.25833 AMn "134.260" Shannon Upper

Only a few scanners handle 8.33 kHz bandwidth properly (e.g. AOR DV-1) and even then they don't show the channel numbers properly — as far as I know, only professional Airband transceivers do that yet.
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Re: Uniden 360 MOD to Medium Wave

Postby Micky » Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:12 pm

Thank YOU for pointing out that the 360 HAS medium coverage - I mean some people think they know its only VHF/UHF yes 10 KHz on MEDIUM WAVE or the BCB for the US market need I say any more.
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Re: Uniden 360 MOD to Medium Wave

Postby Micky » Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:17 pm

IF a tech member was to look at the circuit diagram would he not see where that 10 KHz filter was and change it, I am not that good at reading such details but I have changed filters in some VHF/FM tuner even in the DEGEN DE 1103 it have put in a 80 KHz and the separation is great BUT we are not talking about that band.
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