The Radio Shack Pro is an easy scanner to program, but it does require a re-think of how to set up a scanner. Yes, it has some quirks. It is best to use your computer as a place to modify the library for the scanner as it is way faster. Scanner firmware can be updated from SD card. I’ve also owned Uniden scanners and they are also some good scanners.
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I also recommend PowerX rechargeable AA batteries for this scanner. I also recommend using a card reader as the scanner makes for very very slow downloading of libraries and making changes.
They seem to be very long lived.
I have found that the Radio Shack scanners are my preference. Anyhow, I sent it to an independent repair facility in NY state. Email Subscription You are not subscribed to this review. I am waiting for the Whistler WS, really the mobile version of this scanner.
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Shortly afterwards, all intellectual property for this product was grrcom by The Whistler Group. Retrieved from ” http: To re-install, follow the pictorial for how it goes in.
Now that Radio Shack is in receivership, their are some great deals on these scanners. With the right antenna and learning the software, this scanner at current prices cannot be beat.
Push on the card with your fingernail and it will pop out. Great sensitivity but most importantly, it tracks mhz trunking systems properly unlike the Unidens. They just sound better and seem to receive better than the Uniden scanners to me.
To access this card, it is located on the left side under the batter cover. Using the included Radio Shack software which connects to http: After having MANY scanners in the last 30 years, this is my favorite.
It’s likely due to taking the unit in my vehicle, while not shutting it off every time I used my 2-meter rig, at only 10 watts, even though I always unplugged the antenna from the unit when transmitting on 2-meters. That fear I have discovered is unfounded. Grecok does a good job of giving you every option possible, but their system of scan sets and such never seems to work as one would expect. Part numbers are no longer available from Radio Shacks website, may be available from other sources.
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When programming this scanner, just remember to download the files to your computer, then modify them for things like what departments you want to hear, LED and sound alerts. Put in your zip code or whatever area zip code you wish to monitor, pick the services which are clearly labeled including Ham Radio and using the Radio Psr-80 database your channels are populated!
A very costly lesson learned. This scanner can be the most frustrating or simple scanner that you have ever used The discone antennas that most people think are great are really not if you do a side by side comparison grecoj the Omni X. Just remember that you should also use the lower menu on the bottom to access the different downloads for modifications. This one outshines them all. Those that don’t like the I-pod menu driven set up are set in the ‘s style of scanner or have fat fingers.
Simple to program from music player style interface. They will be going up in price as ;sr-800 realize that this scanner is an incredible deal.
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I did eventually ppsr-800 the film with nail polish and q-tips. Then install the Micro SSD card in the scanner and then the scanner will update. Contact the site with comments or questions.