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  RadioShack PRO-164 Police Scanner
RadioShack PRO-164 Police Scanner


 
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Comparable to the PSR-300, this is an all around fine trunking handheld police scanner with lots of great features (details below).
Our Price: $199.95


Availability: Please Note: This item ships from an off site location. Ships within 1-3 business days.
Product Code: 22-501222


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Product Description

The RadioShack(tm) PRO-164 scanner, built by GRE of Japan, is essentially the GRECOM PSR-300 in a different skin. This model is a straightforward trunking scanner with a standard number of channels and banks. If you're in an area with trunking (EDACS(tm) or Motorola) and no or limited digital, this is a great choice for a handheld scanner.

The PRO-164 stores up to 1,000 frequencies. You can program alpha tags along with the frequencies and sub-audible tone codes so you'll know exactly whom you're listening to. Alpha-tag programming is best entered with software. See ARC300 on this site for your software options. Also hear storm reports before they are broadcast on TV or radio. These reports are provided by trained in-the-field storm spotters in your area. Signal Stalker II will jump to the nearest transmitting frequency in your area.

  • Store up to 1,000 frequencies
  • Covers police frequencies in most metropolitian areas
  • Hear storm reports before they are broadcast on TV or radio, delivered by local spotters
  • Searches for nearby frequency transmissions within approximately 1,000 feet of the radio
  • Program a name to correspond with the service so you can see at a glance who you're listening to
Features
The neat stuff
  • Easy to read in low light or completely dark areas
  • Download frequencies from your computer to your radio scanner with optional software and patch cable
  • Clones with another PRO-164, 20-164 handheld or with the desktop version, PRO-163, 20-163
  • Now includes bar graph signal-strength meter
What's in the box
  • Pro-164 scanner
  • 6-inch flexible rubber antenna
  • Battery cases(2): alkaline (1), rechargeable (1)
  • Belt clip
You'll also need

  • "AA" batteries (4)
Manufacturer Parts Warranty
  • 12 month

    Manufacturer Labor Warranty
  • 12 month
  • Tech Specs
    Dimensions

    Product Height
    6.3 inches

    Product Width
    2.55 inches

    Product Depth
    1.77 inches

    Product Weight
    0.6 pounds

    General Features

    Model
    PRO-164

    Product Type
    Scanners

    Body Material
    ABS plastic

    Miscellaneous Features

    Supported Languages
    English

    Inputs
    1 x BNC(Antenna), 1 x (PC interface), 1 x Barrel(DC)

    Outputs
    1 x Phone 1/8"(Headphone), 1 x (PC interface)

    Power Features

    Power Device
    Non-rechargeable "AA" (4), rechargeable "AA" batteries and External DC 9V/300mAH

    Radio System Features

    Controls
    On, off, squelch

    Channel Scan
    Yes

    Includes NOAA Weather Channels
    Yes

    Includes SAME Alerts
    Yes

    Weather Alert
    Yes

    Marine Band
    Yes

    Audible Battery Alert
    Yes

    Display Features

    Type
    Lighted LCD alpha-numeric

    Display Illumination Color
    Orange

    Antenna Features

    Antenna Type
    Rubber duck

    Form Factor
    BNC

    Diameter/Length
    6 inches

    Radio Scanner Features

    Scanner Type
    Triple trunking

    Handheld Design
    Yes

    Memory Channels
    1000 Channels

    Preprogrammed Frequencies
    Frequency Range:

    Yes

    VHF Low 25.00000 - 54.00000 MHz.
    VHF Aircraft 108.00000 - 136.99166 MHz
    VHF High 137.00000 - 174.00000 MHz
    216.00250 - 299.93750 MHz
    UHF Low/T 300.00000 - 512.00000 MHz
    UHF High 764.00000 - 960.00000 MHz
    1240.00000 - 1300.0000 MHz
    Except cellular band: 824 - 848.9875 MHz and 869 - 893.9875 MHz
    Step: 3.125, 5, 6.25, 7.5, 8.33, 10, 12.5, 25 kHz


    Digital Coded Squelch (DCS) decoding
    Yes

    Continuous Tone Controlled Selective Squelch (CTCSS)
    Yes

    Follows Analog Motorola I, II, I/II trunked radio systems
    Yes

    Follows GE/Ericsson (EDACS) trunked radio systems
    Yes

    EEPROM memory backup
    Yes

    PC interface/cloning
    Yes

    Skywarn
    Yes

    Radio Scanner Features
    Now includes bar graph signal-strength meter



    Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 | Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

      3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
     
    great scanner February 28, 2012
    Reviewer: Anonymous Person from hernando, FL United States  
    awsome scanner easy to program great reception with upgraded antenna has great battery life if you get rechargable ones wish it could be upgraded to digital

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      1 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
     
    Not metro area-friendly December 7, 2011
    Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Renton, WA United States  
    Very unfriendly in large metropolis, cannot follow APCO-25, easy to switch frequencies but hard to switch TGs. Can hold 1,000 freqs, 1,500 TGs and 150 TGs/bank. Only one TRS per bank. EDACS networked systems must be entered into separate banks which manual didn't say!

    If you live in a large metropolis, then STAY AWAY FROM THIS PIECE OF $**T. Get a Uniden DMA instead.

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