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Pro-106 and Pro-197 CPU/DSP Upgrades


Please use this article to document all CPU and DSP upgrades for the Radio Shack Pro-197 and Pro-106 scanners.

To find the updates, check the software support page of the RS website or the files section of the scanner's Yahoo group;


Contents

Display Current Firmware Level

You can check the firmware version levels by pressing '3' while the scanner's powerup Welcome Message is displayed.

A sample output (Latest versions shown):

  • uP App Ver: RF2.1
  • DSP AppVer: RF1.4
  • DSP VocVer: RF1.0

CPU 2.1 Upgrade

  • Discussion thread: here

CPU 2.1 fixes

  • Fixed Marine, VHF, and UHF search frequencies

CPU 2.0 Upgrade

  • Discussion thread: here

CPU 2.0 fixes

  • Pressing the ATT key during scanning while on a CONV object causes the object

to be stored to EEPROM immediately. This eliminates the possibility of the ATT status change being lost due to a Priority check.

  • Changed 154-156MHz range to accommodate Marine channels
  • Added duplicate checking to conventional channels created via PGM NEW CONV

CPU 1.9 Upgrade

  • Discussion thread: here

CPU 1.9 fixes

  • Pressing the ATT key during scanning while on a CONV object causes the object to be stored to EEPROM immediately. This eliminates the possibility of the ATT status change being lost due to a Priority check

CPU 1.8 and DSP 1.4 Upgrades

  • Discussion thread: here

CPU 1.8 fixes

  • Adds patch support for P25, Motorola and EDACS trunking
  • Changes CCDump type string to "EDn" if "narrow invert" is turned on
  • Corrects LCD “mirror image” issue

DSP 1.4 fixes

  • Minimizes the possibility of a previous NAC displayed on a new transmission.

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