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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, see the scanner's Yahoo group, or check the next section

Contents

Firmware downloads

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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