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Pro-160


Radio Shack Pro-160 scanning receiver

The Pro-160 was manufactured by Uniden Japan for Radio Shack. The Pro-160 is the base/mobile version of the Pro-162 and uses the same software and cables.

Note: This radio cannot be computer controlled.


Contents

General Specifications

Frequency

Frequency Range (MHz) Fixed Step Size Fixed Mode
25.0000 - 27.9950 5 kHz AM
28.0000 - 54.0000 5 kHz FM
108.0000 - 136.9875 12.5 kHz AM
137.0000 - 174.0000 5 kHz FM
179.7500 - 215.7500 6 MHz WFM
216.0000 - 224.9950 5 kHz FM
225.0000 - 399.9875 12.5 kHz AM
400.0000 - 512.0000 6.25 kHz FM
764.0000 - 775.9875 12.5 kHz FM
794.0000 - 823.9875 12.5 kHz FM
849.0125 - 868.9875 12.5 kHz FM
894.0125 - 956.0000 12.5 kHz FM
1240.0000 - 1300.0000 12.5 kHz FM


Features

  • Can be updated to support Rebanding? YES Enter custom tables
  • 1,000 channel capacity with 20 banks of 50 channels per bank
  • Multi-mode trunking (VHF, UHF, 800, 900, Motorola I/II/IIi, EDACS, LTR)
  • Motorola Control Channel Only scanning option in menu with selectable plan for 800/900 MHz systems (one system or site per bank)
  • Scan speed 90 channels per second
  • Search speed 90 steps per second (270 steps per second Hypersearch in 5 kHz bands)
  • Signal stalker I (with 10 autostore channels) & Selectable Voice Interrupt (AKA: Close Call Do Not Disturb)
  • Triple-Conversion Circuitry
  • 10 ID lists, 10 IDs, 100 per bank; 4000 IDs total
  • 16 character alpha tags
  • CTCSS/DCS abilities
  • 20 Scan Bank Lists
  • Weather Search
  • Weather Alert Indicator
  • SAME-FIPS Digital Weather Alert
  • 10 programmable Skywarn channels
  • Two Second Scan Delay
  • ID Delay
  • EDACS Partial Talkgroups
  • Lock Out Function
  • 200 Search Lockouts (chain, fine tune, service search, or Signal Stalker I)
  • 20 Priority Channels (1 per bank)
  • 10 Priority TGIDs per bank
  • 6 Service Bank Searches - Marine, CB band, FRS/GMRS/MURS, Police (Fire/Emergency), Aircraft and Ham
  • 10 customizable chain search banks
  • Fine Tune Search
  • Memory Lock
  • Data Signal Skip (skips no-modulated or data signals)
  • Motorola Disconnect Tone Detect
  • Motorola Status Bits
  • Manual Access
  • Liquid Crystal Display
  • Display and Keypad Backlight - On, Dimmed, Off
  • BNC Antenna connector
  • Memory Backup
  • Programming from PC/MAC (not controllable)
  • Key tones (for correct entry or different tones for errors)
  • Can be cloned from another Pro-160 or the Pro-162 using a 1/8" to 1/8" mono cable

RR System Compatibility

This scanner is compatible with the following Trunking System Types and System Voices used in the RadioReference Database, of course you must verify that the scanner will cover the appropriate frequency range:

  • System Types:
    • Motorola Type I
    • Motorola Type II
    • Motorola Type IIi Hybrid
    • Motorola Type II Smartnet
    • Motorola Type II Smartzone
    • Motorola Type II Smartzone Omnilink
    • EDACS Standard (Wide)
    • EDACS Standard Networked
    • EDACS SCAT
    • LTR Standard
  • System Voices:
    • Analog

Included Accessories

  • Antenna (telescoping right-angle with BNC connector)
  • AC adapter
  • DC cable with fuse
  • DIN sleeve and removal keys (2)
  • Mounting bracket with knobs (2), lock washers (2), screws (2) and rubber feet (4)
  • User's guide
  • Quick Start guide
  • Preprogrammed frequency list

Reference

  • To reset the scanner (erases all programming):
    • 1. Turn off the scanner.
    • 2. While holding down 2, 9 and PSE, turn on the scanner. "Initializing… Please wait" appears for about 5 seconds as the scanner clears its memory.
  • To restore the preprogrammed frequencies (overwrites user programming):
    • 1. Turn off the scanner.
    • 2. While holding down 3 and ENT/PGM, turn on the scanner. After several seconds, the scanner restores the frequencies.
  • To display the firmware version:
    • 1. Turn off the scanner.
    • 2. While holding down 2, 4, and 9, turn on the scanner. The firmware version and checksum will be displayed, followed by the scanner automatically cycling power and returning to normal operation.

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