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Radio Shack Programming Software Free Trial

All new customers of RadioShack can make two complimentary downloads from the Radioreference database to program their new scanner for free.


Required Equipment

  • Radio Shack USB cable
    • As RS is no longer in the scanner business, you may need to hunt for the cable. See our Connecting scanners via USB article for more information
  • The correct BuTel software for your scanner

Scanners Supported

The current version of the software supports the following RadioShack scanner models:

  • PRO-96
  • PRO-97
  • PRO-106
  • PRO-135
  • PRO-136
  • PRO-137
  • PRO-160
  • PRO-162
  • PRO-163
  • PRO-164
  • PRO-197
  • PRO-404
  • PRO-405
  • PRO-433
  • PRO-528
  • PRO-2051
  • PRO-2055
  • PRO-2096


The scanner demo software has the following limitations:

  • the trial period is limited to 7 days
  • you can download a total of two systems for free from



How to Purchase

To purchase the scanner software and/or the Radioreference Webservice subscription for your RadioShack scanner please visit or call 1-800-SCANNER.

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