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Radio Shack Pro-433 scanning receiver

The Pro-433 was manufactured by Uniden for Radio Shack. The Pro-433 is the base/mobile version of the Pro-528, similar to the Pro-160 and uses the same software and cables. Note: this radio can not be computer controlled.

General Specifications


Frequency Range (MHz), Step (kHz)

 29-54          5
 108-136.9875   12.5  
 137-174        5
 179.75-215.75  6
 216-224.9950   5
 225-399.9875   12.5
 400-512        6.25
 806-956        12.5 excluding cell
 1240-1300      12.5


  • Can be updated to support Rebanding? NO
  • 4 different channel plans can be selected in Motorola trunking menu - not documented in manual
  • 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 but only one site or system can be programmed per bank
  • Military Air
  • Signal stalker I (with 10 autostore channels)
  • Triple-Conversion Circuitry
  • 1,000 Channels in 10 banks
  • Ten Scan Lists
  • Weather Search
  • Weather Alert Indicator
  • SAME-FIP Digital Weather Alert
  • Two Second Scan Delay
  • ID Delay
  • EDACS Partial Talkgroups
  • Lock Out Function
  • 200 Search Lockouts
  • 10 Priority Channels
  • 10 Priority IDs per bank
  • Four Service Banks - Police, Aircraft, Ham, and Marine
  • Hypersearch
  • Hyperscan
  • Direct Search
  • Key Lock
  • Memory Lock
  • Data Signal Skip (skips no-modulated or data signals)
  • Disconnect Tone Detect (scanner tunes into data trunk channel when it receives a disconnect transmission)
  • Status Bits
  • Manual Access
  • Liquid Crystal Display
  • Display Backlight-On, Dimmer, Off
  • Key Backlight
  • 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 the Pro-160,Pro-162 or another Pro-433 with 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
    • LTR Standard
  • System Voices:
    • Analog

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