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The Pro-96 is discontinued and was manufactured for Radio Shack by GRE America Inc.

The Radio Shack is a Digital Trunk Tracking scanner which boasts the ability to track APCO 25 digital trunking systems, in addition to following Motorola type I/II systems and EDACS trunking systems.

NOTE Computer Control of GRE/RS radios is not possible due to firmware limitations.

General Specifications


  • Can be updated to support Rebanding? YES via a custom table
    • See Section 7.2 of the Rebanding article for the software links
  • 500 channels - 10 banks +Virtual Memory - Allows up to 5500 channels (11 folders)
  • 25-54, 108-174, 216-225, 406-512, 806-960, 1240-1300MHz range
  • Scan rate 60 cps
  • 5, 6.25, 7.5, 12.5kHz steps
  • TCXO for frequency stability (?)
  • Digital AGC
  • Adaptive digital tracking (ADT)
  • Digital signal processing (DSP)
  • CTCSS/DCS abilities
  • 12-character alpha-tagging
  • 5 ID lists, 30 IDs per list, 150 IDs per bank
  • L/O ID in 'open' mode
  • ID delay
  • Motorola Control Channel Only trunking
  • Backlit keypad
  • Preloaded with the most popular radio systems in the country
  • 6 search ranges/ 1 user definable search range
  • Search 'seek' feature
  • SAME weather alert/priority
  • 1 Priority channel
  • Zeromatic search tuning
  • Per channel or global attenuator
  • Computer Programming (not computer control)
  • 4 AA alkaline/Ni-Cad batteries
  • A cloning cable may be fabricated using 2 1/8 inch mono jacks and shielded 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
    • Project 25 Standard
  • System Voices:
    • Analog
    • Analog and APCO-25 Common Air Interface
    • APCO-25 Common Air Interface Exclusive


Volume Repair

PART #: 10983344 Pot Assy, W/Switch Volume 8.75

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