GRE/RS Object Oriented Scanners FAQ

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Welcome to the GRE/Radio Shack Object Oriented Scanners FAQ. This document addresses common questions and answers, along with tips and explanations, that will help newcomers work with and comprehend the new generation of object oriented scanners. Specifically these models include;

Please feel free to add new questions (and hopefully answers) to this document. If a question or answer is specific to a scanner, be sure to specify this.

  • I am getting a Heap Error message. What is causing this?
    • You have some TGRP objects that are not associated with any TSYS. Delete these TGRP objects and reload.
  • What Software works with these scanners?

Win500 was specifically written for the the PSR-500 family, by the author of the scanner's own firmware.

  • What Software will allow me to control the scanner remotely?

Win500 has an included "server" function that enables you to monitor and control the scanner from Windows computers and Pocket PC devices over the Internet.

  • What Software will allow me to record what I hear?

Win500 will record each transmission on any "object", stamping the resulting .WAV file names with date, time, frequency, etc.

  • What Software will allow me to monitor the Control Channel of trunked systems?
  • Is rebanding supported? What do I need to enter and where do I do it?