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* [ Easier to Read Pro 97/2055 Manual]
* [[Getting Started with your PRO-97 and PRO-2055]]
* [[Getting Started with your PRO-97 and PRO-2055]]

Revision as of 12:06, 22 September 2019


The Pro-2055 was manufactured for Radio Shack by GRE America Inc

The same scanner as the Pro-97 but as a base/mobile. Trunk tracker three technology. Can use Win97 to program with your computer. Note that due to firmware limitations, computer control is not possible.

This unit can be used as a desktop scanner or mounted in a vehicle.* Alphanumeric display shows ID code or can be programmed with service name. Backlit display and keypad for low-light use. Clones with the popular PRO-97 handheld scanner (#20-527).

Also see the Pro-97 page. All utilities and links listed there also apply to the PRO-2055.

General Specifications


  • A cloning cable may be fabricated using 2 1/8 inch mono jacks and shielded cable
  • 1000-channel memory divided into ten banks lets you store up to 1000 frequencies
  • 5 ID lists, 30 IDs per list, 150 IDs per bank
  • Adjustable ID delay
  • Lock out IDs in 'open' mode
  • 150+ most popular national frequencies preprogrammed
  • Covers most popular 800MHz triple-trunking police/fire/emergency systems in most metropolitan areas
  • UHF, 800, 900, Motorola, LTR, EDACS (GE/Ericsson) capability
  • Use as a desktop scanner or mount in, under or on dash of vehicle* with included DIN-E hardware
  • Signal stalker II—searches for nearby frequency transmissions within approximately 1000 feet of the radio. Scanner will automatically jump to nearby transmission and display frequency
  • Skywarn button—hear storm reports from spotters near your location minutes before they are broadcast on TV or radio. (requires one-time programming of one frequency into memory)
  • Weather priority
  • 16 character alphanumeric display can display ID code or service name
  • Backlit display and keypad
  • Clones to another 2055 or the popular PRO-97 handheld scanner—download information on the handheld to the desktop scanner, no need to program separately
  • CTCSS/DCS (Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System/Digital Coded Squelch) receive and detect
  • 1 priority channel


  • Frequencies: 25-54, 108-136.99166, 137-174, 216.0025-225, 225-406, 406-512, 800-960 (except cellular), 1240-1300MHz
  • FM/AM/PL/DPL mode, user selectable
  • Triple conversion
  • 60-channel scan per second, 75-step search per second
  • 5, 6.26, 7.5, 8.333, 12.5, 25KHz step (preset by band - not user selectable)
  • 50-frequency search skip
  • Air, police-fire, Ham, Marine, WX, FRS/GMRS/MURS and CB service search
  • WX and SAME alert with FIPS operation—get alerts for only your county (will not alert in SAME mode unless you have entered the FIPS code for your county)
  • PC interface
  • 20dB attenuator (global or by-channel)
  • Lock out, lock out review, delay and reset
  • EPPROM memory backup—will not lose programming if power is lost
  • Dimensions (LWH): 7.2x5.3x2.2" (18.29x13.46x5.59cm)
  • Includes AC and DC adapters for desktop or vehicle* use
  • Takes ADAPTAPLUG type "T" for power supply - now discontinued at Radio Shack.

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

Reviews and User Opinions

Related Pages

Discriminator Tap for PRO-2055

Use a 10K ohm 1/4watt resistor soldered to TP4 to the tip of a case mount 3.5mm (1/8 inch) metal mono jack. Use a .002 uF ceramic capacitor between ground and the tip of the jack.

Pro-2055 Discriminator Tap

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