Question about Radio Communications
Can you use it as a police scanner
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Here is the online programming tutorial:
Here is the full manual Should include Quick guide:
Here is FREE programming software for the PC:
Includes hardware info. You can buy programming cable at Radio Shack to connect to your PC.
Posted on Jan 04, 2008
is it a digital scanner? You know that everyone has gone digital there fore making that kind of scanner outdated and if you are trying to listen to police u wont pick anything up. I was told that some raido shacks will re program it for you.
Posted on Oct 11, 2009
The 163 is a trunking scanner, so programming instructions are long and detailed, and they vary for each type of trunking system. Programming instructions are best explained in the factory operating manual. If you don't already have it, you can download/print the manual here:
You may also want to join a users group for the 163. Check Yahoo or just Google PRO-163.
For a comprehensive database of active frequencies and systems in your area, visit:
The site also has information that explains the workings of trunking systems, links to users groups, and a lot of other useful scanning information.
Posted on Jul 05, 2010
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