How can I eliminate the annoying beep-beep-beep sounds, that follows frequencies. Something is not programmed right. It is not scanning properly, because it stops on certain frequencies. I'm sick of locking out my primary channel which I need for police/fire.
Please help ASAP
Manchester, NH e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org
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You probably have all frequencies in that bank locked out and all other banks locket out as well so you are seeing "All Ranges Locked Out."
You should be able to just push the number of the bank you want to have active again and activate it. If you have locked out some frequencies just press "MAN" for manual and scroll up and down through all the frequencies and hit "L/O" and the L/O will change to l/o (lower case letters) indicating the frequency is no longer locked. This has to be done manually for every frequency as there is no "master unlock" function on this scanner.
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There is no such thing as "dual trunking" or "triple trunking." Such terms are used by manufacturers to indicate the number of trunking systems that a scanner is capable of monitoring. The PRO-95 is designated as a Dual Trunk-Tracking scanner because it is capable of monitoring both Motorola and EDACS systems. Programming a trunking system in to a scanner is a detailed process that requires a bit of research.
For details on active trunking systems in your area, and a lot of other useful scanning information, visit:
Once you have the system information you can follow the programming steps outlined in your scanner's operating instructions. If you don't already have the manual, you can download and print it here:
Sorry, but it can't be done, for at least two reasons. Cellular bands are out of the tuning range of your scanner, and it cannot be modified to receive the cellular frequencies. Virtually all cellular signals are now digital, and the PRO-95 is an analog-only scanner.
Are you pressing the "SCAN" button? Try pressing the "search" button on the bottom left of the key board. If you want to use the "SCAN" button you need to program frequencies into the banks.
When you first turn on the pro 95 and the dual trunking screen is still
on insert (gently) a pin or straightend paper clip in the small hole
just above and to the right of the external power plug. That will reset
the radio. Once it is reset (wait until it finishes resetting) you may
need to initialize it. Turn it off then back on, while it is still
displaying the dual trunking screen press "0" and then the "1". Do not
turn the radio off until the Initializing is finished. Now re
program your radio if you with to use the "SCAN" button. Other wise you
should be able to use the "search" button to select the service you
wish to listen to. This may be a little overkill but it doesn't hurt. Hope this helps.
Are you getting talkgroup ID's? If not, you're probably monitoring the EDACS system in conventional mode rather than trunking. When the scanner hears those beeps, it's supposed to go back to monitoring the control channel if you're in either trunking mode (search or scan). This also happens if the CC isn't coming in very well. If you're not in trunking mode, read the manual to find out more about programming and monitoring trunked systems. If you are in trunking mode and receiving ID's, the unit is probably malfunctioning.
Firstly make sure the "squelch" is set as per the manual (link below) page 26.
If that fails I suggest initializing the scanner to factory defaults as below:
the beep are known as "over beeps", they are generated at the end of a transmission by the transmitting raido to signal that the user has taken his or her finger off the transmit button and has ended transmission, like how they used to say "over". as for the hissing, have you tried adjusting the squelch?
Good day Gloria,
Here is a parts list,
refrence part number 12392288 COVER ASSY BATTERY, you can go to your local Radioshack and they can order this. Tell them that it is an RSU order, ask for a manager if they don't know what your talking about. That is a special wharehoues that they have for parts. Newly hired associated usually don't have a clue that it exists. Or call 1800-843-7422(1-800-the-shac) to order, they may redirect your call to a local store.
Follow this link for the manual,
After skimming the manual my self I couldn't find much on the beep issue. It is possible that that beep is coming from the transmission you are recieving, does it that on all frequency's, or just certain ones? Keep in mind that that could also be a weatherband alert tone. I'm not sure, well I hope this helps in someways, If all else fails read pg 83 of the manual to reset the unit.