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Radio shack hand held scanner Cat. no. 20-315

I live in Chatham NY 12037 and I want to program in the frequencys! What are they and how do I do this? Thankyou BettyAnn

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Re: radio shack hand held scanner Cat. no. 20-315

L live in Haywood county NC and I am running the following Radioshack scanners: Pro82, Pro95 and a Pro97. When will the rebanding take these scanners down. Also will the Pro97 beable to be rebanded as it really is a good scanner.

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Re: radio shack hand held scanner Cat. no. 20-315

Codes for chatham and columbia county can be located here

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