Question about Radio Shack Pro-97 Handheld Scanner
I just bought one on ebay and i cant even get the squelch to make any noise .it might be a older one but i'm not sure it looks brannew and just like all the pictures on radio shack website is there a certain way you have to program them?
Had this same problem with my old PRO-95. Bought a PRO-97 to replace it. Same things after about 2 years. Good scanners while they lasted. But they both died with identical symptoms. Working fine for about 2 years, then all of a sudden they would scan but not find anything. I can no longer hear the squelch even if I open it all the way up.
BEWARE: Both the PRO-95 and PRO-97 died while using the power supply as opposed to running off the battery. I think Radio Shack's power supplies must have a regulation issue or something.
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
I have the same problem too...Doesn't pick up ANYTHING! All of a sudden, nothing. Spent years programming it, and every frequency I found. Then one day......................................searching, searching.............
SO! Then I took the case off one day and held the battery to the terminals with my fingers and turned it on. It caught a frequency...the weather station! Then a short 3 seconds later the screen flashed, "low battery" and the backlight flickered rapidly on and off about 5 times and it turned off. Replaced batteries, turns on...........searching.........searching.......nothing. And it ALWAYS got the weather stations before. Waste of $225. Damn RadioShack!
Posted on Oct 04, 2008
I have the same problem anyone have any solutions????
Posted on Jun 30, 2008
I have the same issue, was working fine, then the scan works but never stops on any freq. nor does the squelch make any sounds. The only sound is the key tones, I have reset the unit and tried new batteries and a different antena. still nothing? any ideas?
Posted on Feb 28, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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