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Scanner problem Greetings!! My Pro-95 quit scanning a few days ago. I have tried re-setting it, re-programming it, pretty much everything. Now all i get is hiss when the squelch is all the way off. Even my weather bands are nothing but squelch. I have tried different antennas as well. Any info you may have will be helpful. Thanks, Jeff in Tennessee

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  • ROBERT GONZALEZ Jun 30, 2008

    I have the exact same problem with mine. No scanning and no sound only hissing when sqech is all the way down.

    Bobby

    California

    Bobby2you@aol.com if anyone can help.

    Thanks

  • lenny15 Jul 26, 2008

    Pro-95 screen blank! Only have WX. No response with any buttons.
    lenny15@comcast.net


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If your situation is such that the frequencies display, but there is nothing but the hiss, it could be a
loose solder joint or broken lead from the antenna connector to the board. I have had mine break loose several times and had to replace the lead and solder it into the board.

Check it very closely

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A component in the frequency synthesizer circuit bit the dust. This is a common problem but may not be cost effective to repair. Radio Shack scanners are not well made & are susceptible to failure.

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