20 Most Recent Radio Shack Pro-95 Handheld Scanner Questions & Answers


my pro-95 has a locked number on the key pad--says=mooo**adl+*30375=bank 0 ch 00 ed: none can you help me get it unlocked ?

Radio Shack... • Answered on Apr 09, 2018


There may be issues with the unit or the source of the signal. The scanner may have lost its sensitivity. There are a lot of articles on the unit about programming etc. The problem is that it takes special equipment to test the front end of the receiver. The company the made the scanner for Radio Shack was GRE in Japan. They moved to China and then closed, they have reopened and are now owned by Whistler. Whistler Police Scanner Radios ScannerMaster com

Radio Shack... • Answered on Jan 24, 2018


Hi, might I suggest you sign up for Radio Reference dot com and you will need to have a digital trunking scanner for almost everything in the 4-county area- looks like only 1 PD and 1 fire channel will still work on an old scanner. Here's a link to help you after you get set-up with Radio Reference: https://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?sid=17

Radio Shack... • Answered on May 01, 2017


First suggestion: never recharge batteries inside of a $400 scanner. Always charge them in a separate battery charger. Second, you can find those battery holders on e Bay and you could even try QRZ.com as a source. Okay?

Radio Shack... • Answered on May 01, 2017


Press 'scan' then press a number key to enable the group to scan.

Radio Shack... • Answered on May 01, 2017


Press and hold the Lock key for 3 seconds, then the 'key' should not show up in the display. Also, when you press 'scan' try pressing some of the number keys to turn-off and to switch on scanning banks. Okay?

Radio Shack... • Answered on May 01, 2017


You can get the Butler County frequencies after you setup an account at Radio Reference dot com, provided you have a scanner that can scan digital and analog. https://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?ctid=2048

Radio Shack... • Answered on May 01, 2017


Make sure that the keypad isn't locked. See if there is a little key in the display. If yes, then hold down the lock key to unlock the keypad. Next, hit 'scan' and you will have to select a group to scan, so press the #1 or #2 button IF you have frequencies loaded into it. Can you press the WX button to hear the weather? Let me know. Good luck.

Radio Shack... • Answered on May 01, 2017


ONLY the old 49MHz models can be heard 'by accident'. Newer units are digital and can't be monitored.

Radio Shack... • Answered on May 01, 2017


If you did the hold down '2' '9' reset, there isn't much more you can do. I have tried pulling out the battery pack and putting in a jumper wire between both battery contacts inside the radio (with no battery) and turn it on and let it sit for 1/2 hour. That's about the last thing to try. Only other goofy thing could be you got 'sticky pop' on the 'manual' button, so the radio thinks you pushed the manual button as soon as you turn it on. Make sure that the rubber isn't stuck around the manual button. You could try a QTip with 70% alcohol around the edge of the MANUAL button, but you also might wipe off some lettering at the same time, so use caution. Good luck and let me know how it goes.

Radio Shack... • Answered on May 01, 2017


Check yahoo groups for RS or this model may help you or do a google search. JR

Radio Shack... • Answered on Sep 10, 2016


Link: http://support.radioshack.com/manuals/ome20-525.pdf

You must complete a reset, see owners manual above link and see page 83.

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Radio Shack... • Answered on Nov 28, 2015


Your RAdio Shack store can help you order one. You can use the black holder, but cannot recharge batteries in the radio.

Radio Shack... • Answered on Aug 25, 2014


Should be a reset button like a very small hole that you can press with a cocktail stick or similar, or remove the battery may work, but most sets have a backup battery. If both these methods dont work then you will have to consult instructions that will probebly have a method of reset by pressing two buttons together.

Radio Shack... • Answered on Feb 09, 2014


I do not know that particular model, but I suspect it lacks an AM receiver. Aircraft radios operate on Amplitude Modulation; most other VHF radios use FM .. so its more involved than just the frequency/tuning... it actually needs and entirely different demodulator section. Though AM demod circuitry is relatively simple, it may not be included for cost or space reasons.

Radio Shack... • Answered on Jan 15, 2014

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