I need to upgrade a scanner sugestions needed


May 21, 2010
Greater Waterbury CT
I need to upgrade dads scanner so he can listen again.I got him a Radio Shack Pro92 back in 99/2000 when the police went to 800mhz.He wants to get something newer.It needs to be a trunk tracker and get 800mhz non digital doesnt need to be a lot of channels he only listens to 15 of them.

Any ideas or sugestions would be great




May 23, 2010
Fort Worth, TX
I have a new Uniden BC 346XT that I have not used yet, I took it out of the box and that is about it. I have been thinking of selling it as my Radio Shack still works fine for me. I though it was broken and started working again, so my BC346XT has been sitting since September unused.


May 21, 2010
Long Island, NY
BC346XT is definitely one of my favorites, especially with the Fire Tone Out alerts. If it's not going to be moved at all, you can also look at the BCT15X as well, it's worthwhile for the higher quality audio output.


Sep 10, 2010
United States
BigDogg795 said:
...you can also look at the BCT15X as well, it's worthwhile for the higher quality audio output.
I also have the BCT15 as a mobile, and I can't say anything bad about it. I just recommended a handheld since you mentioned the Pro-92.


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May 22, 2010
New York City
i bought a pro-163 yesterday at the shack on sale for $159.99 had it programmed with almost the whole state where i travel in 10 minutes thanks to radio reference...... so far so good i like it...... i been usiing two way radios so long, i decided to was time to get a scanner again for my desk......

this morning i bought another one, a refurbed model from radioshack.com to install in my truck b/c it comes with a din bracket....

if you guy it online, you can get $10 off thru a coupon code website.....

they also sell a refurbed one on radio shack.com for $99.99 so you can get it for $90 with the coupon and free shipping......

oh the programming cable is 1/2 price when you buy the scanner too right now.......

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