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PRO-162 1000-Channel Triple-Trunking Handheld Radio Scanner

PRO-162 1000-Channel Triple-Trunking Handheld Radio Scanner
alaScore 77

28 reviews

Aug, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of PRO-162 1000-Channel Triple-Trunking Handheld Radio Scanner. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the PRO-162 1000-Channel Triple-Trunking Handheld Radio Scanner is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 28 reviews)

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Consumer review by: smitty (radioshack.com)

Great scanner

 

Great scanner got it on sale for 150.00 i live in nj and i went to pa to pick this up. Its way better then the pro 164.. Get it befor its gone

Clear Signal, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Rugged

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: mormandy1 (radioshack.com)

Awesome Scanner! The BEST analog scanner

 

This is just the best handheld analog scanner you can buy and I have tried them all. Great sound, great reception, no noise or static like the others, big bold display, great controls. BUY ONE.

Clear Signal, Easy To Use, Great Reception, Great sound, Lightweight, Rugged, Weatherproof

None that I can find

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Smitty1244 (radioshack.com)

Great scanner

 

Great scanner i live in nj i called every radio shack they were sold out. i drove 55 miles to pa to get this. what a great scanner its replaceing my old pro89. get it befor its gone

Clear Signal, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Rugged

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: BJ (radioshack.com)

Overall a very good product

 

Purchased this as a handheld counterpart to my Uniden BC785D (non-digital) and found it to work admirably. The display is amazingly capable, the backlight is bright, and the memory configuration is very handy. On the downside, this unit lacks EDACS...

Clear Signal, Clear Sound, Lightweight, Robust display

AC Adapter Not Included, Needs better instructions

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Survivalist (radioshack.com)

Nice little box

 

Wish Radio Shack would include accessories like a 9v adapter.

Clear Signal, Easy To Use, Good reception, Lightweight

800mc cut up by ECPA, Overpriced

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: Kyle (radioshack.com)

Does not work on re-banded Motorola

 

Will not follow a Motorola type II system after being re-banded. For some reason it will not lock into the control channel on some sites. Have tried everything including the custom band plan for 800.

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: ozrkmtdaredevil (radioshack.com)

Best Scanner Ever !

 

Well, if you have been into scanning awhile and now want to monitor digital trunked signals in your area this is for you! If you are a novice and never used a scanner, or your area doesn't use any form of trunking then it may not be for you! People...

Clear Signal, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Rugged, Updated features

No voice descrambler

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: madashell (radioshack.com)

NOT user friendly at all, impossible

 

this thing is impossible for a novice to learn, the directions are so technical you need a college degree to figure out even basic programming, got it for a gift and returning it for an easier to use model... im very good with electronics and i cant...

Lightweight

Difficult Controls, Poor Reception

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: scarygary (radioshack.com)

sounds clear

 

enjoy what's really going on out there.

Clear Signal, Pro-162

Farther signal, Short Range

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: Jim the Runner (radioshack.com)

manual that come swith unit SUCKs...

 

The Manual that comes with unit is Total screwed up as you can see if you compare with the one on this website listed under this unit.RS you have missed the ball by a million miles on writing the manual for this unit.Product is NOT user friendly.And...

Clear Signal, Lightweight

Difficult Controls, Manual

Nov, 2008