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Radio Shack Base/ Mobile Scanners

The PRO-2052 receives analog trunked (and conventional) systems.
PRO-2052 Radio Shack Base / Mobile Scanner

This list features all Radio Shack brand scanners designed for base or moble (vehicular) use.  Model numbers usually begin with PRO, followed by a four digital number beginning with 20 (e.g. PRO-2096).  Models introduced before 1994 were sold under the "Realistic" brand name.

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Current Scanner Models

Model# Cat #Ch/ #Of Banks Scan/ Search Speed First Year Made Freq Coverage (MHz) Features & Comments Vendor Links 
PRO-197 BM 1800 "Objects"
Dyn
55/90 2008 25-54 108-174 216-512 796-960 1240-1300 Can receive both analog trunking (Motorola, EDACS, & LTR), digital trunking (Motorola P25, and conventional scanning; 1800 "Objects" that can hold frequencies (channels), Talk Group ID Memories, or other info; Follow trunking on any band, including new 700 Mhz band;CTCSS/DCS decode; Spectrum Sweeper; PC Programmable & Interface; Will send trunking data to PC;Store up 37,800 "Objects" in 21 "V-scanner" folders; Scanner accomodates 800 MHz rebanding; Similar to GRE brand PSR-600; Base version of PRO-106 and PSR-500 Scanner-Master

eBay
 
PRO-2055 4 1000 10 100/ 100 2006 25-54 108-174 216-512 806-956 1240-1300 Triple Trunking; Tracks Motorola Type I,II,I/II hybrid, EDACS, and LTR; 1000 Trunking ID Memories (10 banks, each with 10 lists of 10 IDís each); Alpha-tags; CTCSS/DPL decoding; PC data transfer; Signal Stalker II feature; VHF-High, UHF, 800/900 trunking; Military Air Band  
eBay
 
PRO-433 4 1000 10 90/ 90 2006 29-54 108-174 216-512 806-956 1240-1300 Tracks Motorola Type I,II,I/II hybrid, EDACS, and LTR;  1000 Talk Group ID Memories in 10 Lists of 10 IDís per each of the 10 Banks; PC Interface and scanner cloning function; Signal Stalker feature; service scan of preprogrammed frequencies
eBay
 
PRO-136 2 200/ 10 53/ 55 2008 25-54
88-108
108-174 380-512
PC programmable; Pre-programmed service search; Also receives FM Broadcast & VHF TV audio; alarm clock eBay 
PRO-2018 2 200 10 25/50   29-54 108-174 380-512 Preprogrammed Service Search for Air, Ham, Police/Fire, weather  
eBay 
 


Non-Current Scanners (Available Used)

Model# Cat #Ch/ #Of Banks Scan/ Search Speed First Year Made Freq Coverage (MHz) Features & Comments Vendor Links 
PRO-2096 5 500 10   2005 25-54, 108-174, 216-225, 406-512, 806-960, 1240-1300 Can receive both 3600 and 9600 baud digital, analog trunking (Motorola, EDACS), and conventional scanning; 1500 Talk Group ID Memories (10 banks, each with 5 sub-banks of 30 IDís); CTCSS/DCS decode; PC download; Store up to 5500 freqs in 11 "V-scanner" folders  

eBay
 
PRO-58  1 10/ 1 8   30-54
138-174
380-512
 
eBay 
 
PRO-508 1 20/ 1 16/16   30-54
137-174 380-512
Direct Search
eBay 
 
PRO-2002 2 50/ 5 6/8 1982 30-50 108-136 138-174 410-512 Old, Top-of-the-line in early 1980ís, very slow scan/search speed  
eBay 
 
PRO-2003 2 50/  5 6/8? 1985 30-50 108-136 138-174 410-512 Also includes FM Broadcast + 10 memories for FM Broadcast; Top-of-the line in early 1980ís; slow scan/search speed   
eBay
 
PRO-2004 6 300 10 16/32? 1986 25-550; 760-1300 Radio Shack Top-of-the-Line; Old but good reputation
 eBay
 
PRO-2005 6 400 10 16/32? 1988 25-550; 760-1300 Radio Shack Top-of-the-Line; Old but good reputation
 eBay
 
PRO-2006 6 400 10 26/52? 1990 25-550; 760-1300 Radio Shack Top-of-the-Line; Likely most popular scanner ever; Old but good reputation
 eBay
 
PRO-2009 1 8/ 1 10/10   30-50 144-174 410-512 Has Band Search and Direct Search  
eBay 
 
PRO-2011 1 20/ 1 ?   30-54 138-174 380-512    
eBay 
 
PRO-2014 1 50 25/50   29-54
137-174
406-512
Has Band Search and Direct Search
eBay 
 
PRO-2015 2 200/ 10 25/50   29-54 108-174 380-512 Service Search; Direct Search; No Limit Search eBay  
PRO-2020 2 20/ 1     30-50 108-136 138-174 410-512  
eBay 
 
PRO-2021 2 200/ 10 8/16 1987 30-54 108-174 410-512 Scans Slowly; Lots of Channels for its time  
eBay 
 
PRO-2022 3 200 10 8/16 1989- 1993 30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960 Old, but good scanner; very slow scan speed; strong image interference in 800 MHz band; Base version of PRO-34
 eBay
 
PRO-2023 2 20/ 1 10/10   29-54 108-174 406-512 Limit Search Only  
eBay 
 
PRO-2024 2 60/ 6 16/16 1990 30-54
118-136
138-174
380-512
Good buy on used market; Limit and Direct Search; Better receiver than PRO-2034  
eBay 
 
PRO-2025  1 16/ 1 12   29-54 136-174 406-512    
eBay
 
PRO-2026 3 100 5 14/14 1992 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Marketed for mobile use, small size, Service Search
 eBay
 
PRO-2027 3 100 10 25/50 1994 30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960  
 eBay
 
PRO-2028 2 50/ 10 14   29-54 108-174 406-512  
eBay 
 
PRO-2030 3 80/ 8 50/50 1993 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956  
 eBay
 
PRO-2032 3 200 10 25/ 50 1993-1995 30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960 Updated version of PRO-2022 with faster scan and search speed
 eBay
 
PRO-2034 2 60/ 10 12/16 1994 29-54 108-174 406-512 Direct Search Only  
eBay 
 
PRO-2035 6 1000 10 50/75? 1994 25-550; 760-1300 Radio Shack Top-of-the-Line; successor to popular PRO-2006; Old but good reputation
 eBay
 
PRO-2037 3 200 10 25/50 1996  30-54 108-174 380-512 806-960 Good scanner, especially for urban areas; avoids interference but not too sensitive
 eBay
 
PRO-2040 3 100 10 73/ 100   29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956  
 eBay
 
PRO-2041 3 400 10 25/50   29-54 108-174 380-512 806-960 Selectable AM/NFM mode; autostore feature; BM version of PRO-64
 eBay
 
PRO-2042 6 1000 10 50/75? 1995 25-550; 760-1300 Radio Shack Top-of-the-Line; Like PRO-2035 with improved firmware; Old but good reputation
 eBay
 
PRO-2044 2 80/ 10 50/ 100   29-54 108-174 406-512 Direct Search; Band Search; No Limit Search
eBay
 
PRO-2045 3 200 10 50/ 100 1996 29-54 108-174 216-512 806-1000 Military (UHF) Air Band, Selectable AM/NFM mode; Count Feature, Rotary Tuner
 eBay
 
PRO-2046 3 100 10 50/ 100   29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Direct, Band, and Service Search, No Limit Search; Marketed for mobile use, small size
  eBay
 
PRO-2048 3 200 10 50/50 1997 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956  
 eBay
 
PRO-2051 4 1000 10 100/ 100 2005 25-54 108-174 400-512 806-956 1240-1300 Triple Trunking; Tracks Motorola Type I,II,I/II hybrid, EDACS, and LTR; 1000 Trunking ID Memories (10 banks, each with 10 lists of 10 IDís each); CTCSS/DPL decoding; alpha-display; PC data transfer; Signal Stalker II feature; VHF-High, UHF, 800/900 trunking;  
eBay
 
PRO-2052 4 1000 20 100/ 100 1999 25-54 108-174 216-512 806-956 1240-1300 Dual Trunking; Tracks Motorola Type I, II, II hybrid, and EDACS systems; 1000 Talk Group ID's in 5 Lists of 10 IDís per each of the 20 Banks; Service Search; PC Control & data transfer; VHF-High, UHF, 800/900 trunking;
 eBay
 
PRO-2053 4 300 10 60/75 2001- 25-54, 108-174, 216-225, 406-512, 806-960, 1240-1300 Dual Trunking; Tracks Motorola Type I, II, II hybrid, and GE Ericson EDACS systems; 1000 Talk Group ID Memories (10 banks, each with 5 sub-banks of 20 IDís each); alphanumeric display; UHF, 800/900 trunking;
 eBay
 
PRO-2054 3 300 10   2006 28-54 108-174 406-512 806-960 "Signal Stalker" tracks nearby signals; Weather Alert; PC Interface; Service Search  
eBay
 
PRO-2066 4 150 5 50/ 100 1998 26.9-27.4 29-54 108-174 406-512 806-956 Marketed for mobile use; Tracks Motorola Type I,II,I/II hybrid; 250 Talk Group ID memories (5 banks, each with 5 lists of 10 IDís each); Service Search; CB receive
 eBay
 

Note: 800 MHz Coverage excludes the US Cellular Phone Band (824-849 and 869-894 MHz) unless otherwise indicated and may also exclude the adjacent 849-851 and 894-896 MHz bands.

Abbreviations: Banks: Dyn= Dynamic (User selects number of channels in each bank or "scan list") 

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