Originally Posted by dallascowboys
Was looking at the radio shack pro-197 last night, is this scanner any good and is it hard to program?
I have one ....and if you get WIN500 to program it's easy...no problems use as a desk model...with a paper clip antenna for the simulcast problem...
AND YES I LEARNED HOW TO PROGRAM VIA KEY PAD BEFORE BUYING WIN 500!!! (YOU NEVER KNOW IF YOU WILL HAVE TOO PROGRAM IN THE FEILD)