• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

pro 197 help

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    pro 197 - i don't know what i'm doing

    i'm yet another computer tech who has been given a pro 197 to program channels into. this customer wants me to program 8 local channels into her scanner, and didn't provide me with the manual. when i looked up the manual (both the standard one at radioshack.com, and the easier to read one at...
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    Newbie Needs Serious Help

    I just bought a Pro 197 and have updated it to the latest version. I am using the ARC500 software. I have also purchased the PSREdit500. I would like to listen to Dak Cty Emerg, MN Hwy Patrol, Apple Valley, Burnsville and other police/fire. For some of these questions, it is; Do I need it? Or...
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    Need help programming a RS Pro-197 Dogital Scanner.

    Have a RS Pro197, and RS cloned it with one of their demos. Am picking up Safe-T and Clark County Ind., and I am guessing some State police. I live in Floyd County, Ind. and cannot pick up any of New Albany or Floyd County Transmissions. Also have a RS Pro 95 and it quit picking up their Radio...
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    Vermillion Area

    I recently got a pro 197 for Christmas, and I can't get anything around the Vermillion area. But when I was at my parents in Sioux City, it was non stop traffic on the Iowa side. I have the radio shack cable and software for it, and I was using the RR data base and downloading through that. I...
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    Pro-197 Programming Help Please

    Hi to all, just bought the Pro-197 for my dad as Christmas gift, I also purchased the Arc500 software and USB programming cable. Straight out of the box, I downloaded the USB drivers and my conventional channels, screwed up on the second try with the software and did not get the trunked...
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    OOOOH NOOOOO pro 197 HELP

    I can not program this unit.I had a heap error and fixed it now I can not see what freqs I downloaded from RR using Win 500 it tells me nothing enabled to scan. I tried every thing I could try to upload or download and I have no talk groups listed on scanner. I also noticed that when I look at...
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