The 97 supports alpha numerics. Which is nice to not have to remember what channel belongs to which department. CT and DCT support. Plus it support a third type of trunking known as LTR. They have them on sale from time to time for $150.
pro-97,pro-97,pro-97.could not be happier with mine.fantastic scanner !.bought a 94 about 5 year's ago and returned it the next day.audio was about the crappiest ever.had 1,000 channel's divided between a/b could not scan them all at same time.no pl/dpl or alpha.limited frequency coverage.