Whistler Analog Desktop Scanner

Last updated date: April 5, 2019

Review Melt Score
8.0

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 59 expert reviews, the Whistler Whistler Analog Desktop Scanner placed 7th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.3
4 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.4
505 user reviews
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What experts liked
A traditional analog model at an affordable price. Skywarn feature provides reliable storm warnings.
- BestReviews
The priority channel feature allows you to automatically check a single channel while scanning every 2 seconds and the police scanner is also programmable through any PC so you can backup existing data and update the police scanner’s database.
- Jen Reviews
What experts didn't like
Take enthusiasts and users in areas with digital codes might not find this analog scanner to be useful.
- BestReviews

From The Manufacturer

The new scanner line opens with the WS1025. This 200 channel scanner features Data Cloning, PC updatable database capabilities, and dedicated Skywarn Storm Spotter Functionality - provides instant access to frequencies used by storm spotter networks. Monitor storm conditions as they occur, and become aware of dangerous conditions before the media or emergency management officials are able to announce them to the general public.

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Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 10
2. Uniden HomePatrol Series Handheld Scanner
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 7
4. Uniden 500 Channel Scanner
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 5
5. BaoFeng Dual Band Two Way Radio
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 5
6. Uniden 300-Channel Base/Mobile Scanner
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 6
7. Whistler Analog Desktop Scanner
Overall Score: 8.0
Expert Reviews: 4
8. Uniden BearTracker Scanner
Overall Score: 7.9
Expert Reviews: 4
9. Whistler TRX-1 Handheld Digital Scanner Radio
Overall Score: 7.2
Expert Reviews: 4
10. Whistler WS1010 Analog Handheld Scanner
Overall Score: 7.2
Expert Reviews: 5

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