Whistler Analog Desktop Scanner

Last updated: April 5, 2019


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Product Details

In our analysis of 57 expert reviews, the Whistler Analog Desktop Scanner placed 10th when we looked at the top 13 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

A traditional analog model at an affordable price. Skywarn feature provides reliable storm warnings.
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.

What reviewers didn't like

Take enthusiasts and users in areas with digital codes might not find this analog scanner to be useful.
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