Whistler TRX-1 Handheld Digital Scanner Radio

Last updated date: April 5, 2019

Review Melt Score
7.2

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 59 expert reviews, the Whistler Whistler TRX-1 Handheld Digital Scanner Radio placed 9th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
7.1
4 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.3
354 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
The sweeper and actual scanning are very quick with voice quality that borders on excellent.
- Lifewire
The digital performance is impressive and I've even got 4 trunking systems programmed, its easy to filter out the unwanted stuff and scan by talkgroups etc.
- Best Advisor
Compatible with Motorola Capacity Plus, Connect Plus and Linked Cap Plus.
- Walkie Talkie Central
Picks up all formats including Digital Phase II.
- Car Care Total
What experts didn't like
The scanner works fine picking up frequencies, however, after trying two, the low battery beep did not work in either scanner.
- Best Advisor
Internal battery charger is inefficient.
- Walkie Talkie Central
It's rather costly for a handheld scanner.
- Car Care Total

From The Manufacturer

Whistler TRX-1 Handheld Digital Scanner Radio.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Uniden Digital Mobile TrunkTracker V Scanner
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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