Whistler Ws1040 Digital Handheld Scanner Radio
Whistler Ws1040 Digital Handheld Scanner Radio
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Whistler Ws1040 Digital Handheld Scanner Radio

Original price was: $699.0.Current price is: $599.0.


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Whistler Ws1040 Digital Handheld Scanner Radio

The WS1040 stores up to 1,800 frequencies and lets you search for nearby frequency transmissions and automatically jump to a found transmission. The WS1040 scanner with Object Oriented User Interface is designed to help hobbyist build a Collection of channels to scan:

Start small and expand

Organize channels and talk groups

Remove unwanted channels and talk groups


Alert LED – Multi-colour LED can be configured to illuminate or flash when certain objects are active

Audible Alarms – Audible alarms can be configured to sound when certain Scannable Objects are active

Automatic Adaptive Digital

Backlit Liquid Crystal Display

Digital AGC – Compensates low user audio levels on digital systems

Flexible Antenna with BNC Connector – Provides strong local signals. Connect an external antenna for improved reception

Free-Form Memory Organization – Allocation of memory dynamically

High-Speed PC Interface – Use a USB Scanner programming cable for full-duplex mode at 6 times the speed of previous scanner models for PC transfer / 8 times the speed of previous models for radio-to-radio cloning

Key Lock – Lock the keys to help prevent accidentally changing the programming

Lock-out Function – Skips specified channels/frequencies when scanning or searching

LTR Home Repeater Auto Move – Takes the guesswork out of programming LTR trunking systems when the home repeater order is not known

Memory Backup – Frequencies remain stored in memory for an extended time

Menu Driven Programming with Context Sensitive Help – Provides a few lines of help text that provide assistance with programming and using the scanner

Multi-System Trunking – Scans the most common trunked radio system signalling formats

Object-Oriented User Interface – Features common data entry, browsing, and control methods

P25 NAC Functionality – P25 Network Access Code (NAC) is used to provide selective squelch operation on conventional digital channels

PC programmable – backup data, update database and program scanner directly from a PC. (BuTel ARC500, PSREdit500 or Win500 software required)

Priority Channel – Check one channel every two seconds while scanning

Real-time Signal Strength Indicator – Shows strength of signals

SAME and All Hazards Weather Alerting – Displays weather events/sounds an alert for a county of your choice

Scan Delay – For two seconds before moving to another channel to hear replies

Scan List – Allows you to arrange, group and scan objects according to preference

SkyWarn Storm Spotter Functionality – Monitor storm conditions as they occur

Spectrum Sweeper – Sweeps the scanner’s frequency ranges for transmissions

Sub audible Squelch Decoder – CTCSS/DCS sub audible squelch coding is processed by a DSP chip.

Three Power Options – Power the scanner using batteries, external AC power (supplied), or DC power (not supplied)

Tune – Find new/unlisted frequencies

Scanner Technology – Saves radio configurations


Unit Dimensions (IN): 5.71 H x 2.56 W x 1.65 L

Unit Weight: .53 lbs


Digital Hand-held Scanner

PC/IF Cable, AC Adapter

Flex Antenna

Black Battery Shell

Yellow Rechargeable Battery Shell

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