The WS1040 stores up to 1,800 frequencies and lets you search for nearby frequency transmissions and automatically jump to a found transmission.



  • 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 Tracking – Adapts the digital decoder to the digital modulation format of the transmitted signal, then analyses the signal over 50 times each second.
  • Backlit Liquid Crystal Display – Easy to read.
  • 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
  • User Guide

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Whistler Trx-2e Digital Handheld Scanner Radio

·         Desktop / In-Car Unit 300 Channel Programmable Scanner Close Call™ RF Capture Technology 8 Pre-Programmed Service Banks + Private Bank

·         Designed and Engineered in Japan

·         Desktop/In-Car Unit: Compact unit ideal for the desktop or in-car mounting.

·         300 Channels: Program up to 300 of your favourite frequencies. 100 channels can be programmed into the Private bank, 100 shared between the Police and Railroad banks and 100 shared between the Fire and Ambulance banks.

·         8 Pre-Programmed Service Banks + Private Bank

·         Private / Analogue Police / Railroad / Fire / Ambulance / Air / Marine / UHF CB / AM CB

·         Bank Scanning: Scan banks individually or select your own combination.

·         8 Frequency Bands: Covers AM CB, VHF, Aircraft and Land mobile bands.

·         Frequency Range: 25-88MHz, 108-174MHz, 400-520MHz, 806-956MHz

·         Close Call™RF Capture Technology: Allows you to Immediately lock onto nearby transmissions. If someone transmits nearby the scanner immediately detects and tunes in to the transmission. Ideal for use at events when the frequency being used is unknown.

·         Frequency Searching

·         Bank Search: The scanner has 8 pre-set search bands. You can search any of these bands to find your desired frequency.

·         Turbo Search: Increases the search speed to 180 steps per second. This applies only to transmission bands with 5kHz steps.

·         Lockout Search: Allows you to lockout unwanted frequencies that have continuous communications so that searching is faster

·         Frequency Skip: Allows you to skip frequencies in Band Search, Service Search and Close Call Search if the frequency is not a preferred one.

·         Memory Lock: You can lock your programmed channels into the memory to prevent accidental re-programming.

·         Backlit LCD Display: The Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) is backlit for easy viewing at night or in low light situations.

·         Memory Back UP

·         Size of Unit (mm): 132mm (W) x 142mm (D) x 42mm (H)


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