Whistler Launches DMR Capable Scanners

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The Whistler Group, Inc., a leading industry supplier of state-of the-art mobile electronics, announced today a huge step forward in scanner technology with the addition of two new models to their scanner line up – the TRX-1 and TRX-2 featuring Digital Mobile Radio capabilities.

The Whistler Group, Inc., a leading industry supplier of state-of the-art mobile electronics, announced today a huge step forward in scanner technology with the addition of two new models to their scanner line up – the TRX-1 and TRX-2 featuring Digital Mobile Radio capabilities.

The Whistler TRX-1 (handheld) and TRX-2 (desktop/Mobile) are multi-system adaptive digital trunking scanners with Motorola P25 Phase I, X2-TDMA, Phase II and DMR making them capable of monitoring the following unencrypted channels/systems.

  • Conventional DMR (Entered as a DMR trunked system)
  • Hytera XPT
  • MotoTRBO™ Capacity Plus
  • MotoTRBO™ Connect Plus
  • MotoTRBO™ Linked Cap Plus systems

Additionally, Whistler is announcing that development of NXDN monitoring is also underway and the TRX-1 and TRX-2 will include NXDN as a free upgrade when available.

These models feature a full backlit alphanumeric keypad in addition to the easy-to-use Scan, Pause, Select and Navigation controls. All USA/Canada services and frequencies are pre-programmed onto the included SD card making the units ready to use out of the box – they can even be programmed by entering your ZIP code.

Additional features include:

  • Upgradeable CPU, DSP, and library
  • Store Favorite Scanlists
  • EZ Scan PC Software
  • IF/discriminator output
  • Permits recording by scannable object and saves into a Windows compatible audio file
  • Clock and calendar function adds date/time info to the recordings
  • Dedicated SKYWARN®/Weather button
  • Spectrum Sweeper
  • Programmable audio and visual alert system

“We are extremely excited to add the TRX-1 and TRX-2 to our existing scanner line,” said Leslie Folsom, EVP of Marketing & Operations at Whistler. “When Whistler entered the scanner industry we were committed to bringing innovation and we are demonstrating that by our introduction of DMR and our development work on NXDN.”

As a further investment in their customers, Whistler will be offering a DMR update at no charge to customers owning models WS1080, WS1088, WS1095, and WS1098. This upgrade will be available via the EZ Scan pc app later this month.

The TRX-1 and TRX-2 will begin shipping in late June 2016.

MotoTRBO is a trademark of Motorola, Inc.

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