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Model #WS1040

Digital Hand-Held Scanner

  • Scan List function for arranging, grouping and scanning objects
  • Features digital AGC for compensating low user audio levels
  • Skywarn Storm Spotter Functionality for storm spotting networks
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Product Overview

Be ready for emergencies. The Digital Handheld Radio Scanner 1040 from Whistler receives VHF Lo 29MHz-54MHz, Aircraft 108MHz-136.99166MHz, VHF Hi 137MHz-174MHz, VHF Ham 216MHz-225MHz, Government/Military 225MHz-406MHz, UHF 406MHz-512MHz, Public Service 700MHz and 800/900MHz and Ham 1240MHz-1300MHz. SKYWARN provides instant access to frequencies used by storm spotter networks to monitor storm conditions as they occur. SAME/all-hazards weather alerting displays the weather event and sounds an alert for a chosen specific county or counties. Digital AGC instantly compensates for low user audio levels that are common on digital systems. Object-oriented user interface features common data entry, browsing and control methods for every scan able object. The scan list allows arranging, grouping and scanning objects according to preference. Free-form memory organization allocates memory dynamically and efficiently as it is needed. V-scanner technology saves complete radio configurations within the radio, for recall into main memory as needed in the field. LTR Home Repeater AutoMove automatically moves the frequencies to the proper home repeater slots as transmissions are received on the system. Subaudible squelch decoder provides fast, reliable decoding of subaudible squelch signaling with squelch tail elimination. The unit also quickly sweeps the scanner's frequency ranges for transmissions from nearby sources.
  • Object-oriented user interface features common data entry, browsing and control methods for every scannable object
  • Scan list allows arranging, grouping and scanning objects according to preference
  • Free-form memory organization allocates memory dynamically and efficiently as it is needed
  • V-scanner technology saves complete radio configurations within the radio for recall into main memory as needed in the field 21 folders are provided, each capable of storing over 1,800 objects with a memory capacity of main memory capacity of main memory combined with v-scanners is over 37,800 objects
  • Skywarn provides instant access to frequencies used by storm spotter networks to monitor storm conditions as they occur

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
10.2
Product Height (in.)
3.2
Product Width (in.)
4.3

Details

Commercial/consumer grade
Consumer Grade
Electronics Included Components
No additional items included
Features
Digital display
Number of Channels
37800
Range (miles)
20
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
ONE YEAR

Questions & Answers

28Questions14Answers

The department I want to hear is 28 miles away? Is there a range extender

Asked by Sophia March 28, 2021
1
Answer

No

Doese this scanner come with a plug in battiers

Asked by Mark0442 February 8, 2021
1
Answer

The antenna, battery holders and power cord are included with the Whistler Digital Hand-Held Scanner.

How do I get this programmed

Asked by Lou December 13, 2020
1
Answer

This scanner can be manually programmed and you will need your manual to guide you through the programming process. A manual can be found on Whistler's site if you do not have yours.

does this pick up the higher freq? (digital)

Asked by mike July 11, 2019
2
Answers

Call whistler 866-923-8719

Is this scanner an 800mhz

Asked by Baby May 1, 2019
2
Answers

Call whistler 866-923-8719

Is it possible to program the frequencies you wish to scan?

Asked by jack March 24, 2019
2
Answers

Call whistler at 866-923-8719

Does the Whistler have a mini stereo headphone jack for headphones or earbuds while the photograp...

Asked by 1a2b3c January 14, 2019
1
Answer

Hello! The Whistler WS1040 has a headphone jack.

How to active code into my whistler hand held scanner. Was 1010wp

Asked by baller January 11, 2019
2
Answers

Call whistler at 866-923-8719

Is it possible to find/buy a scanner that included 2500 mhz channel?

Asked by SwampSooner January 6, 2019
1
Answer

Hello! Whistler does not offer a unit that goes to 2500MHz. To better answer your question, please contact the HD.com customer service department at 800-430-3376 call any day between 6 a.m. and 2 a.m. EST, or call your local store, they can either answer your question or transfer you to your local store to answer your specific question.

HI how do i bypass my password

Asked by ED December 9, 2018
1
Answer

Hello! There is no way to reset just the password, you need to clear everything including the unit programming by providing a factory reset. Power on then press 0, 1, Enter The unit will need to be reprogrammed afterward either manually or if via the 3rd party app if that was previously used to program the scanner.

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Customer Reviews

  • 3.9
    out of 32 reviews
  • 91% recommend this product
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The whistlers radio provides what I need for now later down the road maybe upgrade great little r...
The whistlers radio provides what I need for now later down the road maybe upgrade great little radio
by Mitch
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by HomeDepotCustomer
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by CHARLES
Great device it does exactly what it says it will do programs easy with help from support on the...
Great device it does exactly what it says it will do programs easy with help from support on the website first timer to use a scanner still many thing that I have to use but I am very happy with this item need to find the right exterior speaker to use the Bearcats bc 15 does not work on it.NO Way To CONTROL Volume.
by Jimbo
1 person found this helpful
Did not realize it was so hard to set up...
Did not realize it was so hard to set up still have not got it working doe my Gson ! Very disappointed !
by HomeDepotCustomer
The users manual was very difficult to follow. We worked...
The users manual was very difficult to follow. We worked on applying the instructions for hours without getting the full usage out of the Scanner.
by RICHARD
The scanner is easy-to use and very high quality....
The scanner is easy-to use and very high quality.
by Bert
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by HomeDepotCustomer
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It's a great scanner. It has SAME weather technology, scans weather, some HAM frequencies, Polic...
It's a great scanner. It has SAME weather technology, scans weather, some HAM frequencies, Police, fire,, air and other frequencies. Already have it set up. All I have to do is figure out how to set it up to scan Trunk frequencies.
by Me
1 person found this helpful
It was pretty easy to set up and works well....
It was pretty easy to set up and works well. The biggest challenge was in using a website to program all the channels I want, but the scanner is easy to use.
by KEITH
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