To program the Pro-90:
I live in Birmingham, Al as example. There is a little booklet which
came with the radio.
In the book is listed the 2 trunk systems in Jefferson county.
Pick a bank, example bank 0. Now, program all the frequencies of the
into this bank. once you have this done, press the "trunk" button. The
display will blank
and the bank digits at the top of the display will blink. Press the
number of the bank you
wish to "trunk scan". Press the "0" button. If there is a "carrier"
present, the scanner will
lock onto it. When it does, press the "srch" button. Now, the scanner
will lock onto the
first signal it comes to. If you want to track a conversation, press
the hold button. You
will notice that the "number" or trunk id has been locked. Now, when
one of the persons
transmitting unkeys, the radio will "follow" the conversation to
whatever frequency they
If you live in an area which does not use the "default" type of motorola
trunking, you may
have to manually determine the system by trial and error (instructions
in booklet). Fortunately for me, Birmingham uses the default system,
and the scanner works flawlessly.
Let me know if you get your scanner working....it's a really good unit
regardless of the
> Can any one help me, program trunkstations into my new Pro 90? I'm
> confused. I thought it was just a matter of putting in frequency's,
> once again I'm wrong. Those poor folks at radio shack didnt know how
> help me. So I turn to you. Has any one figured it out.
> thanks Ed