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Whistler WS1080 - Handheld Digital Trunking Scanner


  • $53738

Easy to use scanner, begin scanning in minutes.


  • Digital Trunking Scanner

  • Motorola P25 Phase I, X2-TDMA and Phase II capabilities

  • Multifunction keypad

  • Stores 200 various scanner configurations

  • Permits recording by scannable object and saves into a Windows compatible file

There are several sources of information in your area. During times of emergency or extreme weather, you need to monitor all of them. The Whistler WS1080 Handheld Scanner comes with a MicroSD card which is preloaded with scanlists for your area, just enter your zip code and begin receiving up to the minute information. The unit will automatically monitor your local NOAA frequency while it is scanning other resources.

Durable and compact enough for a portable, Feature pack enough for base station use.

The WS1080 is easy to use, with a large display screen and a simplified keypad. Scanlists, frequency data and updated firmware can be downloaded from the Internet via a standard composite device USB connection. An audio and visual LED alarm can be set to notify when a specific activity is broadcasting. The unit can digitally record broadcasts, and will timestamp the audio files.  

SKYWARN Storm Warning and SAME Weather Alert Systems are installed. Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) delivers detailed weather information from NOAA of your immediate area. SKYWARN frequencies are routinely monitored by storm spotters and Tornado Chasers.

Technical Specs


Whistler WS-1080

Model Name



1.90" h x 5.70" w x 7.60" l

Special Features

  • SKYWARN and SAME and All Hazards Weather Alerting
  • Accepts up to 32G MicroSD card and data files can be downloaded to USB Flash Drive
  • Create Customized Scanlists on your computer, load them via the included mini USB cable


7.4 oz (approx.)

Other Features

  • Built-in Clock and Calendar
  • TriColor USB Display can be programmed for thousands of colored alerts.
  • Powerful spectrum sweeper
  • Audio recording, files downloadable

Average Rating



1 year



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