Category Archives: Scanner 101

The Uniden BCD536HP and BCD436HP Are User Friendly Scanners

There are all different levels of users in the scanner community, ranging from new hobbyists, to long time scanner enthusiasts, to professionals using scanners as part of their jobs. Finding the right scanner to fit your skill level with the … Continue reading

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Radio Scanner versus Online Police Scanner

People have various ways for listening to scanner frequencies. They could purchase their own personal radio scanner or use an online police scanner radio. There are several differences between these listening methods. Deciding which one is best for what depends … Continue reading

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Is It Illegal to Listen to Live Police Scanner Audio Feeds?

One common question people have about police scanners is whether it is against the law to listen to live police scanner audio feeds. It is not illegal to monitor police audio feeds and police scanner frequencies with radio scanners from … Continue reading

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Journalists Monitor Police Scanner Frequencies for News Stories

Did you ever wonder how journalists and news agencies learn about breaking stories as they occur? Many newsworthy stories are obtained by journalists monitoring police scanner frequencies using scanner radios. They might learn about a fire at a local apartment … Continue reading

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What Law Enforcement Thinks about People Using Scanner Radios

Most police scanners are not illegal to use in a fixed location – say, your home or office — or in vehicles, in certain states. The primary thing to remember, when monitoring chatter on scanner radios, is this information is … Continue reading

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Why People Use Police Scanners

Police scanners allow people to listen to communications of local police, fire, public works, and other agencies in their communities. The scanner is similar to a radio receiver, as it scans multiple frequencies and finds transmissions as they occur. Keep … Continue reading

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Scanner 101 – Installing PC Drivers Uniden BC125AT

Installing Drivers for the Uniden BC125AT Step 1 Download the driver for your Uniden BC125AT – Click here to download – Step 2 Select Save as, then save the file to the desktop Step 3 In your start menu, go to … Continue reading

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