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Selecting Your First Radio Scanner

Buying your first radio scanner requires understanding the differences between radio systems and scanner frequencies. While you do not need to know exactly how each radio system works, you do need to know which ones are used in your area. … Continue reading

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What Is the Best Police Scanner?

One frequently asked question by people in the scanner world, as well as those interested in purchasing their first new scanner, is which one is the best police scanner to own. The most straightforward answer is: it depends on the … Continue reading

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Give Bearcat Scanners as Holiday Gifts

Are you looking for a last minute holiday gift for those difficult people on your list? Why not consider getting them a Whistler or Bearcat scanner as a gift? These radio scanners are the perfect gift for anyone who likes … Continue reading

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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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The Scanner Gazette – Weekly News Recap [05/14/2012 – 05/18/2012]

By Jonathan HigginsWeekly News Recap [05/14/2012 – 05/18/2012] Los Angeles, CADispatch lag slows Los Angeles Fire Department call response – Read moreDayton, OHWeather emergencies help fuel ham radio growth – Read moreWheaton, ILDuPage County Sheriff’s Office Stuck Borrowing Radios For … Continue reading

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The Scanner Gazette Weekly Recap [05/07/2012 – 05/11/2012]

By Jonathan HigginsWeekly News Recap [05/07/2012 – 05/11/2012]Davenport, IADispatch center bugs being fixed, updates in works, board told – Read more Fairfax County, VAFormer Fairfax police chief Durrer credited with modernizing department – Read more Callaway County, MOSheriff’s office, police … Continue reading

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The Scanner Gazette Weekly Recap [04/30/2012 – 05/04/2012]

By Jonathan HigginsWeekly News Recap [04/30/2012 – 05/04/2012]Farmington, MEFranklin County officials stress need for new dispatch center – Read more Lebanon, MENo radio ‘covering’ problems for Lebanon Rescue in past two weeks – Read more Providence County, RI The Rhode Island … Continue reading

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