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1 Uniden Bearcat BC125AT Handheld Scanner, 500-Alpha-Tagged Channels, Close Call Technology, PC... Uniden Bearcat BC125AT Handheld Scanner, 500-Alpha-Tagged Channels, Close Call Technology, PC...
2 Uniden BC365CRS 500 Channel Scanner and Alarm Clock with Snooze, Sleep, and FM Radio with Weather... Uniden BC365CRS 500 Channel Scanner and Alarm Clock with Snooze, Sleep, and FM Radio with Weather...
3 Uniden Bearcat BC355N Base/Mobile Scanner1 (UNNBC355N) Uniden Bearcat BC355N Base/Mobile Scanner1 (UNNBC355N)
4 Uniden Bearcat SR30C, 500-Channel Compact Handheld Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Turbo Search, PC... Uniden Bearcat SR30C, 500-Channel Compact Handheld Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Turbo Search,...
5 Whistler WS1065 Desktop Digital Scanner,Black Whistler WS1065 Desktop Digital Scanner,Black
6 Uniden SDS200 True I/Q™ TrunkTracker X Base/Mobile Digital Scanner. Incredible Digital... Uniden SDS200 True I/Q™ TrunkTracker X Base/Mobile Digital Scanner. Incredible Digital...
7 Uniden BCD436HP HomePatrol Series Digital Handheld Scanner. TrunkTracker V, Simple Programming,... Uniden BCD436HP HomePatrol Series Digital Handheld Scanner. TrunkTracker V, Simple Programming,...
8 Uniden BearTracker Scanner (BCT15X) with 9,000 Channels, TrunkTracker III Technology, Base/Mobile... Uniden BearTracker Scanner (BCT15X) with 9,000 Channels, TrunkTracker III Technology, Base/Mobile...
9 Uniden Trunktracker V Digital Mobile Scanner (UNNBCD996P2) Uniden Trunktracker V Digital Mobile Scanner (UNNBCD996P2)
10 Uniden SDS100 True I/Q Digital Handheld Scanner, Designed for Improved Digital Performance in... Uniden SDS100 True I/Q Digital Handheld Scanner, Designed for Improved Digital Performance in...
11 Uniden BCD325P2 Handheld TrunkTracker V Scanner. 25,000 Dynamically Allocated Channels. Close Call... Uniden BCD325P2 Handheld TrunkTracker V Scanner. 25,000 Dynamically Allocated Channels. Close...
12 Uniden Bearcat BC75XLT Handheld Scanner, 300 Channels, 10 banks, Close Call Technology, PC... Uniden Bearcat BC75XLT Handheld Scanner, 300 Channels, 10 banks, Close Call Technology, PC... No ratings yet
13 Uniden BCD536HP HomePatrol Series Scanner with Wi-Fi, TrunkTracker V, Backlit Keypad & LCD, Control... Uniden BCD536HP HomePatrol Series Scanner with Wi-Fi, TrunkTracker V, Backlit Keypad & LCD,...
14 Uniden BC355N 800 MHz 300-Channel Base/Mobile Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Black & Tram 1089-BNC... Uniden BC355N 800 MHz 300-Channel Base/Mobile Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Black & Tram...
15 Whistler WS1040 Digital Handheld Radio Scanner57 Whistler WS1040 Digital Handheld Radio Scanner57
16 Uniden HomePatrol-2 Color Touchscreen Simple Program Digital Scanner, TrunkTracker V and S,A,M,E,... Uniden HomePatrol-2 Color Touchscreen Simple Program Digital Scanner, TrunkTracker V and S,A,M,E,...
17 BAOFENG UV-5R MK5 (3rd Gen of UV-5R) 8 Watt Max Power 2023 VHF/UHF 144-148/420-450 mhz. Mirkit... BAOFENG UV-5R MK5 (3rd Gen of UV-5R) 8 Watt Max Power 2023 VHF/UHF 144-148/420-450 mhz. Mirkit... No ratings yet
18 Midland - WR400 Weather Radio Deluxe - NOAA Emergency Alert Scanner – Home Use with Battery Backup... Midland - WR400 Weather Radio Deluxe - NOAA Emergency Alert Scanner – Home Use with Battery... No ratings yet
19 Bingfu VHF UHF Car Truck Police Scanner Adhesive Mount Antenna Vehicle Ham Radio Amateur Radio... Bingfu VHF UHF Car Truck Police Scanner Adhesive Mount Antenna Vehicle Ham Radio Amateur Radio...
20 Whistler WS1065 Digital Desktop/Mobile Radio Scanner Whistler WS1065 Digital Desktop/Mobile Radio Scanner

SaleBestseller No. 1
Uniden Bearcat BC125AT Handheld Scanner, 500-Alpha-Tagged Channels, Close Call Technology, PC...
  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED, this sophisticated scanner has 500 alpha-tagged channels in a convenient compact design with loads of features. Close...
  • LISTEN TO OVER 40,000 FREQUENCIES, you can listen to both civilian and military bands, including Non-Digital Police, Ambulance, Fire, Weather, Marine,...
  • SEARCH MORE EFFICIENTLY with 500 Alpha-Tagged Channels finding the channel you want to listen to is easy, with 500 channels divided into 10 storage...
  • LIGHTWIEGHT PORTABLE DESIGN, take this Bearcat handheld radio scanner with you on the road, or on outings. It packs plenty of features, the orange...
  • GET STARTED LISTENING RIGHT AWAY with convenient Pre-sets for the most popular searches. Frequencies are preset in ten separate Non -Digital...
SaleBestseller No. 2
Uniden BC365CRS 500 Channel Scanner and Alarm Clock with Snooze, Sleep, and FM Radio with Weather...
  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED! The Uniden BC365CRS is an affordable 500 channel all-in-one conventional Analog Scanner, Alarm Clock, and FM Radio with...
  • 500 CHANNELS: Get started listening right away with convenient pre-sets for the most popular searches, Non-Digital Police/Fire/Emergency, Weather...
  • BUILT-IN FM RADIO & ALARM CLOCK: Save up to 30 FM stations in preset memories so you can instantly tune to your favorite local broadcast. Alarm Clock...
  • ATTRACTIVE DESIGN: Ideal for Home Use. This all-in-one scanner features a fresh design that's attractive on your desktop and easy to read at night...
  • PRIORITY with DO-NOT-DISTURB: Store your most important frequencies into priority channels. When scanning, these channels are checked every 2 seconds,...
SaleBestseller No. 3
Uniden Bearcat BC355N Base/Mobile Scanner1 (UNNBC355N)
  • Sold as 1 Each.
  • Black. Form factor: Vehicle mount. Temporary lockout. Close call RF capture technology.
  • 300 channels. 100 ch/sec scan speed (max). Search lockouts. Package contents: Bearcat base/mobile scanner with narrowband compatibility, AC adapter,...
  • Analog reception type. Narrowband compatible. Public safety scanner. Dimensions: 2"(H) x 5"(W) x 6"(D).
  • Display: Orange backlit LCD. Preprogrammed service search. Frequency coverage. Warranty: 1 year/90 days.
SaleBestseller No. 4
Uniden Bearcat SR30C, 500-Channel Compact Handheld Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Turbo Search, PC...
  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED! The Uniden Bearcat SR30C is a very affordable 500 channel hand-held scanner with loads of features in a convenient...
  • LISTEN TO OVER 32,000 FREQUENCIES: Get started listening right away with convenient pre-sets for the most popular searches. Frequencies are preset in...
  • PC PROGRAMING lets you program your scanner using your PC. Close call RF capture technology instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters and...
  • DELAY FUNCTION helps prevent missed replies during two-way conversations. Other features include keypad entry, Earphone Jack, key lock, battery low...
  • THREE POWER OPTIONS: #1- The included USB cable will power your SR30C from your PC or other USB power source, such as a smart phone USB charger (not...
Bestseller No. 5
Whistler WS1065 Desktop Digital Scanner,Black
  • Menu Driven Programming with Context Sensitive Help - Each menu item provides a few lines of help text that provide assistance with programming and...
  • Scan List-functionality allows you to arrange, group and scan objects according to your preference. Memory Backup - Frequencies remain stored in...
  • Free-Form Memory Organization - Allocation of memory dynamically and efficiently as it is needed. This differs from low cost and older scanners that...
  • Skywarn Storm Spotter Function - Instant access to frequencies used by storm spotter networks. Multi-System Trunking. Tune - Find new and unlisted...
  • Digital AGC - Instantly compensates for low user audio levels that are common on digital systems
Bestseller No. 6
Uniden SDS200 True I/Q™ TrunkTracker X Base/Mobile Digital Scanner. Incredible Digital...
  • The SDS200 is the world's most advanced scanner combining the HomePatrol's ease of use with Software Defined Radio and True I/Q technology. The large...
  • HomePatrol Database – Includes all known radio systems in the US and Canada. The database is updatable with the Sentinel software and Uniden...
  • 3.5" Customizable Color Display – You can set the display color for each field in the display. Additionally, for many fields you can select the...
  • Location-Based Scanning – Allows you to set your location by zip/postal code or GPS coordinates for instant reception. The Auto-locate feature will...
  • Favorites Scan – Allows you to organize your Systems into Favorites Lists. The scanner can scan any combination of Favorites Lists and the Full...
SaleBestseller No. 7
Uniden BCD436HP HomePatrol Series Digital Handheld Scanner. TrunkTracker V, Simple Programming,...
  • The BCD436HP is the first scanner to incorporate the HomePatrol-1 ease of use in a traditional handheld scanner. Plus, Uniden's exclusive Close Call...
  • Simple to operate, no programming needed. Simply turn it on, enter your zip code, and TrunkTracker V does the rest.
  • This user-friendly digital scanner will immediately begin receiving communications used by Public Safety, Police, Fire, EMS, Ambulance, Aircraft,...
  • This functionality is made possible by combining the rich radio system database from Radio Reference with Uniden's patented radio system selection...
  • Whether it is across town or across the street, the BCD436HP keeps you informed. Now with the largest display on the market and more advanced...
SaleBestseller No. 8
Uniden BearTracker Scanner (BCT15X) with 9,000 Channels, TrunkTracker III Technology, Base/Mobile...
  • Mobile BearTracker scanner with 9,000 Channels, advanced dynamic memory system, close call RF capture technology, and more. Compatible with BC-RH96...
  • TrunkTracker III technology lets you can keep up with the action on Motorola, EDACS and LTR systems. Individual channel volume offset. Alpha Tagging
  • Location-Based scanning automatically selects programmed systems based on your location when connected to a compatible GPS receiver
  • State-by-state preprogrammed channels for local police, DOT, and Highway Patrol frequencies when you travel, without having to program
  • 100 system Quick Keys with 10-channel group Quick Keys per system; system/channel number tagging for rapid access.Continuous Band Coverage* - 25MHz to...
SaleBestseller No. 9
Uniden Trunktracker V Digital Mobile Scanner (UNNBCD996P2)
  • Sold as 1 Each.
  • Follows communications on APCO 25, phase 1, phase 2, x2-tdma, Motorola, edacs & ltr trunked systems. 25,000 dynamically allocated channels. Audio AGC....
  • Advanced dynamic memory system. Location-based scanning. Automatic digital threshold adjustment. 20884802. WARNING: This product can expose you to...
  • Close call RF capture technology instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters. Same weather alert. Temporary lockout. 20884803.
  • GPS compatibility. 100 quick-key system access. NAC decoding for conventional p25 channels. 20884804.
Bestseller No. 10
Uniden SDS100 True I/Q Digital Handheld Scanner, Designed for Improved Digital Performance in...
  • Uniden creates another first with the SDS100 True I/Q Scanner and digital TrunkTracker communications receiver. Programming it can be as simple as...
  • HomePatrol Database – Includes all known radio systems in the US and Canada. The database is updatable with the Sentinel software and Uniden...
  • Customizable Color Display – You can set the display color for each field in the display. Additionally, for many fields you can select the...
  • True I/Q Receiver – Designed to improve digital performance in even the most challenging RF environments. An I/Q receiver captures the complete...
  • Location-Based Scanning – Allows you to set your location by zip/postal code or GPS coordinates for instant reception. The Auto-locate feature will...
Bestseller No. 11
Uniden BCD325P2 Handheld TrunkTracker V Scanner. 25,000 Dynamically Allocated Channels. Close Call...
  • The BCD325P2 comes equipped with Uniden exclusive features like Advanced Dynamic Memory System, Close Call RF Capture Technology, and GPS...
  • Scan and search 25,000 channels. With Close Call RF capture technology, this scanner will automatically tune to the signals nearest you, so you can...
  • Quick-Key System Access (100 Keys), allows you to quickly access the systems you us the most often. Uniden Police Scanners feature simple to set up...
  • GPS Location-Based Scanning, connect this scanner to an optional GPS receiver and it will automatically select programmed systems based on your exact...
  • S.A.M.E. Weather Alert, supports Specific Area Message Encoding weather alerts. During a NOAA Weather or Emergency Alert, a code for your specific...
Bestseller No. 12
Uniden Bearcat BC75XLT Handheld Scanner, 300 Channels, 10 banks, Close Call Technology, PC...
  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED, this sophisticated scanner has 300 user-programable channels in a convenient compact design with loads of features. Close...
  • LISTEN TO OVER 32,000 FREQUENCIES, you can listen to both civilian and military bands, including Non-Digital Police, Ambulance, Fire, NOAA Weather,...
  • SEARCH MORE EFFICIENTLY with 300 Channels finding the channel you want to listen to is easy, with 300 channels divided into 10 storage banks. Organize...
  • LIGHTWIEGHT PORTABLE DESIGN, take this Bearcat handheld radio scanner with you on the road, or on outings. It packs plenty of features, the orange...
  • GET STARTED LISTENING RIGHT AWAY with convenient Pre-sets for the most popular searches. Frequencies are preset in ten separate Weather, Non -Digital...
Bestseller No. 13
Uniden BCD536HP HomePatrol Series Scanner with Wi-Fi, TrunkTracker V, Backlit Keypad & LCD, Control...
  • Trunk Tracker V Operation, APCO 25 Phase I and Phase II, X2-TDMA, HomePatrol Operation
  • Control Channel Only Scanning, Zip Code Selection for Easy Setup, Close Call RF Capture Technology
  • Frequency Coverage: 25-512MHz, 758-824MHz, 849-869MHz, 894-960MHz, 1240-1300MHz
  • Favorite List, System and Department/Site Quick Keys; Recording, Playback and Replay Temporaty Avoid
  • Simple-to-use Sentinel PC Software Keep Your Scanner's Database and Frimware Up to Date
SaleBestseller No. 14
Uniden BC355N 800 MHz 300-Channel Base/Mobile Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Black & Tram 1089-BNC...
  • Product 1: The Uniden Bearcat BC355N Mobile/Base Scanner is one of the most feature packed, user-friendly, entry level scanners available today. It...
  • Product 1: The BC355N features “Close Call RF Capture Technology,” which instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters. This pre-programmed...
  • Product 1: You can save up to 300 frequencies that are scanned along with the preset frequencies. So whenever you encounter a newly activated local...
  • Product 1: The BC355N comes complete with a backlit display, making it easier to read in low light conditions, along with AC adapter, a DC power cable...
  • Product 2: 136Mhz-150mhz VHF 2.14Dbi Gain
Bestseller No. 15
Whistler WS1040 Digital Handheld Radio Scanner57
  • Menu Driven Programming with Context Sensitive Help Each menu item provides a few lines of help text that provide assistance with programming and...
  • Scan List functionality allows you to arrange group and scan objects according to your preference
  • Free Form Memory Organization Allocation of memory dynamically and efficiently as it is needed This differs from low cost and older scanners that had...
  • Skywarn Storm Spotter Functionality Instant access to frequencies used by storm spotter networks
  • Digital AGC Instantly compensates for low user audio levels that are common on digital systems Installation Troubleshooting If Windows does not detect...
SaleBestseller No. 16
Uniden HomePatrol-2 Color Touchscreen Simple Program Digital Scanner, TrunkTracker V and S,A,M,E,...
  • The Uniden HomePatrol-2 is one of the most popular Digital Police scanners on the market. This model lets you quickly hear communications systems used...
  • Simply enter your zip code and Home Patrol-2 does the rest. Whether it is across town or across the street, HomePatrol-2 keeps you informed.
  • Digital Capable, receives all unencrypted, non-proprietary radio systems including APCO-25 Phase I and Phase II digital, Motorola, EDACS, LTR,...
  • Included In The Box: HomePatrol-2 Scanner, Flex Antenna, Desk Stand, USB Cable, 4 x AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries, SMA to BNC Adapter.
  • Please note: an AC or DC power adapter is NOT included. To power the unit and/or charge the NiMH batteries, it comes with a USB cable. Please use this...
Bestseller No. 17
BAOFENG UV-5R MK5 (3rd Gen of UV-5R) 8 Watt Max Power 2023 VHF/UHF 144-148/420-450 mhz. Mirkit...
  • ✔️Buy safety with Mirkit! We have been selling ham radios since 2012, and we make a three steps quality control system in Baofeng manufacturing....
  • ✔️ 3rd Generation UV-5R MK5: 8 Watt Max Power, new durable shell with soft touch effect, high gain long antenna 7`` and 3 modes power settings...
  • ✔️ Baofeng UV-5R MK5 perfect to use for: private security, public service, hospitals, bars, restaurants, military, paramilitary, corporate...
  • ✔️ FCC Part 15 Part 97 Certified. VHF/UHF 144-148 mhz / 420-450mhz.
  • ✔️ Extra Bonus: A link for a special baofeng programming software + firmware mirkit-channelist will be provided on request for Free
Bestseller No. 18
Midland - WR400 Weather Radio Deluxe - NOAA Emergency Alert Scanner – Home Use with Battery Backup...
  • NOAA Weather Scan + Alert: NOAA Weather Scan will automatically scan through 10 available weather (WX) band channels and locks onto the strongest...
  • S.A.M.E Programming: Improve your emergency preparedness with equipped with digital S.A.M.E. technology, weather radio seamlessly connects to your...
  • Warning System: Experience customizable alert options with the WR400 Warning System. You have the flexibility to choose how you want to be alerted,...
  • Features: Experience the convenience of an Alarm Clock Radio with the Midland WR400. Features a built-in clock with an alarm and a snooze button,...
  • Alarm Clock: The built-in clock features an alarm with a snooze button and a AM/FM Radio. Wake up to local weather, AM/FM, or buzz. It automatically...
Bestseller No. 19
Bingfu VHF UHF Car Truck Police Scanner Adhesive Mount Antenna Vehicle Ham Radio Amateur Radio...
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Radio; VSWR: < 2.0;...
  • Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS,...
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;
Bestseller No. 20
Whistler WS1065 Digital Desktop/Mobile Radio Scanner
  • Object-oriented user interface features common data entry, browsing & control methods for every scannable object
  • Menu driven programming
  • Scan list functionality allows arranging, grouping & scanning objects according to preference
  • Free-form memory organization allocates memory dynamically & 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...

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  • How does buying radio scanner benefit me?
  • Is it worth the price?
  • Which radio scanner is the best option to go for in the nowadays market?
  • What features are essential when purchasing the radio scanner?
  • Which brand of the this is most trustworthy?
  • Which radio scanner has the best price/value ratio?

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Features

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Value of the product

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Customer reviews

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Reliability

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FAQ:

Q: Which radio scanner should I buy?

A: Best Radio Scanner Reviews 1. Whistler WS1010 Analog Handheld Scanner 2. Uniden SR30C Compact Handheld Scanner

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Q: What is a digital scanner radio?

A: A digital scanner is a computer accessory (peripheral) used to digitize pictures. It analyzes and then converts a visual image (such as text or a photograph) to a digital image. Most digital scanners are flatbed scanners.

Q: What is a police scanner radio?

A: Scanner (radio) A scanner (also referred to a police scanner, police scanner radio or radio scanner) is a radio receiver that can automatically tune, or scan, two or more discrete frequencies, stopping when it finds a signal on one of them and then continuing to scan other frequencies when the initial transmission ceases.