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Part 9: More Information

This page directs you to some of the most helpful online resources for finding out more about the types of radio systems you can hear on your scanner and frequencies for your particular area. The first two links are on this website; the others are external links. 

Other Scanner Topics
 Part 9A: Polce Scanners or Radio Scanners?
 Part 9B: A Brief History of Scanners
 Part 9C: Cellular Phones and Scanners
 Part 9D: About the Author

External Links 

1.  Land/Mobile (Police, Fire, Business, etc)

Radio Reference website - Features message boards and local frequencies
Radio Reference - Local Frequencies
- Select your country, state, and county for local frequencies and trunked system information; very useful
Long Island Area website (National Links)  - Links to local scanning site for most of US, organized by state then alphabetized by site name
Long Island Area website - main page - Main page for above site.  
Scanner Web Ring - Links to mostly locally-oriented web sites 

2. Civilian Aircraft

Freq of Nature aviation section - This potion of the Freq of Nature website includes a detailed guide on monitoring and understanding aircraft communications, aviation radio frequency charts, and maps and frequencies for each ARTCC (air traffic control) for the entire US.
Airnav.com - Airport Information, including frequencies.

3. Military Aircraft

MilAir Comms And More website - detailed source of military aircraft frequencies with a special emphasis on Florida frequencies; site also contains ARTCC (air traffic control) frequencies for the entire US. 

4.  Racing -

Racefreqs.com - Contains frequencies for several races for each driver, listed in order by driver number

5.  Owner/User Manuals

Radio Shack / Realistic Scanner User Manuals & Information
Uniden "Bearcat" Scanner Owner's Manuals (New & Recent Scanners)
Uniden "Bearcat" Scanner Information Page (Current Models)

6.  Scanner Magazines

Monitoring Times 
Popular Communications


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