Originally Posted by sambo613
What do you guys recommend? I live in Lake County IL and want a scanner that has good reception and I will be using in my house/on road sometimes. Also want one that is around 200 $. Thanks
Sambo the distance you can receive on any scanner you purchase is largely determined by the antenna you choose, not by the scanner. A 20 mile reception range is pretty easy but will also change due to temperature inversions, humidity, and other variables.