You would be better off with a Phase II capable scanner.I am planning a trip to Surfside Beach and Galveston and wondering if I can monitor PD, FD, Sheriff etc on my 396T or do I need to upgrade to a phase 2 capable scanner?
Thanks for your help.
This is not necessarily true. Virtually everything you could easily hear on the old UHF system you can still hear now, with the exception of HFD's tac channels and the HPD tacs (which were simplex on UHF anyway.) I get the impression that a lot of out-of-towners think Houston isn't scannable, when in fact there is quite a lot to listen to.Of course, Houston itself is Phase II, though much of it is encrypted.