Boefang UV5RE for Cleveland PD Frequencies??

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DeuceNation24

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I'm looking into getting this Boefang UV5R-e for stupid cheap. My question is will it pick up Cleveland PD Frequencies. I'm sorry as I am pretty new to the whole radio world, and would love to know more! Also if anyone knows the frequencies that would be epic and greatly appreciated 😁
 
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i also live in Parma you need a good Digital Scanner to monitor CPD even Parma Ebay has many of them depends if your wanting a BASE or pocket scanner???
 

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So what models do you guys recommend? Not trying to be all fancy about it, just something simple to listen in. On my way to /from work in my car.
 

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Also do a check of Craigslist for digital scanners. Sometimes you can find them already programmed.
 
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if you buy from craigslist make sure you know it works and maybe ask someone about the scanner before buying my self i would NOT buy one on craigslist
 

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if you buy from craigslist make sure you know it works and maybe ask someone about the scanner before buying my self i would NOT buy one on craigslist
You wouldn't buy a working scanner from someone on Craigslist where they are sometimes half the price of a new one?

I can see the logic there.

Seems like a face to face deal on Craiglsist would be a better option than your suggestion of the expensive Ebay scanners.

I've seen both the scanners you mentioned go for HALF that price on Craigslist.

Just sayin'
 
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So what models do you guys recommend? Not trying to be all fancy about it, just something simple to listen in. On my way to /from work in my car.
All of these will handle MARCS, Cleveland and Parma. Pretty sure I got all of them.

GRE:
PSR-500, PSR-600, PSR-800
Radio Shack:
Pro-106, Pro-197, Pro-651, Pro-652, Pro-668, Pro-18
Uniden:
BC296D, BC796D, BCD396T, BCD996T, BCD996XT,BCD396XT, HomePatrol-1, BCD325P2, BCD436HP, BCD536HP, BCD996P2, HomePatrol-2
Whistler:
WS1040, WS1065, WS1080, WS1088, WS1095, WS1098, TRX-1, TRX-2

Newer models (those with higher model numbers) will generally work better in your area than the older models. For a reasonable trade-off between cost and decent performance I'd suggest the WS1080 or the BCD325P2. If cost is not a concern, the TRX-1 or BCD436HP would do the trick.
 

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I'm looking into getting this Boefang UV5R-e for stupid cheap. My question is will it pick up Cleveland PD Frequencies. I'm sorry as I am pretty new to the whole radio world, and would love to know more! Also if anyone knows the frequencies that would be epic and greatly appreciated 😁
Why don't you just GOOGLE "Broadcastify". You can listen to a number of police departments there on your
iPad or Smartphone. This includes the CPD.
 

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Why don't you just GOOGLE "Broadcastify". You can listen to a number of police departments there on your
iPad or Smartphone. This includes the CPD.
But, that IS not a scanner......

And some of the audio is so terrible and I would rather listen to a ratty old scanner....
 
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