Those that are on the whacker side can quite comical to monitor.I can see listening to police, fire, and ems dispatch , however I am at a loss for a legitimate reason to listen to loss prevention.
Okay perhaps I shouldn't have used the term legitimate, but seriously I have never heard of anyone wanting a scanner whose sole purpose would be to monitor store security.Those that are on the whacker side can quite comical to monitor.
On the flip side, their radios can really be hopping around the Christmas season.
The bottom line is that it's whatever melts your butter.
Some people might like to listen to the
sewer plant or the garbage pickup trucks.
Legitimate? Who defines legitimacy in scanning?
Who are we to question a motive?
There are probably more than a few cops
who can't figure out why people would want to listen
to their squawk box all day without being paid to do so.
Well y'know, there's all sorts of stuff out there to listen to other than fire, police and ems. Many different things turn people on. I enjoy listening to public transit, marine harbour traffic, snow, and fire towers - not things some people may find exciting, but to me they are.Okay perhaps I shouldn't have used the term legitimate, but seriously I have never heard of anyone wanting a scanner whose sole purpose would be to monitor store security.
People listen to Law, fire, and ems to know what is going on in their community and sometimes out of curiosity. I would have to be pretty bored to consider going to the mall to listen to rent a cops.
I bought a Radio Shack 200-channel scanner, but did not seem to pick up as much as I'd like. I would like to pick up retail loss prevention, can anyone suggest an affordable scanner from Radio Shack that work for this?