Portable scanner for bay area

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wbcarey

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Hello,
I would like to purchase a portable scanner for the San Francisco/Oakland area. Anyone have any recommendations for scanners in $250.00 range.
Thank You
Bill
 

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Hello, I would like to purchase a portable scanner for the San Francisco/Oakland area. Anyone have any recommendations for scanners in $250.00 range. Thank You Bill
Bill, I'm going to make my first response to question that you should post in the California forum further down the forums page.
My next response is that it seems San Francisco and Oakland are investing in the P-25, digital format. You may want to check out the RR database for both areas. San Francisco seems to be going to TDMA X2, which for the time being can supposedly be monitored by the PSR-800. This radio will work with all analog conventional frequencies, analog trunked systems, and digital trunked systems.
Again, post in the CA forum. You will get a more informed answer there:)
HTH,
Larry
 
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