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This article can be used to house questions about scanning in general - anything from antennas to laws to coax and more
General Scanning Questions
- ''Can I bring my scanner on an airplane?''
- ''Is scanning legal? How about in my car?''
- Read this informative site on scanner laws.
- ''What is the best scanner for me?''
- See the help provided on the scanner decision page.
If you are searching for specific frequencies in your area, the RR Database is the place to start - but at times there may be a better option....
- ''Where can I find frequencies for the various services, such as Railroads, Aircraft, ect.?''
- Please see our US/Canadian Common Frequencies article
- ''I am a railfan and would like to scan, what frequencies do they use?''
- ''Where can I find frequencies for NASCAR, LPGA, NFL, ect.?''
- See our Sports frequencies article