Phase 2 Digital Police Scanner Comparison

Whether you’re new to the hobby or have been scanning since the Carter administration, picking out the best police scanner in 2019 can be described in one word: CONFUSING. Long-time scannerheads are thrown off by the all the changes to radio technology that have taken place over the past couple decades, and newbies, well, can’t tell an SMA connection from a BNC. (Antenna joke, sorry.) There’s a lot to know—but luckily, you have us to help you out.

The chart below compares several of the most popular Phase II Digital police scanners. Phase II Digital is the most recent and most widely used mode of radio broadcast.They allow to hear the most amount of chatter, which is why we recommend them to customers almost 100% of the time. Give it a look, and if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us!

Since we created this graphic, new scanners have come on the market. Compare all police scanners by format by clicking on one of these links:

Digital Phase 2 Police Scanners
Digital Phase 1 Police Scanners
Trunking Police Scanners
Analog Police Scanners

Compare Digital Police Scanner Radios, APCO 25, P25, Phase II, TDMA, Phase 2

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