Author Topic: Are base station scanners better than handheld scanners?  (Read 4067 times)

Offline squale

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Are base station scanners better than handheld scanners?
« on: April 20, 2005, 01:02:49 PM »
Just wondering if the actually scanner is stronger than one another, or if it is just all a matter of what antenna you have hooked up to the scanner?



Offline MIAMIATC

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Are base station scanners better than handheld scanners?
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2005, 01:52:58 PM »
as far as i know mand concerned i may be wrong here but it most definetly is the antenna.some scanners are different from one another in the respect of their sensitiviy to recieve signals.go with a scanner with the lowes uV total is what i have been told in the air frequency range.but in most cases ANTENNA ANTENNA ANTENNA  and the lead to the radio