swa4life From United States of America, joined Jul 2009, 388 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (4 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4301 times:
The most basic scanner model usually covers the VHF airband frequencies, so just about any conventional (analog) scanner will do.. It just so happens that I am about as big of a radio dork as I am an aviation enthusiast so I could probably help you out..
Just to make sure both sides get equal weight, at my two local airports, I've rarely heard more than 3-4 seconds of delay with my LiveATC app, and I've tested it at DFW, as well, and not had more than 5-8 seconds of delay.