Topic Author
Posts: 13218
Joined: Mon May 21, 2007 9:50 pm

New To Radio Scanners, Need Help

Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:56 am

I am about to buy a radio scanner so that I can listen to ATC and airplanes enroute, but would like to have some advices on what I should buy. I am looking for a hand held radio scanner, around $100-150, though could go up to $200 if the specs are much better.

Also, what should one look for when buying a radio scanner for listening to ATC?

Any suggestions are appreciated.
Work Hard, Fly Right
User avatar
Posts: 3540
Joined: Mon Oct 08, 2001 9:44 pm

RE: New To Radio Scanners, Need Help

Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:50 pm

Get a Maycom FR100   i have one and is reliable. Also Uniden are good.
Posts: 9231
Joined: Fri Feb 23, 2007 5:08 pm

RE: New To Radio Scanners, Need Help

Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:54 pm

This is the one I have.

Yupiteru MVT-7100 with all the accessories, charger, antennas and all.


I love it. I take it on trips and air shows and I will keep if for life. I also look for other random stuff on it.
I have tried listening to the International Space Station - so far without luck but it is possible so I shall keep trying.

There was a better way to fly it was called Concorde

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos