10 Best Railroad Scanner Antennae Of 2022

What is the railroad scanner antennae on the market today? With so many options, it’s normal for consumers to become overwhelmed when trying to find an appropriate brand for shopping. There are way too many choices on the market, including knock-off brands that are cheaply built. 

Our review team is a group of avid product hunters, and they want to share their experiences with you.

To help you find the railroad scanner antennae brand we analyzed & researched all the features that are right for you and came up with a list of 10 different options to purchase.

We also took time to assess a wide variety of options including durability, materials, designs, expert reviews & customer ratings to find the best-performing railroad scanner antennae

The resulting review has in-depth details on specific performance areas, as well as recommendations for your goals and budget. 

 

10 Best railroad scanner antennae Reviews:

1. Scanner Radio

Features :

  • View scanners that are located nearest you, sorted by distance.
  • View the top 50 scanners that have the most listeners (updated every 5 minutes).
  • View list of scanners added most recently (new additions are being added all the time).
  • Add scanners you listen to the most to your Favorites list for quick access.
  • Browse the directory of scanners by location or genre (public safety, air traffic, railroad, marine, etc).
  • Enable notifications to be notified when lots of people (such as over 3500, for example) are listening to any scanner (indicating that something big is happening). You can also be notified when scanners located near you (or specific scanners of your choosing) have more than a certain number of listeners.

Additional Info :

Release Date 2018-06-08T02:21:41.000Z

2. Bingfu VHF UHF Ham Radio Amateur Radio Mobile Radio Scanner Antenna Police Scanner Antenna Magnetic Base BNC Male Antenna Compatible with Uniden Bearcat Whistler Radio Shack Police Radio Scanner

Features :

  • Frequency Range: 20MHz – 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Radio; VSWR: < 2.0; Impedance: 50 ohm; Feature: Magnetic Base Mounting; Cable Length: 3m / 10 feet; Antenna Connector: BNC Male Connector;
  • Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS, BCD996XT, BC278CLT, BC350A, BC350C, BC355C, BC340CRS, BC370CRS, BC700A, BC780XLT, BC785D, BC796D, BC860XLT, BC895XLT, BC898T, BCT7, BCT8, BC75XLT, BC55, BC60XLT, BC80XLT, BC72XLT, BC92XLT, BC95XLT, BC100, SC230, BC200, SC200, SC150, SC180, SC235, BC120, BC72, BC80, BC246, BR330;
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.787401574
Width 16.535433054
Length 4.330708657

3. Bingfu VHF UHF Ham Radio Police Scanner Antenna Amateur Radio Mobile Radio Scanner Antenna Magnetic Base BNC Male Antenna Compatible with Uniden Bearcat Whistler Radio Shack Police Scanner Ham Radio

Features :

  • Frequency Range: 20MHz – 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Radio; VSWR: < 2.0; Impedance: 50 ohm; Feature: Magnetic Base Mounting; Cable Length: 3m / 10 feet; Antenna Connector: BNC Male Connector; Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS, BCD996XT, BC278CLT, BC350A, BC350C, BC355C, BC340CRS, BC370CRS, BC700A, BC780XLT, BC785D, BC796D, BC860XLT, BC895XLT, BC898T, BCT7, BCT8, BC75XLT, BC55, BC60XLT, BC80XLT, BC72XLT, BC92XLT, BC95XLT, BC100, SC230, BC200, SC200, SC150, SC180, SC235, BC120, BC72, BC80, BC246, BR330;
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;
  • Compatible with Ham Radio: Kenwood TK100, TK200, TK210, TK220, TK300, TK310, TK320; Icom: IC-V8, IC-V80, IC-V82, IC-U82 ,IC-W32; Motorola: HT440, HT90; Maxon: HR, CP500, CP520, 1015; Vertex Standard: 734, 834, HR146, HX300, HX320, HX400, CU32, CP/CS 5015, 0420; Uniden: HH979; Wilson: HH152, HH154, HH156, HH462, HH464;

Additional Info :

Color BNC Antenna
Item Dimensions
Height 0.7086614166
Width 16.535433054
Length 4.330708657

4. Pro Trucker BNC Scanner Radio Receiver Glass Mount Wire Antenna with 2 Suction Cups – Black

Features :

  • Use as a mobile antenna or an indoor antenna attached to an outside window for better home reception
  • Covers all bands. 25 – 1300 MHz. This antenna works with both digital or analog radio scanners
  • Wire antenna is approximately 8 feet long
  • Includes a BNC connector and suction cups to attach to glass. Wire antenna is approximately 8 feet long
  • Overloaded Mobile is an authorized retailer of Pro Trucker Products

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 4
Width 0.13
Length 3
Weight 0.375

5. Uniden Bearcat BC125AT Handheld Scanner, 500-Alpha-Tagged Channels, Close Call Technology, PC Programable, Aviation, Marine, Railroad, NASCAR, Racing, and Non-Digital Police/Fire/Public Safety.

Features :

  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED, this sophisticated scanner has 500 alpha-tagged channels in a convenient compact design with loads of features. Close Call RF capture technology instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters and the Do Not Disturb Mode prevents Close Call checks during a transmission.
  • LISTEN TO OVER 40,000 FREQUENCIES, you can listen to both civilian and military bands, including Non-Digital Police, Ambulance, Fire, Weather, Marine, Aircraft, Railroad, Civil Air, Amateur radio services, and Racing events.
  • SEARCH MORE EFFICIENTLY with 500 Alpha-Tagged Channels finding the channel you want to listen to is easy, with 500 channels divided into 10 storage banks. Organize your channels by department, location, area of interest, or any other way you prefer. Alpha Tagging lets you assign names to your channels, so you can keep track of who you are listening to.
  • LIGHTWIEGHT PORTABLE DESIGN, take this Bearcat handheld radio scanner with you on the road, or on outings. It packs plenty of features, the orange backlight display is easy to read, even in low light conditions.
  • GET STARTED LISTENING RIGHT AWAY with convenient Pre-sets for the most popular searches. Frequencies are preset in ten separate Non -Digital Police/Fire/Emergency, Ham, Marine, Railroad, Civil Air, Military Air, CB Radio, FRS/GMRS/MURS, and Racing search bands. This makes it easy to find channels that interest you.
  • EXCELLENT HAND-HELD SCANNER (Please note: model BC125AT is NOT suitable for Trunking or Digital Radio system monitoring, (e.g. Project 25, DMR, NXDN). Some Police/Fire/Emergency/Public Safety Agencies in larger cities are switching over to DIGITAL Trunking systems. If you live in an area where Trunking or Digital Radio systems are used, you need to upgrade to a Uniden Digital model (“D” stands for Digital), such as models BCD436HP, BCD536HP, BCD996P2, BCD325P2, or HomePatrol-2.
  • NOTE: The product does not have 2-way communication, is only a scanner for receiving radio transmissions
  • How can we help? Uniden Customer Support web site is designed to conveniently walk you through product setup and troubleshooting, Web site: https://uniden.com/pages/support-1 . Contact customer support at email: custsupport@uniden.com or phone: 1-800-297-1023.

Additional Info :

Color Multicolor
Item Dimensions
Height 7.28
Width 2.17
Length 4.33
Weight 1.01
Release Date 2018-01-01T00:00:01Z

6. Scanner SDR Antenna Tripod Portable Collapsible by Super Antenna SR1 UHF VHF broadband

Features :

  • THIS IS: The Super Antenna SuperScanR model SR1, a scanner antenna and SDR antenna, conveniently retractable with a built-in Low Profile Tripod to support it. It provides super long range reception for all types of scanners. Indoor or outdoor external scanner antenna that can be deployed on any table, desk, floor, back yard, patio, porch, shelf, desk, garage, attic, or balcony. COMPATIBILITY: All scanners or SDRs that have capability to connect an external antenna.
  • SPECIFICATIONS: Receives for scanning or monitoring all VHF and UHF radio bands and frequencies, for omni-directional reception. The SuperScanR antenna receives Police, Fire, Air, Rescue, Business, Marine, Government, Federal, Aeronautical, SDR radio, HAM, MURS, FRS, GMRS, PMR, Weather, FM, FM Narrow/Wide, Digital, APCO-25, Project 25, P45, Tetra, Trunking, Low Band, 20 MHz to 100 MHz, High Band, 100 MHz to 300 MHz, VHF, UHF, 300 MHz to 1.3 GHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, and everything in between.
  • DEPLOYMENT: Deploys in 3 minutes by one person with no tools needed. Can be positioned away from the scanner or computer. SIZE: Extremely compact 12″ x 2.5″ x 2″ (30x6x5cm) for travel, it fits easily into a pocket of your Go Bag. DEPLOYED SIZE EXTENDED: Triangular tripod base extends to 19″ (49cm) wide footprint. The tip of the antenna is 51″ (130cm) tall when deployed to full length, and it may be adjusted to a lower height if desired. WEIGHT: Only 10 ounces (284g), and heavy duty.
  • COLOR: Natural metallic silver. COAXIAL CONNECTOR: Type SO-239 female (PL-259 compatible) with 50 ohm standard impedance (common to all scanners). FITTINGS: all 3/8″-24 threads. TRIPOD HUB: milled from a solid block of aircraft grade aluminum, and has three 3/8″-24 holes to interface with the removable tripod legs. RADIAL TERMINALS: Two quarter-inch (6mm) male push-on male tabs provide secure quick disconnect for optional SuperWire Radial Sets and ground lugs to the mount hub.
  • CONTENTS: This is only a tripod antenna. It DOES NOT CONTAIN A COAXIAL CABLE. You will need a coaxial cable and/or COAXIAL ADAPTER for your scanner. CONTENTS OF PACKAGE: Telescopic Antenna + Tripod Hub + Three Tripod Legs + Instruction Sheet. High quality aircraft-grade aluminum, brass connectors, with soft black plastic foot pads. RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES: Super Antenna Radial Set model MR642 (Sold Separately) – Super Antenna model SW1 SuperWhip Titanium flex whip (Sold Separately)

Additional Info :

Color Silver
Item Dimensions
Height 51
Width 19
Length 19

7. Uniden Bearcat SR30C, 500-Channel Compact Handheld Scanner, Close Call RF Capture, Turbo Search, PC programable, NASCAR, Racing, Aviation, Marine, Railroad, and Non-Digital Police, Fire, Public Safety

Features :

  • LISTEN IN AND STAY INFORMED! The Uniden Bearcat SR30C is a very affordable 500 channel hand-held scanner with loads of features in a convenient compact design.
  • LISTEN TO OVER 32,000 FREQUENCIES: Get started listening right away with convenient pre-sets for the most popular searches. Frequencies are preset in ten service banks, Non-Digital Police/Fire/Emergency, NOAA Weather reports, Marine, Racing, Civil Aircraft, Ham Radio, Railroad, CB Radio, and other bands. This makes it easy to find channels that interest you.
  • PC PROGRAMING lets you program your scanner using your PC. Close call RF capture technology instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters and the Priority Scan function Scans the channels you have designated as priority channels. Memory backup keeps the frequencies stored in memory for an extended time if the scanner loses power
  • DELAY FUNCTION helps prevent missed replies during two-way conversations. Other features include keypad entry, Earphone Jack, key lock, battery low alert, battery save. The triple-conversion design ensures excellent Performance.
  • THREE POWER OPTIONS: #1- The included USB cable will power your SR30C from your PC or other USB power source, such as a smart phone USB charger (not included). #2 – Two AA alkaline batteries (not included). #3 – Two AA rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (not included). You can also charge rechargeable Ni-MH batteries in the unit using the USB cable.
  • EXCELLENT ENTRY LEVEL PORTABLE SCANNER This scanner is NOT for receiving DIGITAL communications (e.g. Project 25, DMR, NXDN). Some Police/Fire/Emergency/Public Safety Agencies in larger cities are switching over to DIGITAL Trunking communication systems. For Digital Scanners please look at other leading Uniden models such as the BCD436HP.

Additional Info :

Color SR30C
Item Dimensions
Height 2.4
Width 4.5
Length 7.5
Weight 1
Release Date 2019-06-10T00:00:01Z

8. BaoFeng UV-5RE 8W Ham Radio,UHF VHF Radio Dual Band with 2800mAh Li-ion Battery Portable Walkie Talkies Amateur Portable Radio Transceiver with Includes Full Kit

Features :

  • Baofeng UV-5RE is a compact Ham radio scanner transceiver can do both transmit and receive a signal (a transceiver),Dual-Band Display, Dual Freq.
  • Emergency Alarm; Low Battery Alert; Battery Saver; LED Flashlight; Built-in key lock
  • Upgrade the frame material. Metallic, more durable and more fashionable
  • Kit Includes: UV-5RE, 2800mAh Battery, V-85 Dual Band Antenna, CH-5 Charger, CH-5 110V Adapter, Earpiece Kit, Wrist Strap, Belt Clip, User Manual
  • Pengmeijia is the authorized BaoFeng US Distributor, all Baofeng radios we sell qualifies Baofeng’s warranty, we also provide our own 30-day replace or refund you free of charge.
  • FCC ID: 2AJGM-UV5R

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Weight 0.4519476371

9. Mirkit Ham Radio Baofeng UV-82 MK5 8 Watt Max Power 2022 Dual Band Ham Radio with 2800 mAh Battery + Fullhouse Baofeng Accessories Kit with 3800 Battery, Speaker Mic, Programm and Charger Cable

Features :

  • ✔️All included in one box!Get Extra Kit UV82 MK5 + battery BL-8 3800 mAh + USB charger cable, Radio Speaker, Programming Cable, Lanyard Mirkit. 100% USA Warranty!
  • ✔️FCC Part 15 Part 97 Certified. VHF/UHF 144-148 mhz / 420-450mhz. Undiscovered channels with UV82 hp 8 Watt Max Power! Boafeng Tripower UV-82: High/ Med/ Low
  • ✔️Up to 5 days of battery life! Extended Battery Pack 1x BL-8 2800 mAh + 1x BL-8 3800 mAh + charger! Charge Bl-8 Battery from solar panel, computer, car, power bank or any USB slot
  • ✔️You’re hands free with ideal Radio Mic! Proven: Most Popular Speaker Mic among security services, patrol duty, large team activities and airsoft
  • ✔️Easily Program your UV 82 v2! Special firmware Mirkit-Channelist is provided by request. Programming cable provides smooth flashing process of Your Dual Band Radio!

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Weight 0.661386786

10. Uniden BC365CRS 500 Channel Scanner and Alarm Clock with Snooze, Sleep, and FM Radio with Weather Alert, Search Bands & Bearcat BC125AT Handheld Scanner. 500 Alpha-Tagged Channels

Features :

  • Product 1: Includes 500 channels in 10 Banks for scanning local public safety and other interesting frequencies.
  • Product 1: Easily search bands commonly used for Police, Fire/EMS, Aircraft, Amateur Radio, and Marine transmissions.
  • Product 1: Built-in FM radio with 30 FM presets, lets you listen to your local radio stations.
  • Product 1: Built in Alarm Clock lets you wake to your favorite FM station, a weather channel, or scanning. Also has Snooze and Sleep.
  • Product 2: Listen in and stay informed, this sophisticated scanner has 500 alpha-tagged channels in a convenient compact design with loads of features. Close Call RF capture technology instantly tunes to signals from nearby transmitters and the Do Not Disturb Mode prevents Close Call checks during a transmission.
  • Product 2: Listen to Over 40,000 Frequencies, you can listen to both civilian and military bands, including Police, Ambulance, Fire, Weather, Marine, Aircraft, Railroad, Civil Air, Amateur radio services, and Racing events.
  • Product 2: Search More Efficiently with 500 Alpha-Tagged Channels Finding the channel you want to listen to is easy, with 500 channels divided into 10 storage banks. Organize your channels by department, location, area of interest, or any other way you prefer. Alpha Tagging lets you assign names to your channels, so you can keep track of who you are listening to.
  • Product 2: Lightweight, Portable Design, take this Bearcat handheld radio scanner with you on the road, or on outings. It packs plenty of features, the orange backlight display is easy to read, even in low light conditions.

How we Selected the railroad scanner antennae

Most of the products listed are not selected hand to hand. We used artificial intelligence to make the list. But we can assure you all the products listed here are of superior quality as they are already tested by real users, rated by expert reviewers, and recommended by real humans.

Key decision-making factors you should consider to select the products:

Cost

An important factor to consider when purchasing railroad scanner antennae is cost and performance, which typically go hand in hand. With more companies entering the railroad scanner antennae market, options for quality and high-performance become increased. Just because a railroad scanner antennae is the most expensive does not mean it’s the best choice for you and your hard-earned dollar. There are many lower-priced models available with very good performance and comfort.

Brand Value

Choose the railroad scanner antennae from the brand that offers the best value to its customers, with high-quality products and excellent customer service. Good brand products are made with the utmost care and precision, and they’ll always be here to help you answer your query and solve any fault on the products or even refund your money if any damage is found on the products.

Specifications

Before clicking on the buy now button or adding products to your shopping carts make sure this product meets all the specifications you need.

Product specifications are important when choosing a product. They determine what the product can and cannot do. With so many products on the market, it is important to select the right one for your needs.

Choose the railroad scanner antennae made with only the finest materials, and it’s been precision-engineered to meet your needs. 

When looking at different specifications, there are three main points to consider: performance, features, and price. Each of these factors is important in making your final decision. By considering all of them, you can be sure that you got the best bang for your buck.

Design

The world is full of amazing railroad scanner antennae, and it can be hard to decide which one to purchase. One way to make a decision is by looking at the design. There are many factors that contribute to the overall design of a product, including materials used in manufacturing, color scheme, and even visual weighting. Knowing about these things can help you find a product that suits your taste and needs perfectly.

Customer Ratings

When it comes to making purchase decisions, many people give significant weight to customer ratings. It’s easy to see why- after all, who knows better what a product is like than the people who have actually used it? When you’re trying to decide which product to buy, checking out the customer ratings can be a great way to get an idea of how others have felt about their experience with the product. Of course, you should always take reviews with a grain of salt- not everyone is going to love every product, and some people might be more likely to leave a review than others. But overall, customer ratings are usually a pretty good indicator of how satisfied people are with a particular product. 

Stability and Control

A Drive Celadon‘s stability and control is an important factor in determining how well it performs, and we weighted this metric. 

Consider how much stability or control you want when using the item.

We take into account factors including the impact of this product on our life and how we will feel when using this.

Comfort

No one wants to deal with discomfort or constraints when enjoying the things they love. Comfort is a critical metric to consider when you’re thinking about using railroad scanner antennae. There are many different types of railroad scanner antennae that provide stability and control while providing a smooth, comfortable function. For example, when you buy a fishing kayak, you want to ensure that you don’t spend your whole trip thinking about how much you want to get out of your boat because your back is aching or your feet are falling asleep.

Durability

The way a railroad scanner antennae is designed and manufactured and the material it is made of are key attributes indicating how durable it will be. Choose the best railroad scanner antennae that has the ability to withstand wear, pressure, or damage. 

Plus, make sure it features a sleek design that’ll look great in any place. So whether you’re a busy mom or a construction worker, you’ll appreciate how sturdy this product is.

What Are the Most Popular railroad scanner antennae Models on the Market Today?

There are a variety of railroad scanner antennae products available on the market today for men & women who are looking for quality and reliability. All railroad scanner antennae models base themselves on the same basic principle. However, they suit different user preferences.

It’s no secret that different products are popular among different demographics. But what if you could see which items were the most popular among all consumers? Well, you can, and we’ve got the list for you. Check out our list to select products that everyone seems to love, regardless of their age, gender, or location.

Some tips to Select the Most Popular railroad scanner antennae

  • The three most important factors to consider when selecting the most popular products are price, quality, and popularity. 
  • Price is one of the more obvious considerations since you want to make sure it is reasonable for your needs.
  • Quality should also be considered because if you buy a product with poor quality then that will not help with your overall goal of finding the best possible product. 
  • Finally, popularity may not seem like an important factor but it can actually be just as crucial as either price or quality considering how many consumers there are in this world looking for great deals on amazing products!

FAQ

1. What is the price range for railroad scanner antennae?

railroad scanner antennae offer various range prices, depending on their function as well as design. In today’s world, it is hard to know what a product will cost. You typically have no idea how much something costs because the price range can vary so widely. For example, a pair of jeans could be $20-$200 depending on who you buy them from and where you live. The same goes for other products such as railroad scanner antennae. 

2. Are railroad scanner antennae worth the money?

There’s no doubt that we live in a disposable society. We’re constantly being bombarded with advertisements for the newest and most innovative railroad scanner antennae on the market. But are these railroad scanner antennae really worth our hard-earned money? Some of them definitely are if you can choose carefully! But others…not so much.

3. When should I buy a new railroad scanner antennae?

You’re looking for a new railroad scanner antennae that you’ve always wanted. Should you buy it now, or wait? It’s hard to tell what will happen with the price in the future. If there are no signs of slowing down production, then it might be worth buying now so you can enjoy your purchase sooner rather than later. But if production is on the way down and prices are expected to increase, then it might be better off waiting until after all of the hype has died down before making your decision. 

4. Which type of railroad scanner antennae is best?

I’m so sorry if you are confused. It’s not an easy decision to make, I know! But it is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever have to choose between. If you’re still undecided on which type of railroad scanner antennae is right for you, I would say check the features and functions of the railroad scanner antennae we listed here to find the most suitable one for you. Each has its own pros and cons.

  1. Why should I buy a railroad scanner antennae?

You can determine whether you need or want a railroad scanner antennae by identifying whether you have a similar item. It is probably not something you need and you should reconsider buying it. You could use the money from selling the other item you have to buy the new one if you just can’t let it go.

Final Thoughts

railroad scanner antennae is a fun, convenient way to get your job done.

Let’s be honest, we all want to feel that our purchase was a good investment. But there are so many options out there! How do you know which one is the railroad scanner antennae? There’s no need to worry about it because Drive Celadon has your back. Our knowledgeable staff is here to help guide you through each step of the process and find what works for you. You can also take advantage of our free consultations with any questions or concerns before deciding on a final decision. Let us show how easy shopping for something as important as home audio equipment can be when you have an expert at your side every step of the way!

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