Welcome to the Philadelphia Area Scanner Page - your PORTAL to scanning and public safety communications in the Delaware Valley. Coverage includes Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Northern Delaware. This resource is targeted to the profesional, volunteer, or hobbyist. The following summarizes the major sections of this site - click the buttons on the left to enter.
Philly Communications Guide
The Philadelphia Area Communications Guide is the ultimate resource for radio hobbyists and public safety professionals in the area. You can purchase the guide from this section as well as access it.
Metro Master Frequency Guides
The Metro Master Frequency Guides are a new resource for the communications professional or hobbyist. These guides detail all licensed frequencies and information for all public safety agencies and businesses in a metro area. You can purchase the guide from this section as well as access it. More details about the Metro Guides are in this site.
PhillyScanner Yahoo Group
Since 1998, the PhillyScanner community has been the premier site to discuss radio communications in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Northern Delaware. All are invited to join this free and informative forum. You can subscribe or access the phlscanner page from here.
Learn about the various users of scanner radios. It's not just criminals that listen. Users consist of townwatch organizations, emergency management coordinators, the news media and more.
Learn about the various trunking and digital voice technologies that are used for public safety communications.
See pictures of my current base, mobile, and portable equipment that I use to monitor public safety communication.
Interesting communications and scanner Internet links can be found here.