Scanner Radio App for Blackberry Review

| May 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you are a journalist, perhaps the Scanner Radio for Blackberry could get you some scoop every week. Scanner Radio app lets you eavesdrop on over 2,500 police and fires scanners, railroad communications, and weather radio broadcasts from across the world. Priced at a very modest $2.99 per license, the Blackberry Scanner Radio app is many times cheaper than the typical digital scanner.

The App

Scanner Radio Blackberry application provides access to a wide array of radio signals. The most popular ones, as expected are police and fire scanners, which numbers to over 2500+ as of today. The various stations are categorized for easy browsing so that you won’t take long to find out the radio signals you want to listen to. Over the normal telephone network, the app will take about a minute to buffer, especially for scans coming from faraway places, but you’ll get to hear the latest info based on current events, and more through radio feeds for the location you’ve listening to. The app also gives details of the frequencies it is listening to.

Scanner Radio Blackberry application

Scanner Radio app has a ‘favorites’ section to keep track of the commonly listened radio broadcasts. The app also comes with an option to find the radio scanners nearer to your place based using the phone’s GPS. The ‘new additions’ option let you add newly available radio scanners to the existing list in the app.

The Scanner Radio app also has an alert feature, whereby you’ll be alerted if any of the channels get ‘hot ‘anytime, with a pre-set number of listeners. More audience means something is interesting going on in that channel, and the Scanner Radio app prompts you about the same so that you also won’t miss out on the hot news emerging from the channel. The sound quality of received scans is found to be reasonably good for most parts. Another advantage Scanner Radio is that the application is designed to work with the latest digital systems rather than the old-styled amateur radio stations.


Scanner Radio app for Blackberry lets you snoop around the radio channels working in your city and neighborhood. It provides live audio from over 2500+ radio channels from around the world, with very reliable results. Over a 3G or faster connection, you could listen to good quality audio with minimal breaks. You could download the ScannerRadio app from Blackberry App Store for a price tag of $2.99 per license.

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