Listen to Live Police & Fire Radio
Scanner Radio is the #1 police scanner and alerts you of breaking news so you can listen to the action live with millions of others.
Stay up to date with your local news, traffic, emergency and public safety or listen in during major national live events in real time.
• Breaking news alerts to get the scoop before anyone else.
• View scanners located nearest you.
• View the most popular scanners.
• View the newest scanners being added all the time.
• Star your favorite scanners for quick access.
• Browse thousands of scanners from all over the world by location or genre (public safety, air traffic, railroad, marine, etc).
• CarPlay support
Receive an alert anytime:
• A scanner in the directory has more than a certain amount of listeners
• A specific scanner has more than a certain number of listeners
• A Broadcastify alert is posted for one of your favorites
• A Broadcastify alert is posted for any scanner
• A Broadcastify alert is posted for any scanner near you
• A new scanner comes online near you
Turn on notifications to receive alerts anytime a scanner has more than 2000 listeners (find out about major events as they're breaking).
The audio you're able to hear is provided by volunteers (and, in many cases, police and fire departments themselves) for Broadcastify.com and a few other sites using real scanner radios.
For assistance, please go to http://support.gordonedwards.net
Ratings and Reviews
2 Stars Until Resolved
Not sure what the issue is. But this app has worked all day for me until this evening. I was receiving alerts fine and dandy. And then later this evening everything seemed to stop. I heard that there were issue going on in/and around Dayton, OH where I live near so I attempted to tune in and I was asked to restore my purchase, not sure why but I was. So I clicked restore like it asked me too. Then I received another message after restoring purchase; that said retrieval failed, failed to retrieve directory information. Right now getting a blank screen. Not loading my favorites, and looks like I lost alllllllll my favorites which is very frustrating to go back through and add all the favorites you previously had; time consuming. Currently the app is not loading anything, this is after deleting and re-downloading the app. Certainly not something your company needs to have occurring right now with what’s happening in our world. Just ridiculous.
Developer Response ,
Regarding updating the app, you should already be able to hear about situations before news outlets report on them as well as still receive the same types of notifications you were receiving previously (now that I restarted my server that sends out the push notifications).
Of all the scanner apps I have downloaded and used, this has been the easiest and best one I have found so far, but keep in mind this is only the opinion of a retired disabled former US Army infantry specialist that has used in many forms of radios and scanners it’s real life and military life. So far this one even beats out the bearcat scanners that I personally have paid hundreds of dollars for to put on my desktop and in my vehicles or carry on my person because I don’t have to pre-program it to the area I’m in. Even the price of it is more than reasonable if I want to upgrade from the free version to the ad free version. It is more accurate than anything I have found in the store and I can switch over whatever county I am in when I am traveling. It works with Wi-Fi or without Wi-Fi. I never give anything five stars because there’s always room for improvement and things are always upgrading and changing anyway, so the best I do just give four stars. Again I remind you this is only the opinion of a retired disabled former US Army infantry specialist it is very familiar with all kinds of radios and scanners. Since I found this one I have not looked for any others. I am put this one on all of my mobile devices. Everybody will find one that they like as I have. This is the one I recommend, but for those that do not like this one you will find one that you do like and remember to write a review about it. Thank you. OEF/OIF Veteran
Best scanner app in the App Store, period
I’ve tried dozens, and no other scanner app compares. There still room for improvement, and some features that I don’t understand why nobody ads. For example, let’s create a Scanner app that actually lets us scan multiple channels… I don’t see any technical reason why you couldn’t monitor two or more at once. That said, I’m giving it five stars because of how it compares to all of the other apps in the store. Not holding back because of the new features that I’d like to see. This developer has been rolling out updates frequently, the user interface is already the best there is, and I hope to see more and more updates going forward.
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- Scanner Radio Pro $2.99
- Scanner Radio Pro $23.99
- feature: Remove Ads $1.99
- Scanner Radio Pro $3.99
- feature: Widgets $0.99
- feature: Themes $1.99
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