radio scanner

radio scanner

[′rād·ē·ō ′skan·ər]
(electronics)
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A neighbor applied CPR to the victim before fire and medic units arrived, according to a police radio scanner.
Officers recovered two handguns, more than 100 mobile phones, [euro]300,000 in euros, a cash-counting machine, radio scanner and jammer and expensive watches.
Very much a screenwriter's movie in its habit of illustrating obvious points with self-impressed metaphors, "Nightcrawler" begins with Gyllenhaal's Louis Bloom scraping by as a literal scavenger, selling stolen scrap metal for cash, before chancing into his new metier as a scavenger of human suffering, armed with a camcorder and police radio scanner.
When I broke my leg in 1995, my wife heard the whole saga unfold on the radio scanner, and I got quite a telling off in the hospital afterwards.
ut rather than using mobile phones to trigger the explosives - as often done in the past - these bombs are detonated using a device similar to a radio scanner, it says.
Miller was arrested from his then home in Churn Drive, Buttershaw, Bradford, in November after his DNA was found on the airbag of one of the getaway vehicles and officers recovered various items including balaclavas, crowbars and a police radio scanner at his home.
Gutknecht said he arrived at the scene minutes after hearing about the shootings on a police radio scanner, and saw worried parents waiting to see their children and make sure they were not among the victims.
Those men were caught in possession of drugs and a police radio scanner.
When stripped of his woman's disguise, Hamill was found to have the keys of the bank's front doors, two 9mm semi-automatic pistols, 34 bullets, a radio scanner tuned to Garda frequencies and a bag of cash.
Retired bank manager Mr Reenan later admitted recording the conversation using a radio scanner and selling it to a national newspaper.
They also used a radio scanner to monitor police frequencies while they carried out their raids.
The latest title in Max Elliot Anderson's "Tweener Press Adventure Series", Secret Of Abbot's Cave finds Randy and his friends have formed a detective club and pooled their resources to buy a police radio scanner.