Stores that sell Scanners in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
If you find a local source for scanning gadgets, please let me know, so I can share it with everyone.
Radio Shack - My favorite scanner dealer, and they're located all over the place. www.RadioShack.com
Electronic Discount Sales 1211 E Abram, Arlington 548-1992 or 4070 N Beltline, Irving 972-570-7393
Fry's Electronics in Arlington at I-20 and Matlock (SE Corner) in the old Incredible Universe store. They have several brands and models. 817-784-5800
Amateur Radio Shops occasionally have Scanners and Accessories
Texas Towers in Plano at 1108 Summit #4 near Plano Parkway and I-75
The SPY store in
Arlington - 3415 S Cooper St. #107,
Arlington, TX 76015, 817-467-8779 -I haven't
visited this one.
Departments stores and Discount stores including Best Buy, Target, Wal-Mart, Service Merchandise, and others may have a small and very limited selection of scanners, and probably no accessories.
CB Dealers, Pilot Shops, and Truck Stops probably have some.
Pawn Shops might have some used equipment that might be worth while.
Scanner Dealers on the Internet and Mail Order
Grove Enterprises 1-800-438-8155 (This is the only one I have any experience with. I highly recommend them.)
Atlantic Ham Radio LTD 1-416-636-3636
Communications Electronics 1-800-USA-SCAN
Frequency Manager for Windows
Javiation 011 44 1274 732146 (Over the pond, but they have a good reputation.)
Radio Manager for Windows
Trunk Manager for Windows
Uniden (Bearcat) (Sometimes they have refurbished stuff available directly from them.)
Universal Radio, Inc. 1-800-431-3939
Monitoring Times - My favorite publication. Several scanning columns and features, as well as other radio monitoring topics.
PO Box 98, 7540 Highway 64 West, Brasstown, NC 28902-0098
828-837-9200 Voice 828-837-2216 Fax
www.grove-ent.com, email@example.com $23.95/Year in the US as of 7/23/98
DFWSCAN (A great local scanning resource by Lindsay Blanton)
DFW Scan Paging Dispatch Services
DFW Fire and Rescue Guide
qth.net (Radio Hobby Mailing List Manager)
Strong Signals by Rich Wells - A great site for reviews of scanners and much more!
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