Race Scanner Headsets (Nascar)

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  1. ISUFan22

    ISUFan22 Well-Known Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    Healthcare IT Project Manager
    Denver, CO
    We are looking into buying 2 sets of headsets to use at Nascar races - headed to Bristol at the end of the month. We rented them in Daytona from a few years ago - we plan on hitting maybe one race per year so it seems to make sense to get our own.

    Don't know much about them and was looking for suggestions from those that do own them.
  2. cloneluke80

    cloneluke80 Well-Known Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    West Des Moines, IA
    I own a uniden digital trunking scanner. I highly recommend so you can use it for races and listening in on city/county/state and even federal agencies. Its kind of a fun hobby, I listen to everything from jordan creek rental cops to lifeflight helos, to all kinds of government agencies.

    The problem is this scanning technology comes with a price.. Buy one good scanner and run 2 sets of headphones...

    Uniden Bearcat BCD396XT Police Scanner Radio

    also if you do get into the hobby, check out radioreference.com for all kinds of info and other scanning geeks like me.

    PM me if you want tips on programming a scanner.
  3. abd4cy

    abd4cy Member

    Jul 16, 2010

    This is what I do for a living. I will PM you, and see if I can help you out or at least point you in the right direction.
  4. 06_CY

    06_CY Well-Known Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    I just bought a set from Racing Electronics through their EBay store. RE1000 scanner, splitter, and 2 RE-24 headsets for $159.97. I had my order in a week. It also came with a sticker to have the RE trailer at the track program all frequencies for the race season. I highly recommend the package.

    This is the one I got:
    New Racing Electronics Package 1 RE1000 2 RE24 Headsets 1 Splitter | eBay

    or their actual website:
    Racing Electronics - #1 Source For Professional Race Communications - Online Store
  5. isu22andy

    isu22andy Active Member

    Sep 17, 2012
    Does this include ames police ? I cannot program my handheld as I cant find their freqs

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