Ridgecrest Options for Police, Fire and EMS Scanners.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) uses VHF low-band radio communications which can be monitored on any scanner. Cal Fire is high-band and also analog.
The best Kern County police scanner is any police scanner model including low-end to high-end police or fire scanners. Kern County, California, uses basic analog police and fire radio communications systems. Therefore any police scanner will work in Kern County and for the City of Bakersfield, California.
Please click on the links below for online and printed radio resources for this county: