Merced County 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.
Merced County, California uses an analog trunking system along with conventional analog police and fire radio communications systems. An analog trunking police scanner will work best in Merced County, including all trunking models. The best Merced County police and fire scanner is a trunking model.
Please click on the links below for online and printed radio resources for this county: