Canaan Options for Police, Fire and EMS Scanners.
Most law enforcement agencies in New Hampshire now operate on APCO-25 digital radios. Most of the fire service remains on the VHF band, with several large county based communication centers performing much of the dispatch work. Although, any basic scanner from low end to the digital models will allow you to listen to fire and EMS agencies, you will need a digital scanner to hear police, sheriff and the state police.
The best choice for a police and fire scanner for New Hampshire, would be a digital model as it will allow you to monitor every community, sheriff's office and the state police.
Police departments in Coos County use mixed analog and digital radio communication in partnership with the sheriff's office and the State Police's APCO-25 digital radios. To monitor the local police, sheriff or state police, you should consider a digital model.
All fire departments in Grafton County, with the exception of a few towns, use VHF analog communication. Lebanon, Canaan and Enfield use an APCO-25 digital radio system.
The best Grafton County scanner is a digital scanner model.