Dover 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.
Fire departments in Strafford County use a VHF analog radio system. Any scanner, from a basic low-end model to the high-end will work fine to listen to the EMS and fire departments.
All law enforcement agencies in Strafford County use the APCO-25 digital system, therefore the best Strafford County police scanner is a digital scanner model.