scanning radio

Definitions

Electronics

  • A radio receiver that can scan multiple radio bands. With such a unit, for instance, a user may tap buttons or turn a dial for frequency selection, or the receiver may proceed automatically from one frequency in use to another, between preprogrammed frequencies, and the like. Also called scanning receiver, scanning radio receiver, sweeping receiver, or radio scanner.
  • synonymscanning receiver
  • synonymsweeping receiver
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