Are there scanners which will pick up cell phones?

Answer Of course there are.. but (a) FCC regulations make it illegal make, sell (or money has to change hands), or own and use any scanner that can intercept cellular communications. (b) wi... Read More »

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Can police scanners pick up cordless phones?

Always assume someone is hearing your cordless phone conversation (in contrast to cellular phones, which are secure by law). Cordless home phones broadcast from receiver to base via a radio signal.... Read More »

Can RFID scanners really steal info from credit cards I have also heard certain cell phones can also?

NFC devices can read RFID chips within an effective distance of 2cm (max per IEEE protocol is 10 cm). All Cellular phones now do have NFC protocol and UARTS installed because bluetooth is an NFC pr... Read More »

Should cell phones be banned from schools when cell phones help in emergencies?

On One Hand: Cause More Problems Than SolveCell phones can help students in emergencies but may cause more problems than they solve. Problems reported by Public School Review include the use of mob... Read More »

Can mobile phones be picked up on unident scanners?

Uniden scanners are not designed by default to pick up cell phone frequencies. However, it is possible for someone to modify a Uniden scanner for exactly this purpose. Since this modification also ... Read More »