Roadtreking: Apps to monitor emergency radio bands

WASHINGTON — If you’ve ever been on the road and watched a bunch of emergency vehicles go speeding by and wondered where they’re headed, it might be easier to find out than you think.

That’s because a number of apps are available that allow you to easily and legally listen in on emergency chatter happening all around you.

As we travel in our RVs, being able to know what’s going in around us can be a daunting task. That’s why these apps can be so handy. Besides police, fire and emergency calls, the forest service and various conservation, natural resource and wildfire-fighting agencies can also be monitored in some places.

Read the full story from Roadtreking.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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