Having a tabletop radio is one thing, having a powerful channel scanner like the Uniden BC365CRS is a whole other ballgame. If you\u2019re looking for a machine with this kind of functionality, then you\u2019ll see why it\u2019s rated as the best channel scanner on our list of best tabletop radio. You won\u2019t have to scan long to find out why.\r\n\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Uniden BC365CRS Review\r\nThe Uniden BC365CRS is a radio enthusiast's dream, and it has a ton of utility. You can search bands for emergency services that could give you crucial updates on things like weather conditions.\r\n\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nThe Uniden BC365CRS performs best for use as a scanner. You can listen in on your local police scanner, fire, EMS, amatuer radio, and other radio systems. Of course, you\u2019ll be able to access your favorite FM radio stations and even use it as an alarm clock.\r\n\r\nBut, again, its best use is as an analog scanner. The BC365CRS scanner is super easy to use as you can indicate a specific service search that you want to find (for example, police). It will then find local police bands you can listen to. It can scan a huge number of channels per second, so you have access to pretty much any FM broadcast you can think of. You won\u2019t get the same sound quality as you do on more consumer radios like the Sangean WR-11 Wood Cabinet or Soundance SDY019 radios, but that\u2019s not what you\u2019re looking for here.\r\n\r\nThe Uniden BC365CRS is particularly useful if you want to receive the latest weather alert. You can easily access NOAA weather broadcasts.\r\nDesign\r\nThis Uniden is extremely easy to use, especially considering its vast scanning abilities. The controls are organized in an intuitive layout and there\u2019s a convenient, backlit LCD display to tell you what\u2019s going on. It has battery power and AC adapter power functionality, which is nice versatility. You can also purchase it with an accompanying handheld scanner, the Uniden Bearcat BC365CRS, to give you even more flexibility to take it on adventures, like you would with the Panasonic RF-2400D.\r\nValue\r\nIf you need a reliable emergency radio, then the Uniden BC365CRS is a fantastic option. You can expect to spend around $100 on a radio scanner. If you spend less you may get frustrated. This definitely gets the job dones for you. If you\u2019re a huge fan of radio, then this fits the bill as well.\r\nUniden BC365CRS Review Wrap Up\r\nThis is one souped up FM radio alarm clock. Of course, the Uniden BC365CRS is best served for weather watchers, emergency updates, and marine and outdoor use. It can be a fun toy for those curious about what\u2019s going on around them or a serious piece of machinery that can save peoples\u2019 lives.