I bought a Uniden Bearcat BC780XLT scanner off of eBay for $20. This is one of the better scanners you can buy. Since its a cheap used item that didn’t include an antenna or a regular power supply I wanted to make sure it worked. I used a 120V to 12V cigarette adapter to power the unit and a ghetto install of a coax antenna to check functionality. I was able to pickup the automated weather observation at KDMW and a local firehouse, so I know it works. In the future I will wire up a proper antenna and power for the hangar, so I can listen to guys in the pattern, or pull up the weather… or just mess around with it in conjunction with my ADS-B on the Raspberry Pi.