So, a question. Is scanning for cordless phones or cellphones still possible in the digital era? I know it was possible when they were analog, and cordless phones were in the ~40 Hz range and all of that, but would it still be possible to pick up conversations now? I just think it would be a fun and funny thing to do.
Also, anyone know some place to get a cheap scanner? My local RadioShack had a portable one for $200, but that seemed kind of steep for me.
Also. I know that THIS drive through prank was fake: http://gizmodo.com/369819/how-to-hijack-a-fast-food-drive+thru-frequency
(Funny to see that the article is still there after all this time, even though in the PLA book it says that it was a completely fake article) but I remember somewhere reading something along these lines: "We kept hijacking the speaker, much to the McDonald's confusion. The people sitting at the outdoor tables were confused, but laughing nonetheless" or something like that. I know that's not exactly it, and I'm not sure where I read it. So, was anything about this hack real? Is it actually possible? From what I understand (I'm really new to radio) it requires some sort of scanner through a modified radio. Not sure if that's 100% legit though.