Updated January 14, 2019 by Quincy Miller

The 10 Best Radio Frequency Counters

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This wiki has been updated 8 times since it was first published in December of 2018. Any ham radio operator worth their salt should have a quality frequency counter on hand. They're fantastic for ensuring that your channels are properly tuned in, allowing you to experience crystal clear audio every single time. They can also help diagnose and fix problems with walkie-talkies and other short-wave transmitters, so you and your team can stay on the same page, even at a distance. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best radio frequency counter on Amazon.

10. NSKI Mini

9. Mcbazel Surecom SF-103

8. Fumei Handheld

7. KKmoon GY561

6. Galaxy DX-2547

5. Galaxy Mobile

4. Gain Express VC3165

3. Dosy TFB-3001-S

2. Surecom SF401-PLUS

1. Galaxy FC-347

Editor's Notes

January 11, 2019:

The list includes both dedicated models (usually of the handheld variety) and those that are part of a larger radio unit. Hopefully, this makes the list suitable for both the experienced user and the one that's just beginning their foray into radio. Additionally, there should be models included that are as useful for analyzing walkie-talkies as they are hard-wired radios.


Quincy Miller
Last updated on January 14, 2019 by Quincy Miller

After getting his bachelor’s from the University of Texas, Quincy Miller moved out to Los Angeles, where he soon found work as a copywriter and researcher, specializing in health and wellness topics for a major online media brand. Quincy is also knowledgeable about home improvement, as he’s had extensive experience with everything from insulation to power tools to emergency room trips, sometimes in that order. Sharing a home with three dogs and a couple of cats has forced Quincy to learn as much as he can about pet supplies, animal nutrition and, most importantly, the best ways to tackle the mountains of fur that accumulate in every corner of your home.


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