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Site Administration Forums
For administrative questions about the forums or problems with its use. Before you ask, did you read here first?
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This forum is for questions about the database such as how to use it, layout or usability issues or suggestions for improvement. It is not for pointing out wrong information or getting help with programming.
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Discussions regarding the RadioReference Wiki
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Administration topics for live audio broadcasting on Broadcastify.com. This forum is for feed providers to get support.
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This forum will act as a place for individuals who listen to feeds to provide comments or concerns about specific feeds. All feed providers should monitor this forum for feedback on their feeds.
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Support for issues related to subscriptions, server connectivity and commentary, and layout usability. Area specific content should be posted to its applicable forum above.
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Scanners and Receivers Forums
The place for new users to discuss how to get started, and generally feel safe from the rest of the rabid technical community. If you just got your first scanner, this forum is for you.
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10-20-2014 9:42 PM Go to last post
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Forums for the discussion of all Uniden scanning radios and receivers.
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A forum for the discussion of all Radio Shack scanning radios and receivers.
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A forum for the discussion of all GRE branded scanning radios and receivers.
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For discussion of Whistler branded scanners. [NOTICE: this forum will redirect to the GRE forum until Whistler designs their own scanners.]
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A forum for general discussion of software defined radio (SDR) receiver equipment.
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A forum for the discussion of all ICOM scanning radios and receivers. Please use another appropriate forum for transceivers.
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A forum for the discussion of all AOR scanning radios and receivers.
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The forum to discuss all other scanner manufacturers not listed above.
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For general questions not specific to a model of scanner or general discussion of use of a scanner. Location specific posts should be directed to the regional forums listed below.
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A forum for reviews of scanner and receiver hardware along with related accessories. Please read the forum Sticky before creating a thread.
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Amateur Radio
General discussion forum for amateur radio topics not covered by the above forums.
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For general and technical discussion of Amateur Radio equipment such as transceivers, repeaters, controllers and receivers.
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For discussion of all amateur band designed antennas and related accoutrements. This includes base, handheld, mobile and repeater usage. For commercial antennas on the amateur bands please use Commercial Radio Antennas below.
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For discussion of all modes used to send data such as APRS and packet.
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A forum to announce and discuss any upcoming contests or events that pertain to amateur radio.
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Inform the community of a new club or discuss general participation in amateur radio club activities.
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Discuss use of digital voice technologies on the amateur radio bands. This is to include technologies such as VoIP, P25, DMR/TRBO, NXDN, D-STAR, etc.
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New to amateur radio and interested in getting your license? This is the forum for you.
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For discussion of working distant stations via shortwave (aka DXing).
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09-27-2014 8:16 PM Go to last post
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HF / MW / LW Monitoring
General discussion on monitoring the HF (High Frequency), MW (Medium Wave), and LW (Long Wave) spectrum (0.5 - 30 MHz)
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10-20-2014 6:18 PM Go to last post
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For general and technical discussion of all receivers which cover the HF bands. For HF tranceiver discussion please use the Amateur Radio Equipment forum above.
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10-18-2014 4:41 PM Go to last post
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For all topics related to receive antennas used on HF, MW, LW, etc. For transmit antennas use the Amateur Radio Antennas forum.
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Discussions regarding monitoring government, military, aircraft, ship, and other misc communications in the HF/MW/LF bands.
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Discussions regarding shortwave broadcasters
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10-13-2014 9:16 AM Go to last post
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Discussions regarding decoding digital signals on the HF bands, including HFDL, ALE, RTTY, CW, and others.
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Topic Specific Forums
This is the place to discuss monitoring civilian aircraft communications.
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Sub-forums for discussing various hardware for scanners and receivers such as antennas, filters, spliter/multicouplers and towers.
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Discussions regarding Citizens Band Radio (CB)
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The place to discuss monitoring federal government communications and related topics
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Discussions related to GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) and FRS (Family Radio Service) communications
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This is the place to discuss monitoring marine communications
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Discussions regarding monitoring military communications on the ground, in air and at sea. Please keep USCG discussion to this forum also.
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Here you can post pictures of your shack, mobile, or portable setup for everyone to be envious of. Don't forget to rate the threads of good setups.
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This is the place to discuss monitoring railroad communications.
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Forum for discussing how to install radio communications equipment in Mobile, Base, Command Post, EOC, etc configurations.
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Discussions regarding direction finding and transmitter location
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Forum for the discussion of severe weather radio communications and storm chasing radio communications related topics.
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Discussion of Skip and Tropospheric Ducting Monitoring
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10-19-2014 7:58 PM Go to last post
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Forum for the discussion of the Space Shuttle, Satellites, Military Satcom, and Amateur Radio Satcom communications.
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For discussion of radio communications used in sports and recreational events. For example, NASCAR, NFL, PGA, Indy, Moto GP, etc. For track or stadium specific comms please use its Regional forum.
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Software
This is the place to discuss third party scanner programming and control software.
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Interested in putting your scanner online for others to hear? Want to listen to other radios on the internet. This forum is here for you to discuss these topics related to streaming scanners online.
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For discussion of installation, setup, configuration, and use of the Trunker / Unitrunker digital decoding utilities (for decoding Trunking control channels)
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For discussion of software applications which decode digital voice formats such as P25, NXDN, MotoTRBO, etc. Please use the HF Digital Signals forum for anything below 30MHz.
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Commercial and Professional Radio
General discussion forum for commercial and professional radio technologies. This includes manufacturers not listed below.
10-20-2014 6:21 PM Go to last post
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Please keep discussion related to professional, commercially used antennas and antenna systems for the two-way radio industry. Topics for the use of these antennas on amateur bands are accepted here.
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For general discussion of Motorola land mobile radio equipment and their trunking technologies.
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For discussion of land mobile radio products manufactured by Kenwood. This is to include the TK(R) and NX(R) series radios and their associated accessories. This forum is not for the TM series; use Amateur Radio Equipment.
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For general discussion of MA/COM EDACS and ProVoice systems, including equipment.
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Discussion forum for ICOM land mobile radio equipment such as the IC-F series radios. Please do not post amateur radio topics here.
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Discussions regarding Vertex Standard professional and public safety radio equipment.
10-19-2014 10:46 AM Go to last post
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For discussion of budget or entry level radios such as Baofeng, Wouxun, Puxing and other radio communications designated as commercial but not targeted for Amateur or GMRS. Also included are MURS and ISM 900MHz designed radios.
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General discussion of LTR, LTR Multi-Net, and Passport Systems
10-18-2014 3:55 PM Go to last post
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For general discussion of MPT-1327 and TETRA Trunking Technologies
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Discussion forum for the Project 25 Standard and its related technologies
09-06-2014 3:44 PM Go to last post
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For general discussion of trunked radio technologies that do not fit in to the other respective C&P forums or cross-over more than one. Please post scanner programming questions to their manufacturer's specific forum.
06-23-2014 4:20 PM Go to last post
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Discussions regarding different digital radio voice formats, including AMBE, IMBE, VSELP, GSM, CELP, MELP, and others.
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Here is where radio system managers can discuss some of the more intricate details of managing their complex radio systems.
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Classifieds
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Post your feedback on recent transactions here.
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This forum contains all old classifieds posts and threads, and will ultimately be deleted within the next month or so. Provided as a reference only.
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U.S. Regional Radio Discussion Forums
The purpose of this forum is for discussion of trunked or conventional communications networks that span more than one state. They are local government or commercial in nature. For Federal or Military use the appropriate Topic Specific forum.
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09-14-2014 10:15 PM Go to last post
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Forum for discussing Radio Information for the State of Alabama.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Alaska.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Arizona.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Arkansas.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of California.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Colorado.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Connecticut.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Delaware.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Florida.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Georgia.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Hawaii.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Idaho.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Illinois.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Indiana.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Iowa.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Kansas.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Kentucky.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Louisiana.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Maine.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Maryland.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Massachusetts.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Michigan.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Minnesota.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Mississippi.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Missouri.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Montana.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Nebraska.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Nevada.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of New Hampshire.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of New Jersey.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of New Mexico
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of New York.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of North Carolina.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of North Dakota.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Ohio.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Oklahoma.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Oregon.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Pennsylvania.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Rhode Island.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of South Carolina.
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10-16-2014 7:38 PM Go to last post
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of South Dakota.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Tennessee.
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10-20-2014 11:28 PM Go to last post
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Texas.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Utah.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Vermont.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Virginia.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the Washington DC Area
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09-09-2014 11:38 PM Go to last post
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Washington.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of West Virginia.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Wisconsin.
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in the State of Wyoming.
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10-17-2014 12:23 PM Go to last post
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Canada Radio Discussion Forums
Forum for discussion of radio information in the Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island provinces.
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Forum for discussing radio information in the province of Ontario.
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Forum for discussing radio information in the Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Yukon and British Columbia provinces.
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Forum for discussing radio information in the province of Quebec.
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Please use the new Canadian forums for all new threads. This forum will eventually be closed for posting.
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Please use the new Canadian forums for all new threads. This forum will eventually be closed for posting.
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International Radio Discussion Forums
Forum for discussion of Radio Information in Asian Countries.
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10-19-2014 2:07 AM Go to last post
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Forum for discussing Radio Information in Australia.
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Discussion Forum for Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands, the Bahamas, an other Caribbean nations
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Forum for discussion of Radio Information in Europe.
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Forum for discussion of Radio Information in Mexico.
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Forum for discussion of Radio Information in the United Kingdom.
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