• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

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  1. I

    BC898T: BC898T-Control Channel Only Operation & Backlight Repair/Replace

    Greetings and Merry Christmas-Is the BC898T capable of CC Only Motorola operation? I have read a couple of WIKIs that would indicate it is possible however I cannot find out if or how in the Owner's Manual. I just purchased one off of Ebay and owned one when they first came out. Also is it...
  2. johnelle

    898t Backlight Dead

    I have had a 898T running continuously for a number of years. Now all of a sudden the backlight is out. The manual says the backlight is an LED which I assume will basically last forever. I have tried hitting the "DIM" key but not sure which mode its in since it is a 2-way button (not...
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