• 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

900 mhz

  1. K

    What is 33cm good for?

    FIrst, let me say the topic question isn't meant disparagingly. Everyone has their favourite bands to operate on, but I think our amateur spectrum is a "use it or lose it" proposition, so I want to use as much of it as I can. I've never used 33cm (900Mhz band) for anything, but it's right...
  2. J

    BCD996T no reception in 935-940mhz after upgrade to 3.02.00

    Last night, I upgraded my bcd996t firmware to 3.02.00 from the original 1.03.11. Since the upgrade, I noticed that it would not lock on the control channel of the 935mhz to 940mhz systems, even while using an outdoor antenna and even when setting the squelch to 0 while in scan mode. I set up...
  3. mgolden2

    900 mhz antenna suggestion

    Hello all. I just bought my first Motorola GTX mobile 900 mhz radio, the 30 watt version, and am now looking for suggestions on which mobile antenna to use. I prefer the NMO mounts and a gain antenna. Size isnt really an issue since it will be on a vehicle. What do you guys use? Any...
  4. mgolden2

    900 mhz equipment in Kansas City

    Does anyone know where to find 900 mhz equipment in or near kansas city? Im interested in trying this band but am weary of buying equipment off ebay. Btw - for a great site about 900 mhz go to GEMOTO** Ham groups with interest in 6M and UHF repeater building and commercial converstions thanks
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