• 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:


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    160 Mhz Splinter frequency usage

    I live near a major NSRR yard ( Linwood ). I hear all sorts of Narrow Band transmissions, but I have yet to hear any activity on the new splinter channels ( the AAR 100 series channels ). Everything seems to be just narrowbanded, but still on the same Center frequencies. Has anybody heard any...
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    Radio Shack Pro 404 Railroad Listening

    Last December I bought a Radio Shack Pro 404, mostly for railroad scanning. Anyone else use it for this purpose? On the VHF High Band, it has frequency steps in 12.5 kHz, does that mean it will be compatible when the narrow band mandate goes into effect next year? It really helps me when...
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    PRO-107 database suggestion (Railroads)

    How about adding the option for adding ALL of the AAR frequencies? In Alameda County, adding all of the railroads I could find in my available choices, There were 59 of the AAR frequencies NOT in my scan list, and I found many multiple entries for AAR 12, AAR 14, etc. Sure, most railroads list...