• 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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    SDS100: Accessibility, firmware changes that would help

    My understanding of the SDS100 and the entire process behind programming it is still far from perfect. Up front I want to make several points clear since I have been blasted and flamed in other forums simply for expecting blind users to be provided with the same access and functional usage of...
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    Most accessible GMRS or combo rigs

    Hi all, I am interested in opinions about GMRS only or combo GMRS/FRS units, both handheld and base units. This is for my wife and myself. We both have Ham and GMRS licenses. What makes this request somewhat different is that we are both blind. About a decade ago I had a pair of GMRS handhelds...
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    Win500: Can Anything Be Done To Make It Easier To Use By A Blind User?

    Hi, I happen to be totally blind but have used and enjoyed scanners for many years. I purchased a Pro-96 scanner back in 2003, then purchased the Win96 program so i could maintain what was in the scanner. The program worked rather well for me using the special software I need to access a...
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