• 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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    Alameda County/City of Alameda frequencies.

    My scanner has gone quiet... but I've changed nothing... I know Alameda County was moving towards implementing a new system... has this been done? Or frequencies changed? Something's changed underneath me...
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    City of Alameda police tracking suspects

    City of Alameda police tracking 4-5 teenage apparent gangbangers in the vicinity of a long-trouble apartment complex in the west end of Alameda.
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    City of Alameda PD

    'bought a Uniden BCT15 - want to listen to City of Alameda PD communications. (Note - city of Alameda, KMA217, not COUNTY of Alameda.) Need a bit of help in the correct settings for my scanner - I have the frequencies, and it looks like Alameda PD uses a trunked system, and I have a TGID. What...