• 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:


  1. Bruce42

    AMTRAK High Speed Wireless

    Does anyone have a reference where one could learn more about this new system? If it doesn't use cellular networks what band is it operating in to communicate with passenger's phones and laptops? The publicity claims it will be SIX times faster than the previous cellular connection. Perhaps...
  2. M

    Amtrak Train Hit Farm Equipment - Savoy, IL - Champaign Co.

    Occurred about 15 minutes ago along route 45 in Savoy. Extricaiton of the equipment operator in progress, Couple of minor injuries on the train but so far all are refusals. Air Life enroute. Champaign County Police and Fire Live Audio Feed
  3. R

    TriMet bus/LIFT/MAX/Streetcar feed available

    Check out TriMet scanner stream Using the right software (RealPlayer and WinAmp are known to work), metadata showing current channel and (except for the bus transmissions, which are conventional) radio # is viewable. I do not host it, however I do manage it on behalf of Al of RANTINGS OF A...
  4. jwb8734

    Amtrak Corporate Guidelines on Photography and Video Recording

    Amtrak - Traveling With Amtrak - Policies - Guidelines on Photography & Video Recording The orig. URL was to long.