• 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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    Newbie needs help please !!

    I'm trying to find a qualified person to install a Watson WDB discone antenna on the outside of my house. I do have the antenna and 50 ft of LMR-400 coaxial cable, i dont have the mast ! I willing to pay top dollar for advice and install help! I'll buy all parts needed and I'm looking for the...
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    Surveying radio reception before installing antenna

    I'm considering a few different sites for a new antenna installation. I'll be monitoring a number of frequencies and then streaming them to myself over the internet, so I have some flexibility on where to install. I'm looking for recommendations on how to do a survey of radio reception across...
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    PSR800 Antenna

    Good morning fellow forum members. I just received my new PSR800 and it is working great. I have been out of the scanning hobby for over 25 years and WOW,thing have sure changed!! For the better I must add!! The new scanner is working very well without any problems at all setting up everything...
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    Help with Choosing a CIty Antenna?

    Right now I am scanning with nothing but the built in antenna on the Pro-2006. But I feel like I can do better if I put up a scanner antenna on the roof or the side of my apartment building. I live in a very crowded part of Queens with an elevated subway near my window. I have read conflicting...
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    Apartment Dweller - Scanner Antenna Solutions?

    Hello all, I am in the Metro Boston area and am in need of opinions/advice regarding scanner antenna solutions for an apartment dweller. The Set Up - I am on the third floor of a 4-story brick and steel apartment building and face east. The "listening post" is in a livingroom that has a 10'x7'...
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    Running Two Scanners off of a ST-2 Antenna

    Hello. I have searched the forum and found information about using a splitter to run two scanners off of one antenna and from what I understand, doing this causes a db loss. I have an AntennaCraft ST2 on the roof. What I am wondering is if I can run two coax cables from the antenna? I was...
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    Ram Install

    Hey all. So ive been googling for a couple of days and really havent been able to find what im looking for. So im newly HAM licensed, and its time to start putting my equipment into my truck. I already have two nmo scanner antennas for the scanners im going to move from my desk to my truck. Its...
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