• 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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    Triband mobile antenna

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    I have a Uniden 996 XT that has been professionally programmed and have tried a couple antennas without great results. I first started with a window mount which as you all know is a waste of time and install then yesturday installed a Larson tri band 16" fender mount. Looks great but still not...
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    Liberty CO Sheriff programing

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    Indoor Antenna's

    I live in Toledo, Ohio and was wondering if anyone has experimented with indoor antennas? Right now I'm running a Bearcat XL-825xlt I believe the anolog trunk but Toledo went Digital. I mainly want tto listen to analog EMS and maybe digital trunking Police and Fire. Can anybody help out?