• 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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    Seaside Oregon Radio Convention

    Sea-Pac ham convention starts tomorrow. There are lot's of goodies for any radio hobbyist and not just hams! It runs all day Saturday and till noon on Sunday, so if you're at the coast drop by and see what kind of goodies you can't live without! 440.925+PL100.0 146.660-PL 118.8 147.000-PL 118.8...
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    Oregon Air National Guard

    Been pretty busy monitoring Air Guard the last two days. 300.125 321.0 303.1 These have been the busy ones out here. BTW: I'm in Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River...
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    Best frequencies in Astoria, Queens area?

    Hello, all. Years ago, I was a (very) casual hobbyist, but I haven't picked up a scanner since high school. On a whim, I just purchased a PRO-164 on Monday. I thought it would be an especially neat time, with the blizzard in the area and all. I'm admittedly pretty much a newbie, and I'm just...