• 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. N1DDC

    XTL-5000 question

    Hey y’all, Got a quick question that’s boggling my mind. I have an XTL-5000 and every time I power it on manually the screen displays a readout saying “PWROFF NODELAY” for a second and then boots up normally. I’ve tried googling and have gotten nowhere. Can someone tell me what “PWROFF...
  2. SCPD

    Astro25 voice announcement not auto

    Is there a way to setup the radio to only play the voice announcement if I press a dedicated button? question #2 Is there also a way to remove the BEEP sound after the announcement plays?
  3. M

    QCII Motorola XTS5000

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  4. K

    Motorola XTS 2500 with P25

    So I'm hoping someone can help me out here. My dept uses mostly all conventional UHF channels, however for interop reasons we have to add some P25 digital channels to our radios now. I have the radios almost programmed to where I need them. However I'm having issues imputing the NAC's for the...
  5. mous

    P25 Information

    Hi guys, I am new with the P25 technology and I have few questions, so I would appreciate your help. I know that its is a C4FM modulation (FDMA) simulcast and I already know that 3 motorola GTRs are used in the design, on for Control, one is standby and the third is in TX/RX mode; So I want...