• 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:

audio clarity

  1. jel250

    Looking for feedback on my feed!

    I've been on here for years but never really been a "Message Board" kinda guy... Yet, here I am, lol. I'm what you would call an audiophile and I'm sure anyone here who shares that trait with me has been on the verge of a mental breakdown many times dealing with scanner broadcasting... I've...
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    Improved audio level management

    Like many feed providers, I've struggled with inconsistent audio levels from different agencies. https://broadcastify.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204739995-Managing-Audio-Dynamics-and-Leveling talks about using software to compress and level the audio, but I couldn't find anyone who had...
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    Tone control for Whistler scanners

    One of the problems that I noticed with scanners is that there is no integrated tone control to contour the audio to the listener's individual hearing or to eliminate hiss (bacon-frying) which is mostly in the high frequency range. Hiss is usually considered due to less than optimum signal but...
  4. stevedluckau

    Motorola XPR 6550 DSP voice quality

    This is from the Motorola IMPRES™ Audio Accessories WHITE PAPER Using the latest in audio processing technology, MOTOTRBO two-way radios contain a digital signal processor (DSP) My Question is does the DSP work the same when in analog mode to enhance audio clarity, and voice quality?