• 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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    What are the best solutions for emergency backup power that would keep your computer, radio , and modem up and running when the power goes out ?
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    AOR 8200 pre-loaded channels

    Can someone please help me, I lost all my pre-loaded memory banks and I tried to recover from a backup but my external drive is dead. All my backups are gone. What I need is someones backup of AOR 8200 with pre-loaded memory info. Thank You
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    Battery Backup

    With so many types of batteries on the market now (AGM, LIo, lead acid, etc.) I'm at a loss as to what is best to use as a battery backup for my ham radio transceivers. I want to set up a battery back-up, maybe a small bank of batteries, that will be outdoors with the power lines run through...
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    Battery Power for Emergency Backup - BCD#####

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