• 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.

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    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. M

    [BAND PLAN MATH] Trunk Recorder - Find Median Band Plan

    I'm trying to use trunk-recorder to record site 28's traffic from this system South Dakota State Radio System Trunking System, Statewide, South Dakota - Scanner Frequencies...
  2. Linneweh

    SAFE-T programing question?

    I hope this is a good place to start, if not please direct me forward. I use a BCD396XT programmed with Butyl ARC-XT. When I pull the sites from RR for SAFE-T, I get just the control and alternate control channels, which should be fine. Looking at the sites, the" mot bandplan" comes up as...
  3. K

    What's the VHF/UHF channel spacing where you live?

    Here in Texas we're on 20kHz channel spacing on 2m, but 25kHz on the rest of the bands. Having never operated FM in another state I had never given it much thought, but apparently a lot of places use 25kHz channels for everything, which is weird because 146.52 is not a valid 25kHz channel. Some...
  4. R

    LCN formula

    does anyone have the formula for the lcn on how to find an unknown frequency?