• 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. M

    Help needed: BC396T and LCRA

    Hello - I have a new BC396T (with latest F/W) - when I select an LCRA group from the default load it does not find the control channel - I get a "Finding Ctrl Channel" message on the display screen - yet when I check the actual frequencies loaded they seem to be correct. Is there some setting...
  2. R

    antenna question

    Antenna suggestions needed. First off I just bought a Uniden bc396t. Stock antenna. I listen primarily to our State's AWIN system which uses the Apco-25 system. For that system(since I live in the middle of town) i get great reception, the antenna works perfectly fine. Now here is the...
  3. james07731

    APCO 95 / BC396T Question

    I am looking for a new scanner that picks up the APCO95 digital. I was thinking of the BC396T. Is this the best one for this? Who is the least expensive? Pros & cons of this scanner? Any additional things I would need, such as cable, CD, etc? or are they included in box? Thank you.