• 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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    Uniden bc72xlt having trouble with nyc frequencies

    I've had this scanner for a while now without any problems. I reset it today because half my channels were locked out and had to scroll through all of them one by one to get to my desired channel so I reset it to start over. Now every time I try to enter a frequency from nyc out gives me an...
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    Uniden BC72xlt Scanning College Public Safety

    Hey all, I am looking into getting a scanner for my college police. I am an EMT on campus and want to listen. I was looking at the 'Uniden BC72xlt Scanner' off bearcatwhaerhouse. The frequency is 464.32500. Will this scanner work? Thanks
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    I walked into Radioshack the other day and told the guy i was looking for a scanner to listen to the local fire, ems, police frequencys. I said i was looking at the Uniden Bearcat BC72XLT so i could tune into them. He said that the Uniden Bearcat BC72XLT is not "digital" and cannot get my local...
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    increase Sensitivity?

    Is there any way to increase the sensitivity of the BC72XLT? thanks
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    Bearcat BC72XLT or GRE PSR-100

    Hey, I am trying to decide between a PSR-100 or a Bear BC72XLT. I have heard mixed reviews of the BC72XLT. I am starting into and I only need a basic scanner. The local frequencies aren't trunking. There isn't any 700 or 800 mhz frequencies. I am only looking to spend about $150 on one.
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    Need help with BC72XLT!

    THANK GAWD there is a forum like this out here! I purchased today the Uniden BC72XLT just to try my hand at a little plane-spotting at some of the local airports in San Diego, Calif., USA. What I thought was to be a relaxing afternoon with my first experience in using a scanner - listening to...