• 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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    BCT8: BCT8 No "ID SCAN" after firmware update

    BCT8 No "ID SCAN" after firmware update - Montco PA Updated firmware on two BCT8's as per instructions to follow a rebanded mot2 800 system. Now i can not get scanner to ID SCAN. Have tried manually inputting rebanded systems as well as using ARC8 with same results. Although uniden...
  2. ghoxie

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    Anyone here in Collin County with a Uniden scanner having any luck scanning? I see they have 4 priority channels in RR. I cannot figure out which one to use to get traffic. BTW, I am using a BCT-8 and ScanControl SW Any help appreciated George, N0JRJ
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    BCT8 software problems(ARC8)

    I just updated the firmware fine, and would like to try to use Arc8 to program some Alpha tags and such. My problem is whenever I try to send or read the data from the scanner, it says Data 34 Reading trunk type failed. I have the scanner set to remote mode yet it still is not working I have...
  4. kskarma

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    I have (3)- BCT-8's that I have owned for 5-6 years and after about that length of time, they all have developed an audio problem when trunking...and ONLY when trunking. The best way I can describe it is like a radio that is tuned just a bit 'off-frequency'...or when you are hearing a Single...