• 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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    New 396xt user - antenna suggestions?

    Hi, I've had a uniden 396xt for a few months now but don't use it on a regular basis. I've had some police and fire channels programmed into it by a friend by cloning his radio settings. Recently I've been trying to make use of the search for services feature to try and pick up some CB and...
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    bct396xt new owner of; bct396t repairs

    I just got a used bct396xt in great shape.......so when I looked for bct396xt_uasd on uniden's site, it was nowhere to be found. So I tried Freescan to see if that would work for uploading, and downloading and it looks pretty good. Just wondering if anyone found BCT396XT_UASD (uniden advanced...
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    Best scanner for Mixed use?

    I've read to reviews I've seen to opinions good and bad but I've not seen this topic compared. I live in a mixed use area within 15 miles I could have Digital trucked, digital single channel, Motorola type 1, 2, or hybrid system, conventional and some encrypted ( I know I can't scan these just...