• 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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    Modify/Revive old RTL stick (part 1)

    Modify/Revive old RTL stick I bought 2 of these inexpensive RTL sticks for just over $12 each almost 3 years ago. IEIK SDRICE RTL-SDR FM DAB DVB-T USB Stick Set with RTL2832U & R820T Great SDR for SDR# ADS-B Receiver Set Radio Compatible ICE Input...
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    Hello, I'm in need of some Motorola expertise.... Reading through some forums, people swear that mx to bnc adapters for Motorola ht's work. I have a couple of the Waris and Mototrbo lines. Ht750/1250's and xpr 3300/6350. Looking at the antenna jacks on these radios, I feel that a bnc adapter...
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    BCD996XT: Antenna connecter

    What does the antenna of this unit look like? Can I connect an RG-6/59 coax to it or will I need a special adapter? I don't even know if it is an BNC male or female port or if a coax can connect to it.
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    Hi guys. I am a sound mixer and we use lot of RF in the business. Anyway, I use a brand of wireless called LECTROSONIC. they are arguably the best in the business. I have some that I used to use in a block that is no longer available to us in the 700 MHZ area. I pulled one of the SMA antennas...
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    50 ohm cable to 75 ohm cable?

    Here's what I want to accomplish to use a roof-mount antenna with my Pro-163 scanner: -First, I have a 50' RG8/U cable that I will run from the antenna down to my house. -Next what I want to do is use an adapter to convert RG8/U (with type N connectors) to RG6, then use the existing RG6 cabling...
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    Pro-97 BNC Connector and Housing

    Hello, Does anyone know where to get the BNC connector for the Pro-97 or a compatible part number for the connector? Also, Does anyone know where to get the plastic housing for the Pro-97??? Thanks, Dylan Beck KI4MOC