• 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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    What antenna is it?

    Today I was passing by an MTA LIRR in Queens, NY. I saw this antenna on top of the building. Can you tell from it’s design/look what brand is it? PCTEL antennas seem a lot thicker than this. This one seems to be a slim design. Just wondering what manufacturer is it?
  2. jeremygburton

    A question of brand

    Hi all. I am a police reporter for a newspaper in Northeast Pennsylvania, where we're looking to upgrade our scanner tech over the old, broken mobile ones that we currently have. I've done a little research myself, but here is what I am wondering: Is there really any discernible difference...