• 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:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

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    KiwiSDR and recommendations for antennas and cables

    I recently bought a KiwiSDR and it's my first SDR so far. I was wondering, what antennas you guys recommendation for it and whether the W6LVP antenna is truly good for it (it was listed on the KiwiSDR site as a recommended antenna, but it's a bit pricey for me (doable but pricy)). I'm trying to...
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    Need help with splitter setup

    I am building my listening post and need help with the setup. I plan to use a splitter to feed 3 scanners. I've seen somewhere a link for a seller, where the cable used to connect from the splitter to the scanners, is one of relative short length. Does someone here knows where I can get these...
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    Astro Spectra Programming

    Hi everyone, I have seen this asked a bunch of times but never really get an answer I am trying to program my departments astro spectras and we really do not want to shell out for the rib and cables associated with it. I found a cable...
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    Home patrol 1 & garmin gps18x PC

    I have been scanning with the BC200xlt and have just purchased the home patrol 1 and extreme upgrade. I purchased the garmin gps 18x PC to use while I drive cross country. I see that it needs special adapters to connect to home patrol 1. Does anyone have the information on those adapters and...
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