• 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:


  1. D

    XTS 2500 group Paging

    Hello, We currently use A25 UHF in WV. My agency is wanting to alert groups of mobiles and portables over our trunking system. I am currently able to page individual radios using astro25 from an XTS2500 Model III using the keypad to enter the target radio's "Call List ID" number. This works...
  2. J

    ASTRO group call

    Can anyone help me to set up a group call in ASTRO mode? I can do individual calls with no problems, but when I try to send a group call, I get a message on the display that says "INVALID ENTRY". I would also like to set up an audible alert tone as an attention getter in ASTRO. Is this...
  3. SCPD

    Question about Scanner??

    I was wondering, I just bought a Radio Shack Pro-2054. I wanted to know if lets say the police get a call and the frequency is showing up on the scanner, will it say like Netcong PD or something? Also like if medics are talking. Will it come up as Medics? Thanks for the help