• 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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    Mount Airy, MD / Carroll County Fire/rescue

    Hi, I'm an "inactive" HAM, who has owned many scanners and HTs over the years, but I have never owned any "digital" or trunking radios. Most of what I've listened to in the last 20 years is aviation and 2m HAM band, but am now interested in listening to my local fire/rescue, and maybe...
  2. scanningman

    Carroll County Digital?

    Anyone have any idea when Carroll County is supposed to go digital? I know some fire houses have digital radios now and I thought it might be a sign to what's to come...