• 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. Otis413

    EFJ Challenger info?

    I recently acquired two EF Johnson Challenger radios, a 7164 8ch 45W VHF model, and what appears to be a "Mix and Match" 7186, 99ch 15w UHF. I also found the software online. Info on these radios online seems to be a bit sparse, I found a little on Repeater Builders, some on CCDX.com and...
  2. kc8mln

    EF Johnson Challenger Narrowbanding compadable?

    Does anyone know if the EF Johnson Challenger series of mobile radios are narrowband capable?