• 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:

choppy audio

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    WS1040: Connection issues??

    Hello I am new to the scanner world! Over the past few days I have been listening to my local PD. I would say about 10% of the transmission come in real choppy or not at all. I live within a mile from my police department which uses a digital trunked system. My radio reads 5 bars all the time...
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    BCD996XT: 996XT Woes

    First the problem. All audio, including analog audio is chopped. I get 6 out of 7 words. Because by trade, I am a network administrator I will put it in computer geek terms. It is like listening to audio with regular packet loss. Here are a list of things I have tried: * Tweaking the P25...
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    BCD436 Choppy

    I've lurked for a long time and obtained a lot of good information from this forum but I think this is my first post asking for help so thank you in advance. I received my new BCD436 last week and looked forward to upgrading from my trusty GRE PSR-500 which has served me very well all these...
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    Possibly a problem with the NEW Web Player

    I started getting reports from listeners about the new web player. Several have stated the audio is unintelligable and choppy. I was able to duplicate the problem with Internet Explorer and Google Chrome (no other browsers checked) by doing the following: 1. Open browser to Madison County...