• 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. gkalbfle

    Uniden BC-GPSK Serial GPS Receiver VS Garmin 18x PC GPS Navigator Unit

    I have seen several posts around the net asking about these two units. I have now tried the both, and have the answer for you. The Uniden GPS utilizes the SiRF Star III e/LP chipset, which has a sensitivity of -159 dB. I have been unable to ascertain the chipset utilized in the Garmin 18x...
  2. K

    Tuners other than 820T/E4000

    Just happened across a FC0013-equipped EZCAP stick that someone gave me because "it wasn't as good as their new E4000-based one". I fired it up and compared it against another E4000-based RTL stick head-to-head in dual SDR# windows with identical whip antennas. My particular FC0013 sample...
  3. F

    Multi Color LED, Audible Alarms

    Among the awsome features of newer GRE radios , I love these two features. If you program the unlimited combinations of these two features, it is no longer necessary to watch the display ! Across the room you can tell which agency you are lisenting to. In combination with the audible alarms...
  4. carddude99

    pro 107 vs uniden home patrol

    OK, I know that the pro 107 covers more frequencies and the home patrol has apco 25. I live in Seattle with an airforce base in the vicinity but not close. I know the home patrol covers nfm. BUT, what would you hear? I am sure they do not (The military) let you hear most stuff. So the...