• 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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    Local emergency services switching to narrow band?

    Just heard an informational page from the local emergency services dispatch that said: "all radios and pagers must be brought in tomorrow for the switch to narrow band". Can someone tell me what that means? Will I still be able to listen to my local agencies' radio traffic? Thanks!
  2. C

    Attn r2500 & r20 owners, a ?

    Hope I'm in the right group. Here's my question: I have a R20 and use the icom software for it and have a saved "icf" file for configuration. I just received a R2500 and am meddling my way through getting acquainted with it. Does anyone know if a R20 icf file can be imported into the R2500...
  3. kc7gr

    Converting Orion low-band: Almost there...

    Good eve, I'm almost there in terms of converting my Orion low-band to 6 meters. My thanks to those who helped me figure out .SC4 files. I'm still running into few sticking points, though. Help with these would be appreciated. (1) I'm using ProGrammer version R19, since that's what these...