• 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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    UHF Repeater Coverage Question

    I am a new HAM and am so excited about it, I want to put up my own 25 - 45 watt repeater for close group use in UHF band. I would be getting a good 10' antenna with 9 db gain. The good thing is I live on a hill. The problem is the hill is in the middle of canyon. The canyon ridges are about 1-2...
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    State Wide Radio GPS Ranges

    Just made an KML file for Google Earth showing all of the tower sites and the 25 mile range assigned to each. If you drive with a GPS attached to your scanner you will find lots of holes where nothing will scan. I'm currently working on revamping some of the sites so they will have larger...
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    Pro-164 1.09 firmware with new coverage addendum

    Hello everyone im new here i just purchased a pro-164 from rs on sale sold my 97 and 94b anywho new unit has firmware 1.09 on it 1.08 is current on website has a updated frequency change update current -------------------------------------------------- new 764.000-766.996875...
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    Geotag overlap and options

    Since the advent of GPS-aware scanners geotag data has become important to RR and scanner users. The concept is brilliant but I question the execution. For example, Massachusetts has a large multi-user Motorola SmartZone system for the Mass State Police and other subscribing entities. This...