• 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:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

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    Uniden's pityful search band provision

    Uniden's pityful custom search band provision is like something out of the 1980s. 10 search bands to cover about 700 MHz of spectrum is a pretty poor effort in my opinion. Why not 100? In newer models why not an amount only limited by memory capacity? Now I am in the UK, so my perspective may...
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    396XT - How do I get out of this?

    I have had my 396XT for a couple of months and I'm still getting familiarized with it. I have about a dozen systems programmed in, but like a lot of us, I spend most of my time scanning just one or two. Tonight I managed to do something and I can't figure out how to get out of it. Somehow I...
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