• 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. Motoballa

    Dallas FD Active Call List possibly being removed.

    My buddy works with Box 4 and informed me they are possibly removing the active call list for DFD. The last post as of right now on the Twitter was 14 hours ago, and it looks like on the active calls page Engine 53 has been out on this Gas Leak for about 5 hours now. Unsure of any reasons why...
  2. M

    Volusia County

    I have the Uniden BCD996XT and I was wondering if anybody in the DeLand area listens to Fire /Rescue calls. I was also wondering if DFD ever uses their tac channels or if they just use the county's.
  3. N0GTG

    Denver FD alerting on the trunk

    Denver Fire dispatch is now transmitting the 'Vocalarm' station alerting on the Denver Public Safety Trunk System, on TG 07-067 (decimal 951). Station alerting is normally not heard on the main dispatch channel (TG 06-021). This makes it easy to monitor DFD for calls being dispatched without...