• 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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    My new old Drake R8 Receiver

    I have been reading a lot of reviews on the original Drake R8, and I thought I would post my review since I just got one about 4 months ago. First off, let me say I really like the R8 radio. The ergonomics does not bother me at all since I have a few stations I like to listen to and I don't...
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    Please help me choose a Receiver

    I want to do some AM dxing and SW listening. I own a Sat 750 but I think I am ready for a $500+ Radio. I am looking at the following models. Drake R8 or R8a or b Drake SW8 Satellit 800 JRC NRD 525 or 515 if I can find one cheap enough I was told the Sat 800 is a Drake r8 reboxed but when I...
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