• 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

drug cartels

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    Mexico catches drug kingpin's son... not... would you believe...?

    Who remembers Don Adams et al in 'Get Smart'? Mexico officials must have been watching reruns on MeTV. Mexican marines capture son of cartel figure ‘El Chapo’ - The Washington Post, followed by applause from the USA government, followed by "Oooops! We have us a used car salesman.'...
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    Mexican army dismantles gang's antennas, radios

    Mexican army dismantles gang's antennas, radios - December 1, 2011 MEXICO CITY — Mexican army troops dismantled a telecommunications system set up by organized crime in four northern states, authorities said Thursday. The Defense Department said soldiers confiscated 167 antennas and 166 power...
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