• 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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    How do they do wideband VHF Antennas?

    I really hate the short rubber duck antennas for VHF and have always opted for the 2 ft long flex "wire" antennas. I volunteer for CAP that does search and rescue and when you in the middle of noplace and there is no aircraft operating in the area having a good antenna is really nice. *Tried...
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    EF Johnson 5100

    How do you switch a EFJ 5100 from analog to digital? I bought one and had the company program it for me and it's in analog mode. How do I put it in digital? I do not have the software or cable. It is front panel programmable.
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