• 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:

emergency communications

  1. S

    Internet over radio / Emergency Communications

    I'm interested in finding out more about how to use HAM to connect to the internet for Emergency Communications during a mass casualty event whereby the local internet connectivity is knocked out. Is there a forum here that deals with this? (I looked and didn't see such).
  2. vagrant

    Nepal HF net

    There is a primary net on 14.205 MHz and a secondary traffic net on 14.215 MHz. Both seem to be plagued at times with QRM. You can also monitor via http://websdr.ewi.utwente.nl:8901/ Update: Based on communication heard at 2100 hours GMT today, they will continue the net on 14.205 MHz and...
  3. R

    newton county paging tones

    why can't i get eany paging tones for newton county? i have asked the ema director but he said he couldnt release them to the public. is there a reason for that? i want to program some into my scanner. does anyone know where i can get them or how to? kinda flustered thanks for any info.
  4. C

    Emergency Communications system

    I am working as a new emergency services coordinator for my student co-op. We have about 20 houses spread about 1.5 miles apart between the furthest two houses in an urban area. We need to find an emergency radio set-up that doesn't require members to get licenses and doesn't cost a bundle. What...