• 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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    Need "Reassurance" (Going to buy a new Scanner)

    Hi all, Been a couple years since I had a scanner and am planning to purchase the TRX-2. I'm here in Lake County and am quite aware that encryption is a "thing" up here. That being said, has encryption "ruined" the Lake County experience? Looks like Chicago Police and ISP are still open, so I...
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    P25 with AES and DES legality

    Ok, I live in Garfield County WA. Pomeroy WA. They decided to encrypt all data over radio. 1. Is it illegal for me to decrypt it ? 2. Is it illegal for me to stream decrypted audio ? 3. Is it illegal for me to record decrypted audio and put it on Youtube in WA State ?
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