• 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:

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  1. SCPD

    Encryption (Killing) Killed the Scanning Hobby

    Encryption (Killing) Killed the Scanning Hobby A commentary and retrospect. During the era of WWII, The Cold War and until now, various and mostly totalitarian nation states would have their army, secret police or similar agency or group go door to door of their citizens and remove (by force if...
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    OK, I am pretty new to the forum, and I am looking into buying a scanner. I want to make this clear before I buy anything. I have searched and found little answers, but is it 100% impossible to pick up an encrypted signal? I want Niagara Regional Police (Ontario) Grimsby TAC, but I don't think...