• 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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    F5061 or F6061

    Hello, I use a mobile radio at work icom either F5061 or F6061 I'm not exactly sure which one I dot have access to the label it's installed in te vehicle. My problem is periodically I cannot transmit and it says "Failed E213." I have tried looking up what this error is but cannot find any...
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    Icom IC-F5061 Horn Honk

    I am trying to find out if anyone has ever tried setting up an IC-F5061 to do horn honk via DTMF decoding, if someone could please assist it would be greatly appreciated.
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    Icom D-sub 25pin

    I have a F5061 with a handy 25-pin dsub connector on the back. I know Icom sells a GPS unit that plugs into it, but I cannot find any documentation on the pinout for that connector. I think one of the pins is a dimmer and I would like to use that. If anyone has used this connector or can point...
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    Driver Problems

    Hey everyone.. I am having an extremely difficult time connecting to my radios. I have the mobile F5061 and the handheld F3161S. These both use the same driver and same program. I already had it set up at one time, it took me dozens of different tries, but I eventually got it to work on both...