• 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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    Mexican Traffic on 462.5750

    I live in Sierra Vista (about 12 miles from the Mexican border). I purchased a HomePatrol about a year ago but only used it for road trips. Monitoring the Monument Fire kindled (pun intended) my interest in scanning. I just added unlicensed bands (CB, FRS, etc.) to thanks to another post on...
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    Cordless phone clearly leaks onto 462.700?

    Is it common for really old cordless phones to leak onto frequencies in the 440mhz band? This came over my radio today and I thought it was very strange. "07" is the FRS channel 7. YouTube - Cordless phone leaks conversation over 440 mhz GMRS frequency. Anybody else pick up things like this...
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    NYC DJ on GMRS/FRS CH 1 462.5875

    He plays music for hours both hiphop & rock. He flat out start cursing telling people to get of his channel. I heard him around 11:00 pm. After arguing with some one he identify himself as "31 flavors" from the Bronx. He must be using a mobile since i hear him clear from brooklyn. Anybody heard...