• 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:


  1. KK4JUG

    Yaesu: Yaesu FT-8900 Communications Timeout error

    I tried to reprogram my FT-8900 tonight but kept getting a "Communications timeout error," It's never happened before. I'm using RT Systems software and it's been updated. I tried several times but the process was aborted about three-quarters of the way through, Everything up to that point...
  2. K

    Help finding FT-8900 file for SF Bay Area repeaters

    HI All, Looking for a file for the G4HFQ software (I suppose any Excell file should work) to dump into my FT-8900 mobile. Thanks! Jon K6EWN
  3. K9GTJ

    2010 Honda CR-V

    You may remember my old 2005 Ford Ranger thread with a Uniden Scanner and Yaesu FT-8900 here. That truck became history this week when I purchased a new 2010 Honda CR-V. I plan to install the FT-8900 and plan to use the Comet SBB15 antenna since it seems to be the best option. I want to...