• 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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    BCD996T Control channel problem

    All of a sudden I stopped hearing communications on my BCD996T on the local (Guilford County, NC) trunked system. I made no changes to the scanner. Also, my Radio Shack Pro-96 and 2096 receive as well as always. When I lock the 996T on a talk group (e.g. County Fire), I get a message that...
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    Greensboro PD P25 carrier

    I monitor Greensboro PD (digital)using a BC996T. Over the past two (2) weeks or so, the scanner locks on what sounds like an open carrier at various times on the dispatch, information, and sometimes tac channels. This lasts up to a minute. I haven't done anything differently as far as...