• 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:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

handheld scanner

  1. C

    BC75XLT

    My problem is the serial #. I have the Uniden BC75XLT. It was given to me, as an early Christmas present. I can see that is under the clip. But I am unable to remove the clip, and I don't want to strip the Philips head screws. So, Is there a way to find the serial # apart from the one on...
  2. M

    Need a good handheld scanner for Sarasota Sheriffs feed

    I am looking to purchase a handheld scanner so I can start hobby listening to the Sarasota county sheriff's department in Sarasota, Florida. Can anyone recommend a good handheld? I don't know if the sheriff's system is digital, encrypted, trimmed, etc. Any help would be appreciated.
  3. BakeryBoy

    Pro-37

    I bought a slightly used Pro-37 and I've enjoyed using it daily for about two months. Today I listened on my lunch break, no problems. I get ready to go home, turn on the unit and nothing. I replaced the batteries, and still dead. This unit is barely used, not a scratch on it. It has worked...
  4. muskie999

    mobile antenna for RS pro 164

    HI, I need to know what antenna to get, for my Pro 164 which I just upgraded to. I want a mobile antenna to attch to my car, which is a lease, so no screw holes. What is something that is mid range priced,I use it mostly for storm spotting. any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks Muskie
  5. muskie999

    mobile antenna for RS pro 164

    HI, I need to know what antenna to get, for my Pro 164 which I just upgraded to. I want a mobile antenna to attch to my car, which is a lease, so no screw holes. What is something that is mid range priced,I use it mostly for storm spotting. any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks Muskie
  6. 8

    Antenna Effectiveness

    Hey all I have been researching antennas for prospective scanner I am looking to buy, ideally I want a handheld for my car and rig a magnetic mount antenna on the trunk, though is it worth it? What is the range of handheld antennas?
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