• 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:

harmful interference

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    Strong RFI from Chinese goods?

    Has anyone else had problems with RFI from cheap Chinese goods? I'm currently having issues with an "Auto-VOX A118 B40" car dash cam which is destroying 2M ham/business bands within 20-30 feet of my car. A ferrite choke reduced noise to about S2 on all but one frequency (148.510 per my...
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    How to keep out unauthorized users?

    Hi, I've a small network of plain old radios and would like to prevent interference from 3rd party users. I know one way is trunking but that's too expensive. Is MDC or BIIS a solution? 2-tone or 5-tone? Thanks. Asad