• 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. U

    Uploading data to R6 using ARC6--get CL ERR

    Hi, just got the OPC-478UC cable and ARC6 license. I properly installed both onto Windows 7 (ICOM USB Drivers 1.3) and I was able to download data from the R6. When I attempted to upload, I get a CL ERR on the R6 after a power cycle, all the data is lost. I tried with Turbo mode enabled and...
  2. U

    programming software for IC-R6

    newbie user. Just picked up an IC-R6 a while back and I am looking for software. I thought ICOM had a package, but I can't find on icomamerica.com. I have been poking around Radio Reference and found the software page, but did see any for the IC-R6 outside of Arc6. Are there others that are...
  3. joefil

    Programming the IC-R6 with Butel ARC 6 Software

    I have a newly purchased Icom IC R6 receiver, Icom cloning cable as well as the Butel Software. The information on how to use this software regarding uploading data is scant to non existant in the Radio user manual and the ARC 6 help file. A call to ICOM was not any more enlightening. I can not...