• 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:

icom 7100

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    Icom: Icom IC-7100

    I currently have a Yaesu 991 (not "a" version) which I really like, but recently I've got an itch to try something new and keep one as a backup radio. The Icom IC-7100 seems to be a bargain at less than $900, and it, like the Yaesu 991, covers VHF and UHF. I realize that the 7100 had a problem...