• 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

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  1. L

    BCD396XT: Stuck in ID scan?

    I just got the 396XT and I'm a bit overwhelmed by it. I'm used to the scanners of the '90s which were very straightforward. One of the many features I'm trying to understand is the ID scan/ID search functions. The radio seems to be constantly in these modes at the moment and I can't get it out...
  2. K4EET

    BCD536HP: Stuck in "ID Scanning..." Mode

    Well, I'm stumped again and I cannot find the answer in neither of the well known User Guides nor by searching the forums. I am in the "ID Scanning..." mode and can't get out of it. :lol: How do I permanently get out of this and back to "normal" scanning of my systems? :roll: Thanks in advance...
  3. B

    BCT8: BCT8 No "ID SCAN" after firmware update

    BCT8 No "ID SCAN" after firmware update - Montco PA Updated firmware on two BCT8's as per instructions to follow a rebanded mot2 800 system. Now i can not get scanner to ID SCAN. Have tried manually inputting rebanded systems as well as using ARC8 with same results. Although uniden...
  4. J

    Diff between ID Scan and ID Search

    My scanner (996xt) can switch between ID SCAN and ID SEARCH. Cant seem to find an explanation for those that I actually understand. Can someone help me understand these two options? Thanks in advance.
  5. del1964

    Priority ID Scan BCD396XT

    I did do some searching around thru the forums here and apparently it's definitely true. I have tried everything I could think of and I cannot get priority ID scan to work on the Indiana SAFET system. I tied turning off and on the system settings priority scan function and off and on the...
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