• 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:


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    G5 Paging Issues

    I have been having issues with the G5 paging over 2-tone analog. I have tried multiple different settings in the 2-tone protocol and several firmwares from Unication which have not helped. I have described the problem below and was wondering if anyone else has had this issue and has any...
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    Audio cutting out on Sportcat 200

    As the title describes, my sportcat 200 is having a few issues. It unpredictably loses all volume at times, but it becomes more frequent when running on the battery as opposed to being plugged in. Sometimes it will be fine for 20 plus hours without an issue, other times the volume cuts out...
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    BCD436HP: Just purchased BC436HP and questions

    Ok folks. I have read alot of reviews, both good and bad, on this scanner. I still decided to shell out the cash for one. Has the problems been addressed on these? What is the current serial number on the new production units if they have been corrected? I ordered mine from Amazon for $415 with...
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    BC75XLT: Uniden BC75XLT Scanner Help (First Time Scanner Ownder)

    Hey everyone, I just bought a uniden bc75XLT scannertoday. I am having a huge amount of problems setting it up. #1 how do I get it off Lock mode? I hit search, but then when I turn the scanner off and on again its still in lock mode. #2 How do I add frequencies? I know what buttons to hit, but...
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    Baseband Offset Issues

    When I go under 'Utilities' in the Global Tuner and click on 'Baseband Offset', it gives me this error message '"Unable to match data configuration to current radio. Please contact Motorola for the latest baseband update configuration file". The radio reads successfully. The radio is an HT1250...
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    Problems with speaker microphones on the VX-454 VHF

    My employer's ambulances use the VX-454 VHF (brand new) for communication when outside the vehicle. I personally purchased a MH-360S and a couple of MH-45B4B speaker microphones for use with these radios, and they do not work, specifically, they broadcast dead air when the PTT button on them or...
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    Minitor 4 programming

    I am attempting to program a Minitor 4 pager and am running into a problem placing it into programming mode. I turn off the pager and hold down the sqealch button. I turn the pager on while holding the sqealch button and I only get a single yellow light. The guide says I should get two lights...