• 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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    Los Angeles getting a new radio system for first responders?

    I was reading this this article on breitbart L.A. Sheriff Lobbies White House to Protect $132M from Sanctuary City Ban - Breitbart Midways down it says "$105 of the $132 million potentially in peril for Los Angeles would come from the development of an enhanced radio and broadband...
  2. LAflyer

    Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) - Master Thread

    The intent of this thread is to serve as unified location to discuss and post frequency and talkgroup information for the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System known as LA-RICS. Early proof of design concept testing at some core sites has commenced as of March 2014. Noted so...
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    Los Angeles, CA - What we have is a failure to communicate

    The Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System is supposed to link all of L.A. County's first responders. But its status is uncertain. Blame sloppiness, recriminations and politics. http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-newton-column-20110611,0,2121450.columnL