• 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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    monitoring with out a reciever!

    Greetings, I have found a site called websdr.com where you can SWL without a radio, Its streamed over the web, I use this frequently due to the fact that I am a renter and my landlord is not exactly warm to the idea of me putting up an antenna or three.luckily I can get away with a 2 meter...
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    BCD536 Remote listening

    Remote listening This might be a dumb question but everything I have read talks about the ability to listen remotely to your scanner using a smart phone or tablet. So I am wondering if I will be able to access my scanner from my work computer (desktop) without having to install any software on...
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    Scanner Feeding news to Facebook - Coles County, Illinois

    MATTOON — Miles Trueblood and Chris Hanken have turned their hobby of listening the Coles County scanner feed into a community Facebook page with thousands of followers. Twenty-year-old Trueblood, a volunteer with the Lincoln Fire Protection District and Coles County EMA, runs the scanner feed...
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