• 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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    WS1040: Scanner Locked Up

    I’ve had my WS1040 scanner since December and it operated flawlessly until yesterday evening when I noticed the scanner had been quiet for a while. After taking a closer look, it appeared that the scanner was scanning through the programmed frequencies very slowly, almost like it was...
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    New to the scanner world here with my little scanner. I have somehow L/O all channels and doing the unlock procedure from the manual is just not working. But the few frequencies I was able to figure out and add to the thing still will work. Help!
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    help.. GRE PSR-295 channel lockout

    ok here it is ... i have the GRE PSR-295 and when i try to scan it says 'Channels' Scan Bank 0123456789 All channles Locked out!' can anyone help me as i have no idea what i can do! many thanks!