• 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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    Cannot find the 5th channel for Madison (Site 28)

    Hello Everyone! I have been working on getting some Software Defined Radios set up to monitor the Madison repeater for the state system. I have it working, but it seems that I am missing a channel. Four of the five channels are active, but one of the most active channels does not seem to appear...
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    North Madison, Lake County marcs

    I noticed on the MARCS:IP site map that there are partner sites all over the place. My question is, 1. what are they and are they used and tied into the main lake co. simulcast 2. If so, has anyone come across the freq. for them? I noticed they are not on the database. If no one has come...
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    Madison Police

    Does anyone know what happened to the Madison Police Department feed? I see UW and Madison combined but that does not cover the West Side. Thanks
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    Madison/UW offline

    Just wonder if anyone knows if Madison PD stream will be going offline every day? I have noticed UW Madison Police has been down for about a week. I miss it!!
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    New communication system to link bi-state emergency services

    A nearly $10 million communication system will link Illinois and Missouri police departments allowing emergency response workers to talk to each other with more ease and create a communication system unlike anything else in the country. The St. Louis Regional Digital Microwave System, a...