• 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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    SMART Train NXDN

    Good afternoon. I'm tying to listen to SMART Train Communications. According to Radio Reference it is NXDN. I think I'm listing to a control channel and that is is NXDN 48 - Correct me if you think differently. Sample of what I'm talking about...
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    MERA Freescan BCD996XT

    I just received a used Uniden BCD996XT. It did not come with the USB cable so while I have been waiting for that to arrive I have been plugging in frequencies and TGID's into the freescan program. Does anyone have a working MERA freescan file I could take a look at to cross reference my work...
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    Marin County MERA system

    Is there anyone who is familiar with the Marin County MERA system that might be able to give some guidance on the correct programming for a Bearcat scanner? I've tried downloading from the database a very specific and narrow range of Fire/EMS frequencies because that's what I need to monitor...
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    Marin MERA Fire Feed - Is the any interest?

    I've been a lurker for some time. I'm a volunteer firefighter in Marin. When I got my smart phone over a year ago (Blackberry) there was a feed for the Marin MERA channels for fire. Unfortunately it evaporated some time ago. How much interest is there out there for a Marin MERA feed...