• 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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    Manatee County - why so quiet?

    Has anyone else noticed the last few days that MCSO radio traffic seems unusually quiet? It seems like they are fighting some technical issue. When I first noticed it the EDACS control was on channel 2, and at times the percentage indicated on my scanner was very low. Now its on channel 4 and...
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    Problems with RS Pro-652 in AZ

    For some unknown reason I lost the ability to monitor a lot of freqs in Maricopa County, especially MCSO. About all I can hear now is Dispatch on the West side. Before I was listening to just about anything I wanted. I have used Win500 to reprogram the 652, but to no avail. I have used ARC 500...
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    Mohave County

    Does anyone know the scanner frequency for District 5 up on the AZ strip that covers Beaver Dam / Scenic/ Colorado City? Thanks
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    MCSO: A Walk Down Memory Lane

    Hi everyone: In a continuation from the Kelly Butte BOEC thread, here are some old photos of the Multhomah County Sheriff's Office over the years. These are all copies that I obtained with permission from MCSO. Copyright status is unknown. If anybody objects to these on copyright (or other)...
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    Montgomery Co P25 "roll-out"

    FYI Date for MCSO/PD P25 1A7 radio roll-out: Talked with my Father-in-law, which is a Lt. with a local PD. Said the P25 radios are supposed to be issued/installed on or around the 21st of this month. Rich