• 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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    Antenna mounting and metal roof

    I'm looking to install a base station in my house. I looking at possibly using and old adjustable Directv wall mount and a few links of mast to raise a Anton 99 over the low edge of my roof line. My question is since I have a metal roof, and the peak of that roof will be higher than about 50%...
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    Faceplate and radio mount build / HowTo

    I just finished up a faceplate and mount build and thought I should share this for others. I know, it’s nothing special but maybe it will help or encourage somebody. I was originally planning on using a Havis faceplate / radio mount but they seemed to be sold out everywhere and I...
  3. dmg1969

    Scanner antenna setup

    I was up crawling around the attic yesterday making some additions and changes to my setup. I had an OCFD laying up there being unused. I had built it a while ago and used it for a short time. I ran some RG-6 to that and place it on the far end of the attic. My current attic mounted antenna...
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    Do I need to ground my antenna?

    Hello, I just received my 4' Firestik Firefly fiberglass antenna in thr mail today and was considering mounting options for my '01 Toyota Tacoma. Asthetically, the best looking spot for it is attached to the walls of my trucks bed, however, the bed has been covered in a nice spray bed liner ever...
  5. jafarm66

    Howto Mount Yagi 800 Mhz Antenna indoors NO ATTC

    I live in a condo complex where no External antennas are allowed. I want to mount a Laird 9db gain yagi antenna indoors (no attic) somehow but can't figure out how to do this so it stays pointed towards the 800mhz systems I want to monitor 30-40 miles away. Any ideas? PS I am using a BCD436HP...
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    Mount Yagi Antenna on Car Roof

    Hi everyone, Anyone have any ideas on where I could purchase some type of magnetic mount/ device which could hold or includes a short pole to mount a yagi antenna on top of a car? (Don't worry- the car will not be moving!) The yagi antenna itself is only 18 inches. I have searched high and...
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    Remote Speaker for Scanner - Jeep Liberty

    For the small portable scanner that I keep in my Jeep Liberty I wanted to mount a remote speaker closer to my ears. After thinking about if for a while I found a location and made a little clip mount. As per usual here's a little video of the build and mounting. Remote Speaker for Scanner -...
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    Mobile 2 Meter Install in 2006 Mustang

    Hello all, I'm new here. I have been a General licensed ham for 20 years and used to be somewhat active on the bands. Then life took over...marriage, kids, job, etc. I'm slowly getting back into the hobby. I've always enjoyed CW as well as other modes and want to get back into those. I...
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    best way to mount this antenna

    I want to mount an antenna to the rear bumper of my 2000 dodge caravan. It will only be used when the van is still, I will not have it up while the van is in motion. Here is a link to an antenna that is very close to what I have. Antennacraft? Colorstar C290 HDTV/VHF/UHF/FM Antenna : Outdoor...
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    Montgomery County Police

    Could anyone please advise me about the system that the local police and SO are now using? I am still receiving fire/ems conventional.
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    Need Help w/ Antenna Mounting on Chimney

    Hey guys. Need some suggestions. I have two VHF Mobile Radios in which I transmit on both. I already have the Coax run. These will be mounted on my chimney and would prefer that both be mounted on the same mast. What items will I need? The chimney itself is maybe 5 feet tall. The current...
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    Mounting a Pro-433 in a 2003 Cadillac STS?

    I would like to mount my Radio Shack Pro-433 in my 2003 Cadillac STS, but I have no idea where to put it. Has anyone done this before, and if so could you maybe let me know where you mounted it any possible send pictures? jaredkoester@gmail.com Thanks, Jared2295
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    New ST2 Scanner Antenna Installation

    All, While this is my first time posting in the antenna forum, it's not my first reading the posts. I appreciate all the inputs everyone has given. I've learned an immense amount of knowledge from all of your contributions. Unfortunately, I haven't learned enough and need a little help! :)...
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