• 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:


  1. Joseph11

    Custom Modified 700 MHz Scanner Antenna

    As a random project, I decided to modify a cheap/unused 144/430 MHz Nagoya NA-771 antenna I had lying around to work best on 700 MHz. I cut the element down to about 7.27" to perform ideally on 772 MHz (middle of the 700 MHz repeater output range) as per KD4SAI's Antenna Calculator. Question is...
  2. G

    Baofeng UV-5R Antenna reccomendations

    Hello, My Baofeng radio's stock antenna is complete ****, so I've been searching for a new one. I've found the Nagoya 771, and it's reviews are positive, but I don't know if it will work on Australian UHF CB (476 - 477 MHz) and VHF. It's outside of the antenna's frequency range, would it be...
  3. K

    Nagoya NA-777 Antenna Off Frequency

    I bought 2 of these BNC handheld antennas. They are supposed to be for the 26 to 34 MHz range. The measured resonant frequencies of the two I have are 34.0 MHz and 34.8 MHz.