• 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

off duty

  1. wa2chj

    VX-180 On Duty option

    I have a VX-180 VHF radio that has a menu option of on/off duty. My problem is that it's grayed out, so onlu OFF duty is an option. Was this a firmware change during the life of the radio? I believe mine is a very old radio and probably a very old firmware version. Was this added to the...
  2. krokus

    Minitor V on/off duty

    I have looked at the other posts I could find on a search, but still have not gotten a clear answer on programming on duty versus off duty settings. My department is in the process of setting up tones for just the in-station personnel and an all-call tone. These tones are new sets, but we still...
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