• 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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    Workaround for Sentinel "The underlying connection was closed."

    I've read through the posts regarding this error and not found that anyone has posted a solution or workaround. "Update full database failed. Operation cancelled The underlying connection was closed. An expected error on receive." As a programmer and network engineer I can state that the...
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    396XT Quick Tips

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