• 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:

orange county ca

  1. J

    Orange County

    Hello, I'm having an issue receiving paramedic to hospital talk groups on my Pro-97 Scanner. I was able to pick up talk groups 6E, 6F, 6H etc up until a week ago. I am able to pick up all other fire talk groups with no issues. When the paramedic to hospital frequencies are received by my scanner...
  2. R

    Metro Net (Orange Co. CA)

    Metro Net which provides 911 dispatching to eight Orange County, CA fire departments has upgraded its Computer Aided Dispatch System (CAD). As part of this upgrade they are testing a new computer audio voice dispatch. I call him “Robo Dispatcher”. During the first day of testing Robo did not...
  3. W

    uniden BCD396t Stopped picking up Orange County, CA

    I have been using my BCD396t for almost a year now with no problems. I monitor MetroNet and OCFA in Orange County, CA. About a week or so ago in the middle of the day my scanner stopped picking up frequencies. My buddy who has the same one said his did too. He does have a base scanner of the...