• 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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    Search down?

    When I try to search forums, whether by thread or post, I get a 500 error. This was on a subforum search in the Uniden Tech Support part of the Scanners forum, if that helps.
  2. KokomoScanner

    Feed drops out

    How do i determine where to start looking... My feed will just drop out like the internet has gone out or something. I know its not the internet, i run a webcam on the same computer and it does not loose its connection. Did it all night last night, mostly after midnight and was sporadic. I am...
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    Radio TX signaling for power outage

    Problem: When our repeater loses power and goes to back-up power we have no way of knowing... (I cant imagine that I am the first to think of this) Solution: Dedicate a radio, in the shack, that will be connected to a trigger relay and timer to signal say every 15 minutes. (I would need to...
  4. poltergeisty

    Airline travel affected by disrupted communications

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) —Communications between an air traffic control center in Memphis and an unknown number of airplanes flying through its territory were disrupted on Saturday, the Federal Aviation Administration said. The outage began about 3:30 p.m. CDT when a car in Memphis struck a...