• 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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    Oregon State Radio OWIN Project Revamped

    http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2011/07/new_state_radio_project_emerge.html Crews will break ground in the coming week on a tower on Chehalem Mountain near Newberg that will carry microwave equipment for a new wireless radio system being built by the state. {SNIP}
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    OWIN is Overbudget & Mismanaged

    Oregon emergency radio system running late and $107 million over budget | OregonLive.com The price of Oregon's plan to build a statewide emergency radio network has soared $107 million over budget because of mismanagement, missed deadlines and hidden costs. Internal state audits and reports...