• 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.

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    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:


  1. Mdragon77

    Pay for programming?

    I am less than a newbie, don't have a scanner yet, but am thinking about going digital with either a PSR-500 or BC396XT. I live in Columbia and plan on primarily listening to RCSD and SCHP. I also travel to Charleston. Is it worth paying the supplier to program the unit? It seems a bit...