• 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:


  1. C

    What antennas are others in our area using?

    So I just purchased my first base scanner antenna(a Centerfire tri-band 150/450/800 ground plane). Mainly because I was having issues receiving the Placer P25 system from my location about a half mile north of Roseville PD. I actually setup my Larsen tri-band mag mount, basically another...
  2. kc8mln

    APRS & Trimble Placer 450 GPS Receiver

    I have created a Yahoo Group covering this topic about how to setup and configure a Trimble Placer 450 GPS receiver for use with APRS. I created the group to help others through the process. When I searched for info about this topic, I found that there was not currently a single source of how to...
  3. gmclam

    Lincoln multi-family structure fire

    Lincoln fire has been dispatched to a multi-family structure fire. They have requested aid from Roseville, Rocklin, South Placer and CDF. Lincoln PD is doing traffic control. This seems like a lot of response for what sounded like a "routine" fire call. EDIT: Staging on White fire 2...