• 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:

power connector

  1. KL4JC

    HP-2: Line-out, volume, and ‘buzzing’

    Hi, all! I'm new here, and a bit of a noob to some of this stuff — please forgive me if my questions are really dumb! I'm a new HAM, and have a HomePatrol-2 that I've used in my car for a year and change. I'm now trying to bring it into the shack, and set up a ducking scanner with my HF gear /...
  2. W


    Please help a Newbie with a seemingly simple question. I purchased a "Taken Out of Service" TK-890H 110w UHF radio with "basic" remote head controller. Out of the back of the radio is the 12v DC connector with 2 red and 2 black leads. I have never come across 2 before. They were cut short to...
  3. kandrey89

    TRX-2: Whistler TRX-2 - Unboxing Photos

    Hi, I took unboxing photos of Whistler TRX-2 in hi-res so you could see what is included, the shape and possible mounting options. Concern about the quality: The buttons are sheathed in thin black rubber material with what appears to be possibly rubberized silkscreen. Unknown how long the...
  4. OK2BCK

    AR-3000A power connector

    Greetings, my AR-3000A needs a new power plug (never got the original one) but the socket seems special. At the moment I am using two separate core-less tube-like ends pulled of a standard PC component power connector. Fits very well actually, but I am not looking forward the day when I will...