• 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:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

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    Pro-163 Trunking Set Up Complications

    I have a Radio Shack Pro-163 Triple Trunking Mobile Scanner and I am having trouble getting some banks set up as Trunking or defined as Trunking what ever you want to call it. I use ARC 300 software to program the scanner and get all my frequency from the Radio Reference data base. Any help...
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    A Preprogrammed Channel Question

    I am new to the scanning hobby, but i have found much by myself. I already have the Milwaukee County TRS programmed with my TGIDs, and i know i cant moniter the Opensky Standard that the City of Milwaukee has. However, when i let it pre-program itself with the 100+ channels, I am hearing streets...
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    Radio Shack Pro-163 Programming for a Novice

    I NEED HELP! I just got a pro-163 and am anxious to use it. I have saved my talk groups and when I go to scan them, I get the message "All Channels locked out!". What am I doing wrong?? The user manual is useless so anyone who has actually done this would be much more helpful
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