• 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:

pro-197 programming

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    SRRCS and the PRO-197 Help

    I am having trouble with the Sac Regional Radio Communications System (P25 Phase I). I have all the correct trunked system frequencies programmed, along with the talkgroups. However, I am not picking up anything it seems like. I can occasionally hear SSD, but not any of the other 10 talkgroups I...
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    PRO-197 not receiving well - Icom is from same place

    hello all, a friend of mine bought a new Pro-197 not too long ago it seems... it sat on his desk with our local PD in it, he rarely used it... and eventually he called me and said he didn't want it anymore. i live in the Saint Louis (Kirkwood) area, and I thought this was an opportunity to...
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    PRO-197 Computer interface problems

    Can someone please help me before I tear my hair out. I'm not a scanner expert but have managed to program my own scanners for the past 20 years.I'm currently working on new scanner to monitor Houston's new P25 system. I have a PRO-197 and I can't even get the computer and scanner to talk to...
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    Digital codes for McComb and Pike County

    I am new to digital programming and need some assistance getting my dad's scanner working. He has a RS Pro-197 we are trying to program to get Pike County and McComb but can't figure out how to input. We have uploaded the conventional code listed in the database but do not work. I know they...