• 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:

programming error

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    Newbie Needs Help W/Pro 41

    I have owned this old Pro 41 for decades. Although I haven't used it for a few years, I'm unable to program freqs like 483.26250. It will only accept freqs with 3 digits after the decimal point. Is this old scanner now obsolete? Help!
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    I have tried on to download the software for programming onto my scannner and have been unsuccessful. Any suggestions? I am trying to get local (Lambton County, Ontario) frequencies downloaded by computer onto my scanner.
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    CPS Launch App Error

    Hey team, I have installed the CPS on my system and I am getting this error. It says the system cannot find the file specified. What should I do?
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    Encryption or Mistake?

    I have successfully loaded 1,000 frequencies but the main three I wanted are either not programmed correctly or are encrypted because when they transmit, I only get a loud static sound. It is strange since the site for the three frequencies is a small residential living facility and they have...
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    ICOM Programming issues...need help.

    Hi all, in need of assistance. I have 6 ICOM IC-F3021S portable radios, that are in need of programming. Before anyone throws at me for not being a "licensed ICOM tech., I understand, and do not need that as answer, or "take it to a certified dealer". That's not why im here. I have acquired...
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    Uniden BC346XTC Update Failed Now Unuseable

    I have the BC346XTC model. I tried updating the firmware v1.05 using BC_VUP from: BC346XTFirmwareUpdate < UnidenMan4 < TWiki I received an error that read: Programming Error!! I cannot use my scanner now even though I just got is a few days ago. The only thing I can do is power on while...