• 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:

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    Kenwood TK-5410 programming

    I have a friend who bought a kenwood tk-5410 off of EBay. It was not dealer programmed. He is having a problem finding out how to program the radios. Could anyone help?
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    396T manual programming help

    Hello everyone, I'm new to scanning and the forum, so I appreciate your patience and help. I purchased a number of months ago a 396T. The gentleman who originally programmed it, has unfortunately passed away and am trying to figure everything out on my own. He programmed the unit perfectly in...
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    New to the 436HP

    Hi All, I am new to the BCD436HP and the modern scanning world. The last time i used a scanner it was using crystals...LOL yes, I know years ago. Anyways I am trying to help an older uncle get this programmed. I have read the manual a couple of times but it just isn't syncing in. I want...
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    Minitor V On/Off Duty not saving

    I have very limited experience programming pagers. I have done some read on the on/off duty option. I have 4 sets of tones programmed into a pager. I have flagged one set to "off" for off duty and set the function of SW-A to "Enable on/off duty". I then press ok at the bottom of the box and...
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    TYT TH-F5 Help Programming

    Hello All, Newbie and first post. I am getting back into Amature radio along with my Dad KC2JQQ so we can spend time together. We are both x-military radio operators, Him AirForce, me Navy. So, I bought this nice little unit thinking I could pop in some of the local repeaters and be off and...
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    Programming Help Needed BADLY!! :(

    I got a SC150 Handheld Scanner today, And I need help programming it. I've been successful on programming it for some frequencies. But not the ones I actually want to listen to. I've searched Google all day. And also have read the Manual over and over, and still can't figure out how to program...
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    PL Tones and Courtesy/Roger Beep

    So, I have my F-6021 UHF radio programmed with all of the channels that I need. I have a few repeater channels that require a PL tone, however I do not see a field in the channel programming page where I can insert a PL tone. Also, I would like the radio to transmit a courtesy beep, or a roger...
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    New Jersey Programmers??Anywhere??

    I have had a Radio Shack Pro-106 for about a year and have not had the patience to program it. Does anyone know someone in New Jersey that will program a scanner for a fee? I don't mind paying if they know how to do it. Thanks for any advice.
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    my new radio shack pro-106 scanner...

    I just bought one a month ago and am stuck programming it. I live in San Diego county and want to listen to all the oceanside p.d., f.d. and municipal stuff. i entered all trunk channels from the 'north tower" site. i entered all the I.D tags ( double and triple checked them) and still I get...
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    Need help with used scanner...

    I just bought a used Radio Shack hand-held scanner off eBay and it was pre-programmed with a bunch of frequencies from some other place. I just want to delete ALL the stuff on here and start from scratch. I followed the instructions that came on the CD, but it just isn't working. Is there any...