• 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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    Cobra 29ltd classic blown protection diode

    Hey everyone, new to cb radios, just found this radio at the local Arc thrift store for cheap. Looks un-used or at least very lightly used, got it home and hooked it up to my car battery with some Jumper wire (no fuse, I know now) and it turned on and seemed to work fine, then it started smoking...
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    Motorola XPR 7550e speaker ticking noise on RX.

    Hello all: I was very happy with my first XPR 7550, so I ordered the XPR 7550e. When I began receiving a radio call, I noticed a ticking noise coming from the XPR 7550e. Since I had both, older and current 7550 models, I was able to hear the differences. They both had a ticking noise, when the...
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    TRX-1: When do i get my trx-1 back from repair dept?

    Hi whistler wendy i sent my trx-1 unit in to the whistler repair group to get screen repaired. According to the USPS website it was received around 10:50 am on 06/08/17. I was wondering about how long do you think it will take before its fixed and on its way back to me? And how will i know that...
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    Yaesu: Yeasu FT-60R Repair

    Hi All, I've attempted to find a similar problem through various Google searches but am always open to links if someone thinks this is already answered... I believe I discovered a similar problem in one other discussion but not sure it was ever answered. I have an FT-60R that has functioned...
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    Radio repaired- Uniden did not return micro sd card

    Radio repaired I sent my radio in t.
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    Galaxy phone glass repair?

    Out where I live Office depot has these banners up Stating they fix cell phone screens. I have a Samsung note 2 with a only broken glass ( I even purchased the repair kit and new glass) but never had the courage to fix it my self. Anyone know what I might pay, even being able to supply the new...
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    How do I remove the "glue"?

    I am repairing a PSR-500 where I need to remove the RF shield near the BNC antenna connector. I have all the desoldering tools, so that is no problem. However, they've now added some sort of brown "glue" on top of several of the solder joints. Has anyone run into this before? What is the...
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    Alinco: Alinco DJ 580T portable repair

    I've searched the web and this site and have not been able to find out if anyone still repairs Alinco portables. Does anyone have information on this? 73, Gregg, N2UUP
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    PRO-2005 leaky caps? ...and other questions

    Hi there, Love my 2005! I have shielded it, opened up 800MHz, added diode for speed, replaced the back light, and added 2 USB fans to keep the innards cool. In conjunction with my ST2 antenna on the roof this is a great setup. I noticed there is some residue under some electrolytic caps and...
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    ICOM IC 2-GXAT help needed

    Hi! I have a question about my ICOM IC 2-GXAT. I've had it 20+ years and it's traveled all around the country with me in planes, trains and automobiles and it worked flawlessly. It's old and it's single-band, but it does the job. The only thing I've ever had to do is replace a battery pack...
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    How to replace glass on Yaesu VX7R

    Hi, I bought a replacement glass for my broken display glass window on a Yaesu VX7R, including the double sided tape. When trying to remove the old glass with the crack, I found it is very tightly stuck with the old tape. (Of course I removed the plastic cover with the screws first). I can...
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    HT 200 repairs

    Does anyone know of someone who repairs Motorola HT 200 portables? I also trying to find a table showing model nos. so I can find out what frequency, options, etc. this radio has. 73, Gregg, N2UUP
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    Kenwood TR-2500 Power Units

    I was recently given a TR-2500 with three power adapters. One is a disposable battery adapter and the other two are for ac and dc plug in connections. The radio works just fine off of batteries but not off of the ac or dc connection packs. I need to repair these so I can use them. I found the...
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    ICF-SW7600GR Repairs

    I have the Sony SW7600 shortwave receiver and an external antenna that I would like to connect. However, when I connect the antenna to the jack, the radio cuts out and very little sound is played. I can have a station on the internal and telescoping antenna, and when I plug in the external...
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    Uniden 996T

    My scanner suddenly went dead, nothing being picked up whatsoever. I decided to take the covers off and found this lead from the center conductor on the antenna jack broken off. Fixing it won't be a problem, but I've noticed it is connected through an electrical component. I've attached a...
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    ICOM IC-211 Repair

    I just bought an ICOM IC-211 VHF (2 meter) All-mode base rig on E-Bay. Power turns on, but neither VFO lights. Does anyone have any ideas or can you recommend an ICOM repair shop that is affordable? 73, Gregg, N2UUP
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    HT1250..side pin replacement?

    The accessory pins on the side of my radio are corroded and wore off...not allowing me to program it. Does anyone know the part number for just the pin area? Do I need a whole new board? Thanks!
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    Orbacom Service

    Good evening, I am attempting to locate a vendor in the Northern New Jersey area (preferably within 1 hour of NYC, if one exists) that still supports, and repairs Orbacom console systems. I currently have a TDM-150 series Orbacom system with two consoles in service, yet in need of repair. We...
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    Pro 106 took a tumble off the dashboard

    My father owns a Pro 106 and had the idea to set it on the dashboard, but when he took off it tumbled off the dashboard and banged against the stick shift in his car and onto the floor. I tried reprogramming it because I had thought that maybe some buttons had gotten pressed on the way down and...
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    PRO-92 Problem

    Looking for help with my Radio Shack PRO-92. I turned it on two nights ago and the screen says *CLONE MODE* up to send, remove cable to exit. I cannot get out of this mode. 1) Left the battery pack out of the radio for one day - no help 2) Hit the reset button (near a/c adapter jack) with...
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