• 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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    Antenna on my roof - need information

    I'm a disabled veteran and I am wanting to put a wire aerial on my roof. I have some help for installing it, but I need advice on what I need to acquire to get this project done. I plan on using two tripod roof brackets, one at each end of the 70 foot ridgeline, and each fitted with a 5 foot...
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    Any ideas for a antenna ??

    I got a brand new radio and i noticed the stock antenna just wan't cutting it. I have a radioshack pro-197 scanner. Anybody got any ideas for good antennas that can go on a roof of a house but really small that wouldn't affect the look of the house? probably in the range of 1ft at the most...
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    Homemade antennas

    I was reading something about a homemade antenna from some other forum. Anyway the guy made this antenna that he was able to listen to frequncies from atleast 500 miles away with a antenna he made. Does anybody know how to make an antenna such as this one. I have the radioshack pro-197 scanner too.
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