• 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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    XTS5000 public safety mic question

    Happy early new year to all! My question is regarding using NMN6250A public safety mic as a regular speaker mic on an XTS5000 sans antenna on the mic. If I simply connect the mic to the radio without installing the SMA RF adapter, will the RF continue to port to the radio mounted antenna? I...
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    Saber / Astro-Saber

    Anyone able to help me program my Astro-Saber for listening only in the Southern California Area .. ? Also have a Motorola Saber II, which I know at this point only can be program with DOS on a old computer, if anyone can help me out and a reasonable deal, please let me know, Have 2 sabers...
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    Saber battery analyzer

    I am looking for a Saber battery analyzer (with display), not just a conditioner. I already have a WPLN4096BR conditioning charger, but it obviously doesn't give me an analysis of the battery's condition. They could be circling the drain for all I know since I don't use my Astro Sabers very...
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    Astro Saber fail message (photo) is my radio DOA?

    Hi, One day while trying to program my Astro Saber the cable fell off while the new codeplug file was being written to the radio (it was not screwed on tight). Now the radio displays FAIL 01/82 AND it when I go to reprogram it the following appears (see image). My question is, can I fix this...
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    HT1000 for ham

    I was searching for a long time. I am a new ham. I need to know if it is legal to use a wideband HT1000 or any wideband radio for ham frequencies. I know that the fcc says 5-15Khz but I would love to get better use out of my Motorola collection with ham radio instead of just listening to police...
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    Where are Flash Codes found ? (purchased?)

    I have a Astro Saber III and I am looking to Flash it for MODAT (Q351); are these Flashes purchasable (honest question--pardon my ignorance), from Motorola? Or is there some other after-market way? Thanks. Attn Moderator, I am not trying to buy or sell anything! Just trying to understand the...
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    Motorola Saber: Replacement Knobs NEEDED!

    Does anyone have a source for NEW replacement knobs for the Motorola Saber series? We are looking to get BOTH the Channel and Volume replacement knobs that are NEW and NOT old stock... we are tired of pulling them off of other radios to have them still brittle and break and crack, so we need a...
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    Code Plug help for Saber RSS

    Hey all, Some how I finally got my Saber RSS too work on my laptop in DOS. I tried it a few weeks ago and it seemed like the COM1 port wasnt working. Well I finally got it to read tonight. I have a Saber I UHF, Saber II UHF and 3 Saber II VHF Securenet. I was able to change the Saber I...
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    Installing into a Race car......

    I took the plunge 2 years ago and started building an NMCA Drag car. We have a 02 WS6 Trans Am that, if everything works out as planned should debut this spring and run in the mid 8's in the quarter mile. I wanted to have communications with my crew at the starting line, during the run and...
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    Saber UHF programming in DFW area ?

    Hey gang, I have 5 of the old Saber UHF (H44TUN5170CN) radio's. They are all programmed with one channel and, I recently bought a Saber II that need's to be cloned/programmed to match. Besides DFW communications, I was wondering who in the metro is capable to do this and, what does it...
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