• 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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    Is this possible (Automated scanning, detecting & logging)?

    I'm wondering if it is possible to do the following, and info so, how? Can you have a computer controlled scanner (or even multiple scanners working in parallel to increase scan speed), which rapidly scans from one end of the spectrum to the other, auto changing antennas as you go from band to...
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    Android Streaming - Is there a way to auto-mute other apps?

    I use Scanner Radio on my Droid (great app!). One issue I'd like to solve involves muting audio from other apps when the Scanner squelch is broken. It'd be a nice feature to add to this app, but even BETTER would be to find an app that acts as a traffic cop, so you could prioritize what apps...
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    Cleveland Bank robbers used cell phone scanner apps to track police

    We all know that some use our hobby for evil! Here is an example out of Cleveland from WOIO 19 Action News CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News has new details about how two suspected serial bank robbers pulled off several bank jobs with ease. Hi-Tech: Suspected serial bank robbers...
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