• 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:

scanner choice

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    Advice on scanner replacement

    Need to replace my old portable. Live in Pawtucket RI and would like to monitor RI and South Eastern mass
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    EDACS and P25 ll

    Hello, I'm new to scanning and I've been listening online for a long time. I am wanting to get my first scanner. I've been trying to do my research and find a scanner that scans EDACS and P25 ll for (Denver, and Adams counties). Does anyone have some pointers on a good scanner for both systems...
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    Memphis Newby

    I have done a lot of google searches but this is just beyond me and a little frustrating. I run a website for security officers. I have been using the iphone app police scanner but now comes the time for a upgrade. What is a good handheld police scanner that will work with the Memphis police...
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    Pima County Wireless Integrated Network

    Hi. I'm new to this forum so forgive me if I am repeating something that was already posted. As of yesterday, the Tucson Police Department switched over to the PCWIN (Pima County Wireless Integrated Network) and no longer transmits on the old system. For many years I have enjoyed listening to...
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    Newbie questions.

    Hey guys, I'm looking to get into the police scanner hobby, and I have a few questions. I have a general understanding of what trunking is and know most police agencies in my area, and all state agencies use motorola Utah UCAN trunking. I also know that all of the Utah Highway Patrol uses UCAN...
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    Pro-107 or Pro 164???

    Hi all, This is my first post. I currently scan with a Pro-94 and am contemplating either a 164 or 107. My wife has taken a slight interest in following the scanner from time to time and I have broadened my listening area. I want a scanner with alpha tagging to make it easier for my wife to...