• 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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    Question about traveling to New York

    Hello, I'm new here and this is my first thread so please bear with me. I am an engineering college student going to school in upstate NY. I have a cb radio and a scanner radio in my car, each with their own antennas connected to the trunk of the car. I live in New Hampshire where the car is...
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    Illinois law will ban audio feeds of Illinois State Public Safety traffic

    Beware. The State of Illinois has a new law in the works that would criminalize posting StarCom21 audio (and possibly even email discussion of same). It is on the fast track. It is House Bill HB5194. Follow the following link to the text. Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB5194
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