• 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 recomendation

  1. KoruII


    I am new to purchasing scanner equipment but an avid listener to the iPhone Scanner Radio application. Several months ago my hometown (Baltimore, MD) Police radio broadcast went and remains offline. I believe I read that the provider has moved out of the area and it appears no one is...
  2. B

    Oklahoma City/Edmond Scanner Purchase

    I have been out of the scanner game for 15 years....a lifetime with technology changes. I've read quite a bit about the OKWIN system and the current systems in use by the Oklahoma City Police and Fire. Still, I am confused on what type of scanner I should purchase. I realize I can't scan on...
  3. J

    newby needs scanner recomendation

    Got a Radio Shack "Weather Alert" scanner for fathers day. know i need to upgrade a bit, but don't know if i want to put $400 into hobby yet. would like to listen to jeffco and Vestavia, ect. maybe spend around $200?