• 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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    Newbie Antenna question

    Howdy all, I'll start out first by saying I have ZERO knowledge about antenna building. So with that in mind, I'll apologize in advance if this is a really dumb question... I have a Scantenna ST-2 that got damaged a few days ago and when I went to order a new one I learned that they are no...
  2. SCPD

    Trouble Receiving 800mhz

    I just purchased the st-2 antenna and have mounted it to the roof of my house probably near 30 feet high. The st-2 works great on receiving conventional frequencies both close by and further away. The issue i have is that anything on the 800 band will not come in. At the best the scanner will...
  3. K

    Maximum distance with a yagi? / Scantenna radiation pattern

    Hey everyone, I'm going to be putting up a Scantenna pretty soon and am thinking of putting up a yagi with it too and I was just wondering what type of range could be expected with a good yagi? I would like to pick up Springfield's 800 mhz system but live 70 miles from their tower. My mast is...
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    Scantenna distance question???

    i was wondering.. i have a Uniden BC95XLT hooked up to a Scantenna in my attic (to protect from outside) my question is... how far will my antenna reach to get a decent signal???. im really looking for air frequencies.. i can reach about.. oh i dont know... 30 miles away with Badley intl. ...
  5. hoser147

    Question For those who Had a Scantenna Break

    Hey all, Just wanted some input from those that have the scantenna or those that had it till it broke on them. Ive got mine inside and want to come up with a way to refurb it so it will take the elements and the wind mother nature puts out. Did yours Break at the plastic piece in the middle?? I...
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