• 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:


  1. S

    Encryption and Scrambling

    Before I spend nearly $500 for a new scanner, I'd like to know the likely-hood of law enforcement encryption and/or scrambling in the Magnolia state. Without getting location specific is there any general information about this issue? My old scanner is basically useless now, and I don't want the...
  2. W

    F3021 scrambler, problem and solution

    I installed a UT-110R scrambler board in a F3021 today. I have done this several times before with no issues. This time, It would scramble encode but not scramble decode. I took the module out and looked at my work at cutting the two required traces. I was using a magnifying headpiece. It...
  3. RadioGuy1951

    Scrambled comms on CHP 39mhz

    2 days ago I heard scrambled (inversion) comms on one of the 39.xxx mhz CHP channels... This was in Mendocino County I was driving and in the light available I wasn't able to see which EXACT channels it was. If I hear it again I hope I can hit the manual button in time, so it doesn't...
  4. J

    Kenwood TK3212 Voice scrambler

    Does anyone know if you can defeat the "Voice Scrambler" function on the newer Kenwood units (TK 3212). What I mean by "defeat" is that you can scan the transmissions with a scanner and hear the message?
  5. S

    TK760G & TK2180 Scramble Options

    Okay, I've dug and dragged my way around the internet and haven't found a solution. So here goes: I have a TK760G Mobile and am wanting to know what options I have to add scramble function to it. Looking for sites, and hopefully users who have done this. On my TK2180(Portable) I'm looking for...