• 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:

shorting out

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    Radio Short

    My Mobile radio shorts out when I connect it to an antenna mounted to my tool box and grounded to the trucks’ chassis. Yet, it does NOT short out if I connect it to a Magnetic mount antenna. I’ve tried relocating the ground and eliminating the ground all together but it still shorts out. I’ve...