• 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:


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    Copying Morse Code transmission

    I working at getting my speed at 20 WPM but I have a problem in writing that fast so I lag behind and with the first 5 Radom letter sets of 5 I loose it. Does anyone have any hints on how to keep writing up with the transmission?
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    Rutherford / Davidson County I-24 West High Speed Chase on 8/25 - 8/26

    I saw about ten Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies chasing a vehicle down I-24 West in Rutherford County tonight around 12:15 a.m. or so. I immediately pulled up my scanner app on my phone. Speeds reached 100 MPH. Metro had spikes set up at Harding Rd., but the car exited at Bell Rd before...
  3. davef3138

    LTR scan speed on 396XT

    I've noticed on my 396XT that when scanning Motorola systems, if there's no control channel signal present the radio will fly past the site/systems quite quickly. With LTR systems however, it will "dwell" on each system for about a second whether there's a signal present or not. (yes, the...