• 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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    Modified ST-2 OCFD

    I had and old wind damaged ST-2. The shorter VHF elements were damaged. I modified it to an OCFD ( 18" / 48") while leaving the UHF / 800 elements in place. I live in an urban environment. Its mounted in the attic with aprox. 25 ft of RG-6. I just put it up and will evaluate over the next...
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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...
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    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...
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    Direction of ST-2 antenna

    Hello, I currently listen to a RS PRO-163 that is linked to a Scantenna ST-2 mounted to the side of my house. I do monitor the Mass State Police 800MHz Motorola trunking system with this setup, and many times the reception quality is quite poor and full of static. I live approx 45 miles from...
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    Running Two Scanners off of a ST-2 Antenna

    Hello. I have searched the forum and found information about using a splitter to run two scanners off of one antenna and from what I understand, doing this causes a db loss. I have an AntennaCraft ST2 on the roof. What I am wondering is if I can run two coax cables from the antenna? I was...