• 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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    2015 Toyota Tacoma install

    I have a Uniden 536hp and a Yaesu FT-8800R installed in my truck. I am not that good with fabrication of mounts and such so I had a shop do the install for these. I have an access cab truck. I removed the rear fold down seats and center console for more space. I kept the bracket for the console...
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    Coaxial cable length for an '01 Tacoma

    Hello, I have been working on getting a Cobra 19 Ultra III CB radio installed in my 2001 Toyota Tacoma, so far all I have installed is the Cobra 19 itself and a 50 watt PA speaker (which works perfectly by the way). I just finished purchasing an Astatic SWR meter which came with a 3 ft coax...
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    Need to mount two DIN radios in my 2004 Toyota Tacoma

    Hi all, I would like to remove the factory stereo from my 2004 Tacoma pickup and install a standard DIN sized stereo and my Bearcat BCD996xt scanner. I was all set to get this done when the shop I planned to hire said the dash kit is not quite 2 DIN units high (he said it was about 1.75 or 1.8...
  4. KK4LQX

    2013 Toyota Tacoma (Work in Progress)

    Hello All, I am in the process of outfitting my 2013 Toyota Tacoma for Amateur Radio. Pictures to follow but here is the equipment installed so far: Kenwood TM-V71A with DFK-3D remote kit connected to a Diamond NR-73BNMO Dual Band Antenna Kenwood TM-281A connected to Motorola Spectrum 2m...
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    Pierce County, Washington Public Safety

    I recently bought a RS Pro-107, which has all of radioreference.com stored on a 2gb sd card. As I look at the frequencies for Tacoma, Washingrton, I am finding that there are a whole bunch of old freqs, no longer used by Tacoma Police> 460.050, 460.150, 460.300, etc. Pierce County, including...