• 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. NYR1122

    Uniden SDS200 Memory Loss

    Hello All, Needless to say I was very excited about getting this new scanner, however it didn't take long to find major problems with it. I first noticed after setting the time/date that after powering it off/on it would reset to Jan. 1 0:00 every time. Then I found that when pressing the...
  2. E

    Time signal with Pro-97 for Solar Eclipse

    I'll be recording certain things for the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21st. I'll be near Salem, Oregon. I would like to have an audible time signal that will be heard on video recordings of the eclipse, and I'm wondering if I can do that with my old Radio Shack Pro-97? Can anyone help...
  3. R0am3r

    BCD536HP Losing Time & Date

    If my new BCD536HP scanner has been unused for a few days, I am forced to enter the time and date at boot time. Since I typically operate my radios on weekends, the 536 sits unused for several days in a row. Is this a known bug or is it a user issue?
  4. K

    BCD436HP: Setting Time on each power on

    the scanner is constantly requesting to set the time even though i already set the time last time. i thought there was a thread on this fixing it in the past but cannot find it. could it be the scanner? i had to return my first BCD436HP because of a line of dead pixels and now this... hope its a...
  5. n9mxq

    3.810MHz NIST????

    Hearing a time standard station on 3.810MHz. Can hear it in LSB, but it's too weak for reception here in AM. Been steady for hours, as a time standard should be. Announcers voice is male, and speaking what sounds like Spanish or Portuguese... Anyone else hear this?