• 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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    TK-2180 with KMC-41 Mic problems

    So I have a TK-2180 that I use for my volunteer department. A few months ago I tried to use a used KMC-41 mic. When I plugged the mic into my portable, it appeared to be very sensitive. I could flick the microphone and it would transmit. Whenever I switched zones the TX light would display...
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    Kenwood TK-2180 Firmware Update

    Does anyone have a new version of the TK-2180 firmware? I'm looking to update so we can enable MDC signaling. Thanks!
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    TK-2180 External Mic Cable

    I am working on a radio interface for our fire departments SCBA's and need to find a lower cost source for the external mic connection on the TK-2180 than my present scheme of cutting up a regular external mic to get the connector and cable. Does anyone have any other sources for the mating...