• 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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    Police traffic stops

    This is something I have been wondering for a while. Most police units have computers installed within the vehicle, yet you constantly hear units calling in plate numbers to a dispatcher during traffic stops. I'm wondering why this information is not available to the officers via the vehicle's...
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    IDOT Minutemen

    Hey all, Trying to get some info on the feed of the IDOT minutemen. Been listening all day on Broadcastify and haven't heard anything. Did the feed provider stop the feed? Did IDOT change the radio system? Any info or help would be greatly appreciated . Thanks
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    No Scanner Traffic From LAPD Frequencies

    Hi: I recently bought a Uniden BC345CRS. I have programmed a number frequencies associated with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD), which can be found here: https://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?ctid=201#cid-109 I get a lot of scanner traffic. However, when trying the same...
  4. telxonmaster

    Unknown antennas popping up on traffic lights. RFID?

    Here in Springfield Missouri, these antennas are popping up on various traffic lights at some of the busier intersections around town. This looks like RFID, which would be bad from a privacy standpoint. It could also be for emergency vehicle detection to change the lights for them, but if so...
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    NJ Traffic Light Cameras Get the Red Light

    Looks like a number of communities have been playing with the lights. Lessee... red means slow, yellow means stomp on it. Smile and say cheese... N.J. traffic cameras get the red-light | Courier-Post | courierpostonline.com You can't make this stuff up.
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    Atlanta 800 Mhz. system

    I'm curious . . . on the Atlanta, Georgia 800 Mhz. system the (scanner) feeds for it are Zones 2, 5, and Fire / Rescue. My question is why aren't the other zones - particularly Zone 3 - included in the feed? My wife and I live in S.W. Atlanta (Zone 3) and I would like to know what's going on in...
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    Federal Signal Vision Lightbar Controller Question

    Does anyone know if theres a way to just use the controller as a switchbox / controller for other lights and such without having the gigantic V-bar mounted on the roof? because I basically i just wanna use it for the Traffic advisor bar and the slide switch to control my other lights in sync...