• 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. ka9rxk

    Icom IC-F80DT Firmware Versions

    Hi, I just purchased an Icom IC-F80DT, and I would like to know if I have the latest version of firmware. When I hold down my "P0" and "P3" buttons at power up, the unit displays: REV 3.0 Sum 60C4 P25 REV 2.5u I also received a copy of the programming software. It is Icom CS-F70/1700...
  2. BuiltonAsus


    New to the ICOM thread, and hope this is a simple question, but is there a way to determine what version (US vs. Non or blocked vs. unblocked) the R5 would be. Unfortunately I don't have the radio in hand, so I would need to instruct someone else as to how to figure out what version it would...