• 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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    White Fire Information

    Hey Everyone, I am new to the comm world and am getting in as a comm tech for CA-USAR 6. I am assisting our department with this narrow banding issue and am making up a pocket guide for our radios and frequently used mutual aid frequencies. Now what is the protocol for White Fire. I hear White...
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    Narrowband for "White" fire

    I just heard that we'll need to go to narrowband on our statewide tactical channels by July (or possibly June) 2011. I only heard mention of the "white fire" 1,2,3 channels. Does anyone know if this is a statewide movement? I wasn't expecting those to be converted until 2012. I heard this...