• 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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    XTS5000 Internal speaker sounds broken?

    I've been having this issue where when I hit high tones on my radio, I hear almost a mosquito sound during high notes like the speaker very lightly rattling the housing and it distorts voice sometimes when i turn up the volume and it gets louder. It's very frustrating and I hope I get a point to...
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    Stupid Question (XTS5000)

    Hey everyone, I'm back with another stupid question!!!! I have a bunch of Model I, Model II, and Model III parts (cases, buttons, keypads, LCDs, etc.) and was wondering if I would be able to take the unit itself out of the Model I shell and attach an LCD and keypad to it and pop it into a Model...
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    XTS5000R quit working after battery died?

    I've been using this to feed our feed for a few years, sitting in a charger base. Had to replace the battery once about 1-1/2 years ago. Recently something was happening and their boss said to meet him on another channel so he could chew their asses. I picked the radio out of the charger...