• 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:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

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    Phoenix Area Taxi Frequencies

    I haven't come across any information on Taxi dispatch frequencies in this forum or the databases on the site. I've heard traffic on these frequencies: 152.2850 MHz - Yellow Cab (FCC License Name: AAA CAB SERVICE INC., dba GREATER PHOENIX TRANSPORTATION) 452.7750 MHz - Discount Cab (FCC...
  2. Danny37

    Spotted a yellow motorola XTS series portable radio on a FDNY fireman.

    Is the color of the radio supposed to mean seniority or rank. I've never seen before a yellow colored motorola xts portable radio on members of the FDNY. I couldn't tell if it was a xts5000 or xts3000, as I was across the street from the firehouse.
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    Cleaning a yellow keypad?

    Just picked up a used Pro-197 for a pretty good deal. Seems to work fine, but the keypad has yellowed considerably. I was thinking of ordering a new keypad (or key top) but according to some other posts, no more of those parts are available. Anyone have any solutions to restore the original...
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    Just bought one...

    hey everyone, i just purchased what i believe to be an HT1250 on e-bay. i keep hearing conflicting reports on what model number designates what. so i will post my model number here... i am sure one of you know exactly what it is. It is in a yellow case with a dtmf keypad as well...
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