• 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:

Tippecanoe Co...

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Apr 14, 2006
Lafayette, Indiana
I haven't been around here for awhile and was just checking in to see how things are going. I'm looking at getting a new scanner and was wondering how close Tippe was to switching over to SafeT. I know that they use it as a backup but I was wondering if there were any plans in the near future to go fully over. Last time I heard it sounded pretty imminent.


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Jan 30, 2001
They have upgraded to equipment capable of using Hoosier SAFE-T, as you noted in your post.

Talkgroup 160 and several I-calls are using APCO-25 digital.

It appears that they are switching all users onto the "public safety" system, perhaps in anticipation of rebanding or switch to SAFE-T.

It would make sense for them to tie the system into SAFE-T, like Knox County and Delaware County did...
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