1. dadandmemake2

    Can someone help/explain how to use Canforce VHF/UHF Frequecies website?

    I found this website ( Canforce VHF/UHF Frequecies ( ) on one of the forums on and it looks really cool how they have laid out the radio frequencies for anyone to look at, but I'm not sure how to use this website. either this website just lays out frequencies...
  2. M

    Cowlitz county, Washington offline

    Old post from October says offline due to power being out but not so. When will it be back online again??
  3. S

    Angeles National Forest - Radioing for help?

    Hello! I was recently speaking with a fellow enthusiast and they said if you are hiking at ANF and you get stuck or need emergency help, you can tune to one of the main input "net" frequencies (admin, law, forest, service) and you can broadcast to them for help. Naturally, I am extremely...
  4. P

    Testing my Broadcast Have Problem Making A Change

    I started broadcasting Volusia County Public Safety , In my listing it was typed in as LE-5 in the description Page,,, Since I saw someone was already doing LE-5. I changed mine to LE-7 but having problems with the number 5 won't change to 7, any help please.. John
  5. F

    Question about coverage area.

    Hello, I am kinda new to this whole thing, I just bought a Uniden Bearcat BC125AT. After I bought it, I looked at the frequency I would use. Then i looked at the coverage map provided by RadioReference. I looked at the map and it showed the coverage area, that is when I noticed that I was barley...

    BCT15X: Uniden BCT15X randomly stopped receiving. Help!

    Hi there. Last night, while sitting in my van listening to the scanner, it seemed to randomly stop receiving transmissions. My mobile (Baofeng UV-5R) was continuing to receive frequency 412.4625 with CTSS tone 107.2, but my BCT15X was not. I thought perhaps that my antenna got busted, but even...
  7. Salvatorejrc

    SDS100 GPS

    I have a GPS plugged into my sds100 and it detects it and all, but when I turn off all of my favorites to use the gps as I'm driving, it says "scan mode nothing to scan". How do I turn gps mode on so I can drive around while the scanner follows my location?
  8. Salvatorejrc

    SDS100 battery issue

    I bought an sds100 about a week ago and I love it but I think it may have a battery problem. I get about an hour, not even like 45 minutes just on the battery itself and it doesn't matter what I'm scanning, while the big battery is boasted to last around 6 hours. I fully charged it to see if...
  9. M

    Pager Channel for Motorola HT1250

    Hi, does anyone know how to make a pager channel for a Motorola HT1250, s then the channel will only be open if it receives an alert or tone?
  10. K

    Help me program a P99+ Astro Spectra Hi Power and a Mid Power Astro Mobile

    I have two radios Im attempting to program: High power Astro Spectra Model T99DX+099W_ASTRO ID T04KLH9PW9AN Ser 412AWS0076 86W Astro Mobile Mod T99DX+086W_ASTRO ID D04KKF9PW4AN SER 412ABU3902 Both are the "1MEG" models I have RFGuys RIB-Less cables for both that are confirmed the correct...
  11. Z

    Help with Bloomington police/fire/EMS

    I live in Bloomington indiana. I cannot pickup anything other then Dispatch, no car too car or talk around groups.
  12. D

    Minitor V Amplified Charger to 12v Bell

    Hi all, I know this topic has been posted many, many, times before, but much of the information is greatly outdated. Especially in terms of broken links, old info, etc. I am seeking some help that I would really appreciate. I recently just got an amplified charger base for my Minitor V. I am...
  13. C

    BCT15X Deaf above 30mhz

    Ive seen multiple older (closed) posts about this particular scanner suffering from a front end overload/de-sense issue, and apparently ive been "had" on this one...Purchased cheap enough but it does in fact have the BCT15X deafness above the 10/11 meter bands. Nothing- not weather, fire...
  14. R

    How to listen to Oklahoma Police from a handheld scanner?

    I am new to this radio thing, I have a UV-5R and have played with that for awhile but i am interested in how I can listen to the Oklahoma City Police Department dispatch channels on a handheld radio. I know the UV-5R cannot do this but what is a radio that would allow me to listen? I think they...
  15. H

    Which Scanner To Get For My Area

    Hi, I would like to buy a scanner so that I can pick up my city, which is Lowell, MA and the surronding towns/cities including Lawrence, Methuen and most of Nashua N.H. This would mean I would need a range in between 12-16 miles. I have seen stuff like Analog, Digital, and Trunking Scanners but...
  16. B

    SDS100 Questions

    Considering purchasing a Uniden SDS100 scanner. Have some questions regarding if I will be able to hear frequencies in my local area. I live in Clark County Indiana. Will I need to purchase any special software upgrades in order to hear police, fire, & EMS frequencies in my area? Are any of my...
  17. nvanw27

    I don't get this at all, I guess

    I posted a topic asking about decoding a NXDN frequency after reading about some scanners that have this capability. I asked about a way to do it if I didn't have one of those scanners, and the topic was promptly locked because the practice of decoding encrypted frequencies is illegal. If...
  18. 2000nesman

    Help with static issues on stream RTL-SDR

    Hi all, I come to you for assistance or guidance as I am very new to all of this. I'm trying to broadcast over on broadcastify on this page and its been a complete train wreck. I'm streaming to the site using a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and a RTL-SDR dongle. I've managed to get Weather Band to play on...
  19. Z

    GTA - Antenna cabling help

    So, I can't seem to find what I'm looking for and hopefully someone can point me in the right direction. I've used my Uniden 436hp in my vehicles for a few years now have used a slew of different antennas from mag mounts, lip mount, etc. I recently picked up a VW Golf and picked up a Breedlove...
  20. Lon_prepper

    Mesh Networking

    Hello, I am new to ham radio (I'm getting my license at the end of this year hopefully). I've been looking into mesh networking as a possible proposal to my club for ARES and I was wondering if there are any cheaper radios that I could buy that run on the 13cm band, if anyone could give insight...