1. WX9RLT

    Airplane Goes Off Runway & Crashes Into A Vehicle

    Rockford Scanner: Airplane Crashes Into A Vehicle Near Cottonwood Airport in Rockford A small aircraft goes off the runway and crashes into a vehicle in Rockford, Illinois. Details in the link above.
  2. WX9RLT

    RAILROAD: Winnebago County Area Railroad Listening

    RAILROAD: Winnebago County Area Railroad Listening What are the frequencies the local railroads use for the Rockford area? I thought they were listed in the RR database, but I can't seem to locate it now.
  3. ltginrage

    Monitoring DeKalb County (IL) P25 System

    So, I have a BCD325P2 Last week I was able to listen to DeKalb county's system loud and clear and receiving signal off the sites. Currently (for the past few days) I'm not receiving anything off of the system. I happened to go up to Sycamore and see if it was a location problem and still not...
  4. WX9RLT

    TG 36692 & 36597 & 36582

    I was bored and decided to do the discovery mode on the Starcom21 system and found a few talk groups that I can't seem to find out what they are. TG 36692 & 36597 & 36582 I have checked RR at STARCOM21 Statewide Illinois Trunking System, Statewide, Multi-State - Scanner Frequencies and no...
  5. M

    Uniden BCD396XT

    Looking for help! I have a Uniden BCD396XT that I just dug out of the closet. I used to scan local PD's in MA with no problem. Just moved to Illinois and I am trying to get my local PD / FD. I am not a savvy user at all. It seams Carol Stream (and northwest suburbs) use STARCOM21. Can anyone...
  6. N

    BCD436HP: P25 System Not Heard on Uniden BCD436HP (Chicagoland)

    So I've been an analog listener for some time but this is my first real digital scanner. I live in the city of Chicago and have no issue scanning any P25 systems in the area, however, I would like to scan areas near my old University in Romeoville, IL in neighboring Will County. It seems that I...
  7. K

    Need "Reassurance" (Going to buy a new Scanner)

    Hi all, Been a couple years since I had a scanner and am planning to purchase the TRX-2. I'm here in Lake County and am quite aware that encryption is a "thing" up here. That being said, has encryption "ruined" the Lake County experience? Looks like Chicago Police and ISP are still open, so I...
  8. WX9RLT

    Violent Night In Rockford Leaves Many People Shot, And 2 People Dead

    Violent Night In Rockford Leaves Many People Shot, And 2 People Dead http://rockfordscanner(dot)com/2017/08/violent-night-in-rockford-leaves-many-people-shot-and-2-people-dead/
  9. L

    Peoria County

    I have attempted to enter the talk groups for Peoria City, Peoria County, Bartonville, Chillicothe,and Peoria Heights into a 996P2 several ways, according to what I have read in the database, and I am still unable to hear them. When I switch the radio to "ID search", I can hear units as far...
  10. WX9RLT

    BREAKING: Shooting at a Rockford Bank, During Robbery

    BREAKING: Person Shot During A Bank Robbery In Rockford ~ UPDATE: At least one confirmed dead via scanner traffic
  11. D

    Decatur PD Scanner

    Hello Everyone, Im new to the radio scanner world. I currently live in Decatur, Il. I used to listen to the police everyday on the app on my phone. Recently though the channel has been taken offline. I was wonder if anyone in the area would recommend a cheaper scanner that would allow me to...
  12. WX9RLT

    3 People Shot In Rockford Today

    . 3 people shot in Rockford today # 2 People Hospitalized After a Shooting in the Rolling Green Neighborhood | Rockford Scanner # Another person Just Shot in Rockford, 3rd Shooting Victim In Rockford Today | Rockford Scanner .
  13. D

    Starcom 21 Question

    So I'm admittedly new to the digital trunking side of scanning, although I've owned a scanner for the last 15 years or so. I'm coming from a BCT15X and am trying to program a BCD996P2 using ARC-XT. My question is this: if I import the programming through ACT-XT's radioreference option and I...
  14. WX9RLT

    Another shooting victim at Rockford Mall

    Another shooting person shot at Rockford mall One person shot at a Rockford mall, still developing | Rockford Scanner 2nd shooting incident at the mall within weeks
  15. WX9RLT

    Rockford Police Going Fully Encrypted

    Rockford Police Going Fully Encrypted~ Rockford Police Going Fully Encrypted | | Rockford Scanner .
  16. WX9RLT

    Interesting Frequencies You Found?

    Figured I would make a post and see what others have found. What frequencies (Freq. and area) have you found interesting stuff on? Police, fire, medical, special ops, events, etc.... Let's make this a fun and informative thread!!!
  17. WX9RLT

    Suspect in illinois cop shooting is killed

    FULL STORY ~ SUSPECT IN ILLINOIS COP SHOOTING IS KILLED | | Rockford Scanner An Illinois man suspected of shooting a police officer after a traffic stop was shot and killed in an incident that also left an FBI agent wounded, Illinois State Police said Sunday. Authorities said at a news...
  18. WX9RLT

    Serious Accident Involving A Tractor In Winnebago County

    Today several emergency personnel were dispatched to a serious accident that involved a vehicle crashing into a tractor in Winnebago County. Helicopter was requested to the scene Helicopter Requested To Accident Scene | Rockford Scanner "Breaking News As It Happens"
  19. WX9RLT

    Police shoot and kill man in Rockford

    More info ~Man Shot & Killed By Officers In Rockford | Rockford Scanner "Breaking News As It Happens"
  20. WX9RLT

    Scanner Audio: Officer Reporting Multiple Shots Fired, Real Close To The Officer.

    Scanner Audio: Officer Reporting Multiple Shots Fired, Real Close To The Officer. They were so close, he could hear the bullets ricocheting off the ground ~ Officer Reporting Multiple Shots Fired, Real Close To The Officer | Rockford Scanner "Breaking News As It Happens"