1. villlythekid

    Help programming a system

    This is probably very easy but how would I program these frequencies- is it a conventional system? Also, would it be analog or digital?
  2. Mdvaught50

    Looking to get back into Scanning.

    My old SPORTCAT and TRUNK TRACKER not of a lot of use these days. I hear the newer Scanners May get me back into more scanning. Looking at the UNIDEN BCD436HP and have compared it to the SDS100. I live in the U P of Michigan now, Chippewa County city of Sault Ste. Marie. Looks like a lot to...
  3. villlythekid

    Quick Question about MPSCS

    Hello y’all, I am originally from Maryland but will be going up to St. Joseph County, MI for a few weeks. From what I understand, the county sheriff and the municipal PD’s are on another system, but I would want to program the nearest State Police post (which would be MSP Post 54- District 5)...
  4. afera15

    Michigan Scanner Discord

    I created a Discord for Scanner Enthusiasts to connect and post incidents throughout the state: https://discord.gg/5BBtk77 Feel free to give suggestions and to Join.
  5. ChrisBoden

    Legality of decoding P25 Police/EMS/Fire data in an educational video.

    Greetings everyone. :) I'm in preproduction on an educational video teaching how to use an SDR with DSD+ to build a simple rig and listen to trunked emergency services data on P25 systems. Could someone please advise me on the legality of teaching this and posting it to the internet? I'm...
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    Clinton County Unitrunker Scanning Question

    I'm not so sure if this is for the software radio section or for here so I apologize if I didn't post it in the right spot. Recently got into the world of scanning with RTL-SDR's after looking at commercial scanners and the price that they want for them. From the searching on the Michigan...
  7. T

    Detroit Scanning

    Ive got a Unication G4 and I was wondering if there was a channel for Detroit that had state, county and city law enforcement traffic all together? Ive tried to monitor the Detroit City Wide channel but rarely get any action coming through. Maybe I didn't program it in correct? I currently...
  8. R

    MPSCS Alpha tag scheme

    I've spent hours looking through the forums and wiki and haven't found my answer, so forgive me if this has already been answered and I just haven't found it. I'm from Mississippi, but I'm spending a lot of time in Michigan lately (6 times last year!) and may be moving there. When looking...
  9. billforbush

    BCD996P2 TG Scan

    I'm sure this is a simple issue to resolve but I am SOOOO frustrated. I want to scan only the TGs that I have programmed into the system. No matter what I do, I seem to get any traffic on the system. I am trying to scan a few VHF conventional frequencies and a couple of dozen MPSCS sites and...
  10. H

    Newbie from Grand Rapids here to say HI!

    Hello folks! I am (somewhat) of a newbie. Let me explain; I was, at one time, a licensed amateur radio operator (General License) my call was KC8TBY. Although my ham license has lagged I am getting back into the radio hobby slowly. I am looking into police/fire/EMS scanning at this point in...
  11. B

    Not hearing Livingston county

    Hello, Trying to program Liv. Co into my scanner. Its a pro96 and im using Win96. I programmed the Northville tower and input all the Talkgroups I want to here but im not getting anything. I also have local talkgroups programmed such as Northville township and Plymouth township and can hear...
  12. WU8Y

    Michigan National Guard to host Northern Strike 2016

    Michigan National Guard to host Northern Strike 2016 Combined arms exercise to take place across northern Lower Peninsula, Aug., 1-20, 2016
  13. B

    Canton Township

    I believe Canton PD has gone digital encryped but I was always able to scan the Summit on the Park, golf courses and some public works. They have gone disappeared like Amelia Earhart. Anyone know if all Canton Township MI traffic is now trunked and/or encrypted, in particular recreation, public...
  14. F

    Oakland county public talkgroup question

    Hi guys, i have a maybe stupid question but i'm sure you guys know the answer. Again sorry if it's kind of noob. Is there any public talkgroup or public frequency in oakland county ( west bloomfield, farmington hills, or around these areas) that we can program and talk? By public talkgroup or...
  15. R

    Transitioning to digital

    Hello, A couple of years ago my state of Michigan upgraded to 800 MHz digital radios. I'm alittle late to the party and have recently been looking to buy a new scanner to listen to. I was wondering if I could get some help on what type of scanner I need to buy...any radio that is digital and...
  16. K

    Need help with my scanner...

    Guys, I've picked up a Bearcat BCT536HP and I have alot of local stuff around here in it. The problem is there's a lot of digital stuff and it's not in digital format in the database. I shot a video, so you all would understand what I am talking about...
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    Any ideas on these digital signals?

    Please delete this please delete this...
  19. 7

    New to the 436HP

    Hi All, I am new to the BCD436HP and the modern scanning world. The last time i used a scanner it was using crystals...LOL yes, I know years ago. Anyways I am trying to help an older uncle get this programmed. I have read the manual a couple of times but it just isn't syncing in. I want...
  20. G

    home patrol one help!!!

    I am just a rookie when it comes to police scanners. I have recently bought a uniden home patrol one. The symptom I have been having is that when I program a certain station into my scanner it never does anything. I have never downloaded sentenial, there for I have not updated the scanner since...