1. P

    Old P25 decoding

    Why was P25 phase I decoded with so many artifacts in the audio? this even goes for P25 radios of the 2000s. Was this the first attempt at digital voice decode? Why did it take so long to improve it?
  2. P

    Why is 53 to 88 mhz blocked on scanners?

    It seems on all scanners, it mainly skips over that band. Does anyone know why this is?
  3. Behringer Mixer with audio cables for radios

    Behringer Mixer with audio cables for radios

    This is a Behringer X2222USB audio mixer with 22 inputs and full control of each input. Just plug into the external speaker jacks of your radios, connect a set of speakers or headphones and you can listen to up to 22 radios at once. Each radio level can be controlled by the mixer's slider...
  4. E

    What are the most inexpensive P25 and DMR scanners?

    I'm looking to find a cheap & inexpensive way to decode P25 and DMR hopefully under a hundred bucks and can't exactly carry around an SDR and laptop everywhere and I'm having enough trouble getting that configured correctly as it is so I was trying to look into scanners to find cheap ones...
  5. A

    Need help as a newbie for EVERYTHING.

    Hello! These questions might have been asked again here... But, 1st of all I can’t search all other 13K Q&A’s here and I want to have all my facts in one place. I’m interested in Emergency Services Public Safety monitoring. Starting: • I’m new to Scanners and Radios. I would like to learn...
  6. Rovingnome

    My vintage setup.

    I have some old scanners, 2 GE Searcher scanners, 2 Realistic Pro 41's, a Radio Shack Pro 94, and Realistic Pro 2023. I am able to receive fire, ambulance, air, transit, CSX rail, The police have encrypted there signal, I have been listening to the Broadcastify app on a dedicated tablet (Kindle...
  7. B

    Crystal Scanners and Crystals - Bundle

    Bundle of crystal scanners and scanner crystals. No splitting - take the whole bundle. Will ship domestic. Includes five scanners: 1) Regency ACT-106 VHF 10 channel. #6 LED n/f, manual step problematic. 2) Regency ACT-20/6 VHF-Lo/VHF-Hi/UHF 20 channel. #4 LED stays dimly lit on...
  8. M

    Two questions regarding scanners.

    Hey everyone! I'm a railfanner, I use my scanner to monitor rail traffic and occasionally listen in to the police. I have two questions. One about a comparison of specs between two scanners and another on a purchase I'm probably going to make if confirmed by users on the forum. I have a uniden...
  9. XBrandonEdwardX

    Canada's Wonderland

    Hey everyone, I just had a question to see if there was any updates on Canada's Wonderland as I see that the last bit of information was published a few years back. It's possible it's still the same, but worth popping the question.
  10. C

    Win500: Registration Key

    Hello everyone: I have tried 8 times to purchase from StarrSoft the WIN500 software Registration Key and have used 4 different credit cards, was charged on all of them and then did not get any keys. Either the same day or the next I get an email stating that the credit card transaction would...
  11. S

    Listening to cell phones 2017. Possible??

    Hello ... I know this has been asked before, and 99.99 percent of you will say it can't be done, but is there some way to pick up cell phone frequencies in this day and age? My thinking is there MUST be, there HAS to be ... somehow. ... I mean can't law enforcement or government eavesdrop on...
  12. F

    Pro 94 Trunking

    Can someone explain trunking to me. I am new to it and this scanner.
  13. 1

    Should I Use My Scanner Attenuator?

    Hello I have a 651 and I was doing some research on scanner attenuators and i was wondering if i should use my attenuator and if so should i turn it on Global or just have it under the Rugelar and have it turned to Global or Have the regular attenuator setting on my pro 651 turned on to Global...
  14. 1

    Are Scanner's Illegal

    Hey i was wondering if scanner's are illegal to have?
  15. S

    Where Will Scanning Be In The Future?

    Where Will Scanning Be In The Future?
  16. M

    Self powered Remote Speaker for Scanners?

    Hi, I am curious to see if there is a requirement for this type of device in the market? I know of one device found on Remote speaker microphone for great audio in industrial environments and would like to know how many users would like to have something like this for their scanners?
  17. P

    New info on the Whistler Scanners

    Whistler scanner has posted info on the New models Analog and Digital coming in April. Please use the following link Whistler Group - Whistler Group | Catalog | Scanners
  18. Dustybill69

    New at this type of thing.

    I have heard of programs for slow scan tv signals from the ISS or other satellites, is there a software program for police scanners to receive and decode these?
  19. Danny37

    How do women in your lives react to your hobby of radios

    Statically speaking scanner, radios, ham radio tends to be a male dominated hobby. How do the women in your life react to your hobby? Do they think its weird, fascinating, whatever or actually join you in the hobby. This can be your wives, girlfriends, mothers, sisters etc. My mom thought it was...
  20. S

    scannerstretch Facebook Page

    Hello I am Stretch the Scanner Guy, and I have started a Facebook Page. I have started discussions about recent events in Sacramento such as the recent Air Show and the Space Shuttle Flyover. It is titled Stretch Parsons but I am trying to change it to Scannerstretch.