ProScan, and presumably ARC-536, will log encrypted transmissions so that you can see how much traffic is present, even if not monitorable. Of course, a PC using software to log activity, is not a portable solution, and might be impracticable even if using a laptop when in a vehicle.Yeah, I was afraid of that. It would be helpful at times to know. The service monitor will RX it but sometimes that's just too much to lug around.
this is not really true. Uniden chooses to mute encrypted audio, it isn't required to. The legality part comes in when you decrypt the audio without permission. Many receivers can legally receive encrypted transmissions without muting(Radio shack, SDR , nearly any modern ham radio), they just can't decrypt the audio, all you'd hear is garbled noises or static.Most encrypted signals are ignored by the scanner by law. But not all. The ruling states it’s illegal to receive an encrypted signal but its hardly enforceable unless you turn yourself in! Uniden hasn’t figured out a way for its products to ignore ALL types of encryption (or do it economically) and occasionally, it will even stop on an encrypted signal it recognizes and not ignore it. But the FCC has ruled to manufacture or modify is strictly taboo.
It's either accidental or deliberate for the particular transmisson.I been RX'ing Newtown Police lately off and on in the clear. I thought they went full encryption?
.Most encrypted signals are ignored by the scanner by law. But not all. The ruling states it’s illegal to receive an encrypted signal but its hardly enforceable unless you turn yourself in!