• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:

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Completely Banned for the Greater Good
Sep 5, 2003
Once the 700-MHz band now being auctioned off by the Federal Communications Commission is licensed to new owners, the last major chunk of available radio frequency spectrum in the United States will be gone. But demand for this limited resource is likely to grow as new wireless communications applications continue to come online.

A start-up company hopes to take advantage of this scarcity by creating a marketplace for secondary spectrum licensing.

“We’re going to create the first online dynamic exchange for trading wireless spectrum,” said Rick Rotondo, chief marketing officer at Spectrum Bridge.
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