24-hour audio broadcasts of police scanners in major cities around the United States.

Richard Barth rbarth at tidalwave.net
Mon Mar 22 20:58:18 CDT 2010

We have a more liberal policy on snooping here.  It's legal to listen 
in on ALMOST anything
(cell phones being one exception) as long as you don't tell anyone 
what you heard.  But hey,
where's the fun in that?  :-)

This makes the crypto manufacturers happy.  And the vast uninformed 
public, whose cellular
carriers for years convinced them that their FM signals were 
impenetrable, were happy as
well, especially after the cell lobbyists persuaded the politicians 
to make listening in on
a cell conversation illegal. Gee, if it's illegal, nobody is gonna do 
it, right?


At 06:43 PM 3/22/2010, you wrote:

>On 22 Mar 2010, at 05:18, Richard Barth wrote:
>>I haven't tried them all, but Montgomery County works.
>Reminds me of the 1970s in the UK when the police transmitted on VHF
>band II above about 98 MHz, and I had an old VHF valve radio. Of
>course, it was illegal to listen in to the police transmissions. and
>my parents told me not to, so (ahem) I never did. Not before
>modifying the set for headphones, anyway.
>Phil M1GWZ

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