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Old 23 June 2007, 07:45   #11
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As i understand it, it is only ilegal if your seen to act on the information you hear, as with a scanner as they are not ilegal.....Gray Area time again. But they can be programmed thats all i need to know, cheers.
P.S the YAESU VX-2 you guy's do is top kit, even better with the Rx-Tx hop-up & marine tuned arial, used one for years just a shame they arn't water proof


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Old 24 June 2007, 05:43   #12
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If you look on the Ofcom website under scanners you will find it is not grey at all, sorry.
People used to think as you do but I have to say it is wrong.

You can only listen to broadcast that you are licenced to.
Other than the normal, radio 1 2 etc, Ham radi and a few others.

HMCG is not one we can all listen to

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