• 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:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

aircraft monitoring

  1. J

    Improved ADS-B for SDRplay and Raspberry Pi

    We now have an updated beta version of ADS-B for both the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3. This is based upon the 16bit Mutability version of dump1090 developed by Oliver Jowett and unlocks the full 12 bit performance of the RSP1. People should see a significant performance improvement over the...
  2. ke6gcv

    Goodyear Blimp in Sacramento - Air Enthusiasts

    Saw it floating around Elk Grove this afternoon at around 1615hrs (4:15om) PST. It was in the Folsom area at about 1820hrs (6:20pm) PST. It's here for the golf tournament this weekend. US Seniors Open, I believe.
  3. S

    Can FM receiver hear AM signals

    I heard at one point that an FM reciever will be able to pick up AM radio signals. •Can I pick up audible airplane signals from my 2 meter ham radio, which receives down to 118 megahertz? •What frequency should I start with if I am in the Denver CO?
  4. Mojaveflyer

    PSR-310 For Monitoring Aircraft

    I was out shooting photos of aircraft yesterday and met a guy who is looking for a scanner capable of monitoring both VHF & UHF aircraft bands. I thought of the PSR-310 but wondered if anyone here has had experience with this radio for the aircraft bands... Any thoughts from the "panel of...
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