• 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

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  1. KR0SIV

    Simple V Dipole For Satcom Downlink

    I recently made a V-Dipole antenna using a set of rabbit ear antennas after looking at an article I found over at the rtl-sdr blog. Simple NOAA/Meteor Weather Satellite Antenna: A 137 MHz V-Dipole He was using it to rx weather satellite images, I figured if it is good enough for that maybe I...
  2. J

    SDRplay announces the RSP2

    SDRplay Limited has today announced the launch of a second Software Defined Radio product – the RSP2. "Building on the popularity of our first product, the RSP1, we have now launched the RSP2. The RSP2 delivers a significant number of additional features which result in a higher spec for...
  3. SteveDouglass

    NightStalker Ops on SATCOM

    I had an interesting and rare clear voice military UHF STACOM intercept today - NIGHTSTALKER OPS - CENTURION COMMO on 262.2250 MHz (nbfm) today. NIGHTSTALKER OPs is listed as 160th SOAR - but I have no listing for CENTURION. Can anyone I.D. this station? Here's a link to a recording...
  4. W

    New comer to MILCOM and SATCOM

    Hello, I am interested in listening to MILCOM and SATCOM. I have read the forum wikis about it however I am still confused regarding the amount of information to comprehend. Im just wondering, what is a good starter receiver and antenna setup to use for MILCOM? Im not interested in SATCOM as...
  5. K

    Need Active Military SATCOM UHF freqs

    Hello, I need a few active Military (UHF) SATCOM freqs. There are so many, and I don't know where to start. Just a few will help. Or, how do I know which ones to pick on my own? Thanks! Kilothunder.
  6. K

    255.550 Mhz Pirates are Active

    Just a heads up to anyone intrested, 255.550 Mhz is active with pirate traffic right now coming in loud and clear into Northeast Ohio. Sounds like spanish to me.
  7. M

    SHF Antenna Failure

    If anyone if familiar with the following, please respond as I can't find an answer to this anywhere.. In our current Communication setup, we have established a TSSR link with trans/recieve frequencies at about 15 GHz. Directly behind (I mean 10 feet or so) is another SHF antenna (WPPL) that is...
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