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ACARS Reception in Sacramento CA

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Setting up an ACARS station here in Sac CA and having touble hearing good data bursts.

I monitored ACARS for 6 years in Greece and copied transmissions from all over Med and Europe so I know about the receiver and the antenna and WACARS vo.7 and a computer.

Looking for any LOCAL factors that could be causing my low hit count here.

LOCAL Sactown ACARS monitor; what is your experience?
 

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WACARS not supported...

YA but... still works.

Was looking for LOCAL (SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA) variables...

Thanks.
 
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RolnCode3 said:
Can't tell you much about the variables, but I did try monitoring it about 2 years ago, and never got a single valid response. Never tried it again.
That IS strange.

I wonder if Sac is in a Radio-Free Zone.

Thanks for the feedback. Nice to know I am not alone.
 
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