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Holiday weekend and wanted to post a neat short vid from Lakenheath UK back in 2016 which has 2 Mil hits
of USAF LN based 48th FW F-15E departing with a unrestricted climb.. Local commentary from surprised vid operators make it really fun.
 
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Saw DRAGO51 B-52 flyover at the start of Rolling Thunder today. I had know idea there would be a flyover. I was sitting under the 395/Boundary Channel Dr overpass and heard what I thought was an exceptionally loud plane coming out of DCA. Nope. Of course I didn't have a camera ready.
 

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Saw DRAGO51 B-52 flyover at the start of Rolling Thunder today. I had know idea there would be a flyover. I was sitting under the 395/Boundary Channel Dr overpass and heard what I thought was an exceptionally loud plane coming out of DCA. Nope. Of course I didn't have a camera ready.
Wow! bet that was a surprise.. Nothing logged locally with Buff so must have stayed down South of me.
Too bad this is last year of Rolling Thunder.They say costs for security etc have gotten out of hand.
 

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Saw DRAGO51 B-52 flyover at the start of Rolling Thunder today. I had know idea there would be a flyover. I was sitting under the 395/Boundary Channel Dr overpass and heard what I thought was an exceptionally loud plane coming out of DCA. Nope. Of course I didn't have a camera ready.
I logged AE58A5 in the 12:00 - 12:11 local timeframe, I have that as 60-0042, B52H

Adsbexchange has it as -

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Wow! bet that was a surprise.. Nothing logged locally with Buff so must have stayed down South of me.
Too bad this is last year of Rolling Thunder.They say costs for security etc have gotten out of hand.
Drift alert: Media reported that Rolling Thunder will continue. We'll see.

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Today several OTIS VMGR-252 KC-130J tanker types headed to Maine or St Johns possibly.
OTIS 81,82,83. Maybe will drag some HMX-1 V22's to UK for upcoming Potus visit.
 

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Today several OTIS VMGR-252 KC-130J tanker types headed to Maine or St Johns possibly.
OTIS 81,82,83. Maybe will drag some HMX-1 V22's to UK for upcoming Potus visit.
OTIS 83 which was earlier seems to have stopped at Bangor Maine.
OTIS 81,82 both into St Johns NL around 4PM local here at 11k altitude so assume they have company.
OTIS 83 may be a spare for now.
 

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Notice Andrews C-32A 09-0017 back in town after long absence.Went South last April
then Texas,Ok of Feb this year showed again as ACTEST1...Long overhaul.
The other C-32A 09-0016 just got back from Japan trip with backup duties.
 

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Logged another new HC-130J delivery for the Gabreski NY ANG gang today.
1610 local (AE5F15) HC-130J 17-5870 FL250 for 106RQW/102RQS.Recently logged as
test callsignFIXER 55 a couple weeks ago down South.
Got their first I think back in March (AE5F10) 16-5863 HC-130J.
 

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2015 local SPUR 76 KC-135 58-0077 171ARW Pittsburgh inbound McGuire req follow me and power cart
on CP 134.100.Busy tail for the 171ARW.. In Japan earlier this Month for couple weeks as RUMMY 33.
Earlier 1945 local SPUR 70 KC-10 83-0081 McGuire to Nova Scotia area.
SPUR 83 62-3568 6thAMW MacDill coming North near South Carolina 2045 local.
 
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[QUOTE="
Earlier 1945 local SPUR 70 KC-10 83-0081 McGuire to Nova Scotia area.
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Mark, all,
I listened to SPUR 70 meet up to refuel OLIVE 55 in AR-20NE on 341.75
AE01CF 62-4132 --- 2019-06-01 23:06:06 RC-135W United States USAF | 55WG | 38RS [KOFF]

OLIVE 55 is currently Eastbound over the pond passing St. John's, NL.

Hope this helps.
 

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[QUOTE="
Earlier 1945 local SPUR 70 KC-10 83-0081 McGuire to Nova Scotia area.

Mark, all,
I listened to SPUR 70 meet up to refuel OLIVE 55 in AR-20NE on 341.75
AE01CF 62-4132 --- 2019-06-01 23:06:06 RC-135W United States USAF | 55WG | 38RS [KOFF]

OLIVE 55 is currently Eastbound over the pond passing St. John's, NL.

Hope this helps.[/QUOTE]

Howdy Ed long time no hear! Glad you are still doing mode s etc up your way.
Ok sounds like different SPUR missions coming up.. :)
 

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Howdy Ed long time no hear! Glad you are still doing mode s etc up your way.
Ok sounds like different SPUR missions coming up.. :)[/QUOTE]

Been away from the radios for awhile taking care of my Dad but now he's in a nursing home getting better care than I can provide.. Slowly getting back into the hobby after a three years. Moved my radio room up out of the basement into the empty bedroom. I've been on Alan Stern's milradiocomms list here and there but it's not the same since he has passed. Not much radio posts anymore on there.

I did notice all the SPURs up tonight, thought I would catch a BUFF or BONE pass through. Nope, just the RC-135. I did get one hit on 226.55 at 2331z (which I have as a Barksdale BUFF freq) which got me excited! Unfortunately, it was only one transmission of some numbers. Nothing else heard to make any confirmations of whom it may have been. Oh well, that's the fun part, catching those radio comms!
 

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OTIS 83 which was earlier seems to have stopped at Bangor Maine.
OTIS 81,82 both into St Johns NL around 4PM local here at 11k altitude so assume they have company.
OTIS 83 may be a spare for now.
All 3 of these VMGR-252 KC-130J's headed back South thru here this afternoon 2130z after logged UK trip.
I guess someone else can fetch the HMX-1 V-22's back home after this week :)

D-Day Ops warming up,Like the Ramstein C-130J's with D-Day markings.
https://www.dvidshub.net/video/684863/173rd-airborne-brigade-combat-team-arrives-france
 
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