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    Ottawa YOW airport

    Hello, I live not too far away from the Ottawa airport (MacDonald Cartier international YOW) and sometimes can pick up ATC talking and such. I decode fire pages with PDW, and today, I attempted to decode ACARS messages with PDW because it supports that protocol. There are three different...
  2. PrivatelyJeff

    Antenna recommendations

    I’m putting together a raspberry pi based ADSB/UAT receiver system up in my house and am wondering if spending big bucks is worth it on antennas. The receiver equipment will be in a closet and I plan on sending to multiple tracking sites. There’s already good coverage over my area and my main...
  3. WX9RLT

    SDS200: SDS200 On Aircraft Bands

    I have saw many saying the SDS200 is not good on the Aircraft Band. I want to tell you about my experience. I will explain my setup real quick. SDS200 with stock antenna (Sitting on the table inside the house) Uniden 536 with a special built j-pole that is tuned specifically to the aircraft...
  4. WX9RLT

    Airplane Goes Off Runway & Crashes Into A Vehicle

    Rockford Scanner: Airplane Crashes Into A Vehicle Near Cottonwood Airport in Rockford A small aircraft goes off the runway and crashes into a vehicle in Rockford, Illinois. Details in the link above.
  5. WX9RLT

    Best aviation scanner for listening: Pro-197 or Uniden536HP or SDS200?

    Hi, I was wondering everyone's thoughts: Which of these 3 scanners will have the best RX on the aviation bands? SDS200 or Uniden BCD536HP or Pro-197 Which one is the best and why? I am look forward to hearing everyones thoughts and opinions.
  6. WX9RLT

    Aviation J-Pole Antenna

    Has anyone bought this ~ I was thinking about buying one. But before I do, I want everyone's opinion on it. How big of an improvement is it over the standard scanner antennas that come with the scanners...
  7. Icom IC-A5 Aircraft handheld transceiver.

    Icom IC-A5 Aircraft handheld transceiver.

    Virtually brand new. Kept in a case as backup radio for local volunteer fire department. Radio, antenna, AA battery pack, and manual. Contact
  8. WX9RLT

    Medical Emergency On An Airplane Landing in Rockford

    Medical Emergency On An Airplane Landing in Rockford Around 8 am this morning an aircraft was coming in to land with a person that is having a medical emergency. Details at Rockford Scanner
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    live stream Norwich tower UK Rgds Paul
  10. invergordon

    A Loop for $20 (New Zealand)

    I had a few hours to spare the other day and have had a plan in my mind to construct a loop antenna to replace my wires (dipole, longwire, delta loop etc.) non of which seemed to perform very well recently probably due to an increase in local noise. I'm an aero nut and have always had an...
  11. screenersam

    other forum discussion six plane flight

    thought this might be of interest other forum discussing high-altitude flight of six planes, presumably refueling ops Six planes flying together extremely high up - explanations? , page 1 "Based in UK. Just saw six planes fly at around 80 degrees angle up and over my home. So high the plane...
  12. WX9RLT

    C-17 Globemaster over N. Illinois

    C-17 Globemaster over N. Illinois
  13. jimmnn

    Springs Fatal Plane Crash, as paged

    No survivors in small-plane crash near Colorado Springs Airport Jim<
  14. jimmnn

    Pagosa Springs Crash, as paged

    Southwest Colorado plane crash near Pagosa Springs kills two - The Denver Post Two people are dead after a single-engine plane crashed Friday morning about seven miles south of Pagosa Springs, authorities say. The pilot was trying to land on a gravel road but instead crashed into a field...
  15. jimmnn

    San Juan County 5x Fatal Plane Crash, as paged

    NTSB: Five killed in plane crash in remote San Juan County TELLURIDE, Colo. MONDAY NOON UPDATE- The National Transportation Safety Board confirms that five people were killed when a Cessna crashed into a rural mountainside in San Juan County on Sunday. Jim<
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    Helicopter Down - S Rampart Range Rd - Sedalia Area

    Hearing comms on Doug Co FGRND3, Unicom (123.025), and Airlife/Lifeguard dispatch. Sounds like the crash site is 3/4 mi NE of NF-327 and S Rampart Range Rd in Pike Natl Forest. Lifeguard helicopter has found the crash site, have landed about 1 MI to the E and crew is hiking in. Edit: just...
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    1 dead, 2 hurt in Frisco when Flight-for-Life helicopter crashes

    Wow. 1 dead, 2 hurt in Frisco when Flight-for-Life helicopter crashes - The Denver Post
  18. jimmnn

    Sm Plane Crash Weld County, as paged

    Small plane crash reported in Weld County near County Roads 50 and 53, Sheriff Office says - 7NEWS Denver Jim<
  19. NorthCOVideo

    Helicopter Crash Erie Airpark

    Heard reports of 2 code blacks. Further details unknown. Helicopter crash near Erie airport
  20. jimmnn

    APA Fatal Crash this am, as paged

    Pilot dies after small plane crashes in Centennial Jim<