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    Ways to boost reception/range when scanning Airband and MilAir

    I'm looking for ways to boost my scanner's reception/range when scanning the Aviation and MilAir bands. It uses an SMA-F connector. More specifically, I'm looking for a way to listen to the military aircraft refueling at AR-206 (I live under the entrance of it). Any and all help would be...
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    Bendix/King KX-99 Service Manual

    I Recently purchased a used KX-99 and needed to give it a once-over and couldn’t find the service manual until I came across this gem in the wild. If anyone needs it, here you go. Couldn’t upload the file directly since it was too big. Download
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    BC125AT Range upgrade for 5.5 Mi

    Hello, I'm currently living just a little over 5.5 miles from a big class bravo international airport and I want to be able to pick up the tower frequency with my Uniden BC125AT. Currently, I'm using the diamond rh77ca antenna but I cant pick up the actual ATC, only planes when they pass by. Is...
  4. zerg901

    WI 2020 a/a a/g wildfire channels

    from the 2020 Eastern Area freq map (the map has been posted in the Federal Forum) A/G - 168.125 - 168.3125 - 168.175 A/A - 122.925 - 135.925 I did not see these listed in the RRDB under WI so I figured I should post them here
  5. ICOM IC-A6 Aviation Handheld Scanner/Transceiver

    ICOM IC-A6 Aviation Handheld Scanner/Transceiver

    I have up for sale a great ICOM Aviation Handheld IC-A6 transceiver and YES IT SCANS. It is an awesome aviation/aircraft and weather bands ONLY scanner/transceiver. FULL Alpha Channel Tagging in 10 Banks at 20 Channels per bank, scanning one bank at a time. Includes ALL Accessories, written...
  6. BlueDevil

    VHF AM/Airband Transceiver Isolation

    I am looking to resolve an issue when transmitting on a VHF FM radio causing back feeding and breaking the squelch on a VHF AM radio. I would like to know if anyone else has dealt with a similar problem and what their solution(s) they found. Do I need a BandPass Filter/Isolator on the VHF AM...
  7. 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.
  8. WX9RLT

    Aviation J-Pole Antenna

    Has anyone bought this ~ https://www.jpole-antenna.com/shop/aviation-airband-118-128-mhz-j-pole-antenna/ 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...
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    motorola pm400

    I am looking for some information. I have a PM400 from my local Sheriff's Office that we are going to use in the Airplane so the tactical flight officer (TFO) can communicate with deputies on the ground. I am looking for some options to integrate the hmn3596a output microphone into a...
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    Cape Cod area Aviation Communications

    Let me start by saying how much I appreciate EVERY volunteer associated with the live feeds. I have listened to Cape Cod area Aviation Communications for many years using 5-0 on my iPhone. When it wouldn't play today I searched all the counties in eastern Massachusetts and don't see the feed...
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    New Member Aviation Scanner Help

    Hi. I currently use an old Radio Shack Pro 89 scanner to pick up aviation frequincies when ever I'm plane spotting at Los Angeles International. Here's my problem I have a large 40" antenna plugged into it thinking that would improve audio quality and range but for some reason even though I'm...
  12. gonzalu

    BCD996XT ACARS and Discriminator Output

    Hello all, I can't recall if I already posted a question on this or not but I can't find it in "My Threads" so here it goes (possibly again) I want to use the BCD996XT to decode ACARS. While I know the baud rate is usually slow enough for straight sound card via audio out. But I am used to...
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    MD Aviation Administration - Has there been a change?

    I just got back after a week in California and fired up my HP-1 and there was no signal to be seen or heard with respect to the MAA P25 system. I checked my BCD396XT and same thing. I checked the RRDB and discovered that I was missing two frequencies in the 396XT so I added them. The HP-1 has...
  14. BakeryBoy


    I'm starting to get into listening to aircraft radio. Most airports have frequencies for Approach, Departure, Tower, and Ground. I understand the first two. What is tower and ground for? Should I try to monitor those frequencies if I'm not close to the airport? I live in southeast Alabama, and...
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    First Post - Looking for a scanner recommendation

    Hi there, Just new to the forums, but I'm a pretty technical user however I feel out of the loop with current technologies. I currently own a BC92XLT (Nearly Identical to the BC95XLT) and I'd like to get a new scanner that will allow me to hear a few more stations. I'm primarily interested in...
  16. Mojaveflyer

    Navy F-18C Demo Team Freqs

    Has anyone come up with some freqs for the Navy's F-18C West Coast Demo Team this year? They are appearing at an airshow in Broomfield, CO on August 28 & 29... I'm guessing they will have a practice air show on Friday (the 27th afternoon as well) Thanks!
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    Birmingham Airport

    Does anyone know any unpublished frequencies for the Birmingham airport. I was listening to 123.8 and the controller told an airplane to switch to 126.15 for final approach control. Here is a good link for most of the BHM freqs: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, KBHM - Airport...