aviation

  1. RedArrows

    Chicago Air and Water Show 2022

    Since the Chicago air and water show is coming up I'm putting up this forum for any airshow radio frequencies if any pop up
  2. A

    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...
  3. F

    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
  4. P

    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...
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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.
  9. 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...
  10. R

    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...
  11. H

    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...
  12. L

    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...
  13. 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...
  14. K

    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...
  15. BakeryBoy

    Airports

    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...
  16. C

    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...
  17. 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!
  18. J

    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...
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