138 - 150 MHz

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According to the Federal VHF channel plan, the 138 - 150 MHz federal band is broken up into 3 segments as follows:
138.0125-143.9875
148.0125-149.9000
150.0500-150.7875

I currently scan the 138.0125-143.9875 segment, is there any use in scanning in other two segments in this range? How much mil-air traffic is found in the segments between 148 and 150 MHz?
 

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All depends on where you are, there are still some A-A users on channels that are now primarily FM/P25

According to the Federal VHF channel plan, the 138 - 150 MHz federal band is broken up into 3 segments as follows:
138.0125-143.9875
148.0125-149.9000
150.0500-150.7875

I currently scan the 138.0125-143.9875 segment, is there any use in scanning in other two segments in this range? How much mil-air traffic is found in the segments between 148 and 150 MHz?
 

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Between 148.0125 and 150.6 there are 107 MILAIR freqs.

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By far, the biggest users are the AF fighters with AAs and base freqs. So if you have them passing through a lot, then it would be worth it to find them and save them. Other than that though, I wouldn't even bother putting them in. If an AF flight comes through, just search. It's so small it only takes a few seconds. All that stuff changes too often to really make it worth it keeping something in there from a list. Most lists are usually out of date.
 

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i know 118-137 is 8.33 and 25.0 ,,, and 225-400 is 12.5 and 25.0 plus 50.0 ,,, what others are used ,,,,,, i hear the ones you listed are eather 12.5 or 25.0 but dont remember what ,,,,, 406-420 is 12.5 i think ,,,,, am/fm/etc ,,,, 40mhz stuff i think is eather 12.5 or 25.0 also ,,, all the changes over the years with rebanding ect gets confusing on the setting that are in use ,,,,, 25.0 being the common setting
 
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The 'Extended Com Band' as it is referred to, is 118-151.975, the radios can be channeled to either 8.33 KHz for European users or 25KHz for rest of the world.

Here in Northern Arizona there is a lot of AM mil traffic which can be heard between 148 to 151.975 in the Bagdad Arizona region, mainly from Luke AFB fighter training. Some of the Comms are foreign Air Force student pilots training at Luke.

The CVC-151 is one such transceiver capable of operating in the extended com band.

http://www.cobham.com/media/1010226/fliteline_advanced_avionics_fnl.pdf


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138-150

MM, Sure would be nice if you would post a freq list.
I'm NOT TROLLING for freqs.
My SE and East Coast list is almost more than I can monitor. ;-))

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