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Milair traffic heard today

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Anyone happen to catch all the Aerial refueling going on today? 238.900MHz. Was very active. Heard Bobcat callsign. Pretty good listening.
 
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Probably TOPCAT callsigns. Those are the RC-135s out of Offutt in Omaha on training flights. Pretty common to hear them weekdays doing practice refueling.
 
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Yep—-pretty sure your right. I had a recording , though bad one, and it sounded like BOBCAT but TOPCAT makes way more sense. I didn’t really think F-22 were training here, it would have be cool though. Thanks for the info
 
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I forgot to add, the 238.9 frequency is the primary one for AR105 refueling route. It runs east-west from north central NE to north central IA.
 
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That makes sense, I heard them talking about getting turned around at Lincoln, and making some more passes. Lincoln, NE. I assumed. Just happened to be off work that day (usually don't get to listen much on weekdays), and had my BC125 on. I have had that freq. in my banks since I bought it in 2012----never heard anything on it until then. It was well worth it, got to listen to several interesting conversations. I only use handhelds with Diamond RC77's on them. I have 311.30, 321.00, 233.400 ,238.900, 320.900, 269.00, 252.900, 321.00, 311.00, 323.800 , 370.100, 338.7500, 228.900, 338.9500, 271.900, 230.900, 300.400, 321.8000, 337.300, 319.800, 366.600, 364.200, 243.00, and 121.500 (just in case). These are in my MIL-AIR bank, are there any other's around central Iowa? Pretty much only hear 311.00 and 321.00 rarely.
 
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