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nsrailfan6130

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Just heard some Selfridge traffic on the Black Talon and P18 ATAC frequencies. Not sure of the mission, but, guessing it's a training flight. Also heard traffic on the 927th ARW frequency. Any ideas? I am still new to this MilAir thing. I also heard some traffic (didn't catch the channel) but it was an Ohio ANG flight. Sounded like the 180th out of Toledo.
 

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Just heard some Selfridge traffic on the Black Talon and P18 ATAC frequencies. Not sure of the mission, but, guessing it's a training flight. Also heard traffic on the 927th ARW frequency. Any ideas? I am still new to this MilAir thing. I also heard some traffic (didn't catch the channel) but it was an Ohio ANG flight. Sounded like the 180th out of Toledo.
When the 927th left Selfridge, the aircraft were transferred to the 127th. There could have been a transfer of freqs, as the mission stayed same, and the freqs were already allocated to the area. (Or nobody bothered to reprogram the radios.)

If you catch callsigns, that would help narrow down if it is the 127th, or a flight transiting the area.
 

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Just heard some Selfridge traffic on the Black Talon and P18 ATAC frequencies. Not sure of the mission, but, guessing it's a training flight. Also heard traffic on the 927th ARW frequency. Any ideas? I am still new to this MilAir thing. I also heard some traffic (didn't catch the channel) but it was an Ohio ANG flight. Sounded like the 180th out of Toledo.
What frequencies? I believe I have some traffic right now on 273.25 which I think is OHANG A10s.
Additional traffic in the Howard MOA, Cen IL.

Greg
Cen IL
 

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225.300 (P18 Air-Air Tac) & 238.900 (fmr 927 ARW), & 234.900 (Black Talon) . My guess is no one bothered reprogramming the radios. I'll pay closer attention and see what they were.

Just heard some Selfridge traffic on the Black Talon and P18 ATAC frequencies. Not sure of the mission, but, guessing it's a training flight. Also heard traffic on the 927th ARW frequency. Any ideas? I am still new to this MilAir thing. I also heard some traffic (didn't catch the channel) but it was an Ohio ANG flight. Sounded like the 180th out of Toledo.
When the 927th left Selfridge, the aircraft were transferred to the 127th. There could have been a transfer of freqs, as the mission stayed same, and the freqs were already allocated to the area. (Or nobody bothered to reprogram the radios.)

If you catch callsigns, that would help narrow down if it is the 127th, or a flight transiting the area.
 

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The 927th ARG was moved to Florida years ago. The 171st Airlift Group had C-130 aircraft at MTC. They were given KC-135's. Now they're known as the 171st ARG & the 127th Wing. JEEP is their main callsign. MOTOWN is their travel callsign.

MTC freqs.
361.250 MTC DEMON Ops, MI A-10's. BTN 01.
275.800 MTC ground, BTN 02.
120.150 MTC twr. BTN 03
391.900 MTC dep. BTN 04
290.425 Cleve.C. BTN 06
234.900 BLACK TALON. BTN 07
225.300 STEELHEAD MOA Traffic. BTN 18
269.450 MN.C. BTN 08
254.700 PIKE MOA Traffic. BTN 17
266.600 STEELGATE Control / R-4201 Grayling Air to Ground range. BTN 10

MI A-10 A/A freqs.
273.250 DEMON 11, BTN 11.
326.400 TEJAS 21, BTN 12.
307.775 YALTA 31, BTN 13.
365.650 BOSON 41, BTN 14.
314.400 HOWDY 51

Other freqs used.
318.200 MTC app BTN 05.
388.200 EMERGENCY APP BTN 15.
234.800 DEMON SOF Supervisor Of Flight BTN 16
349.400 Aft radio A/A
338.800 STEELHEAD AR (Air Refueling)
238.900 AR-632B Prime.
311.000 QUARTERBACK OPS MI KC-135's. 171st ARS. 127th WG.
This freq is also used by the 171st ARW out of Pittsburgh. STEEL Control is their ops callsign.
228.125 JEEP A/A MI KC-135's.
235.625 MBS A/D
261.200 STEELGATE #2 R-4201
239.700 ICE DIGGER, GRAYLING RANGE
247.000 MUSCLE OPS MI CH-47's
345.000 USCG DETROIT AIR Ops.

Toledo F-16's
A/A
248.650 STING A/A AUX 6
312.175 BUZZ A/A AUX 7
357.100 BUCKI A/A AUX 8

338.150 STING OPS BTN 1
285.400 TOL TWR BTN 3
317.550 TOL A/D BTN 4
307.000 TOL A/D BTN 5
379.200 Cleve.C. BTN 6
234.900 BLACK TALON BTN 12
225.300 STEELHEAD MOA BTN 13
290.425 Cleve.C. BTN 14
266.600 STEELGATE CONTROL BTN 15
269.450 MN.C. BTN 16
254.700 PIKE MOA BTN 23
Common freqs used heading north.
317.550 TOL DEP
379.200 CLEVE.C.
285.625 CLEVE.C.
269.525 CLEVE.C.
336.400 MN.C.
234.900 BLACK TALON

Chuck in Detroit /NODAK1
 

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Just now seeing this, Thanks for the updates. I'll program these into my scanner.

The 927th ARG was moved to Florida years ago. The 171st Airlift Group had C-130 aircraft at MTC. They were given KC-135's. Now they're known as the 171st ARG & the 127th Wing. JEEP is their main callsign. MOTOWN is their travel callsign.

MTC freqs.
361.250 MTC DEMON Ops, MI A-10's. BTN 01.
275.800 MTC ground, BTN 02.
120.150 MTC twr. BTN 03
391.900 MTC dep. BTN 04
290.425 Cleve.C. BTN 06
234.900 BLACK TALON. BTN 07
225.300 STEELHEAD MOA Traffic. BTN 18
269.450 MN.C. BTN 08
254.700 PIKE MOA Traffic. BTN 17
266.600 STEELGATE Control / R-4201 Grayling Air to Ground range. BTN 10

MI A-10 A/A freqs.
273.250 DEMON 11, BTN 11.
326.400 TEJAS 21, BTN 12.
307.775 YALTA 31, BTN 13.
365.650 BOSON 41, BTN 14.
314.400 HOWDY 51

Other freqs used.
318.200 MTC app BTN 05.
388.200 EMERGENCY APP BTN 15.
234.800 DEMON SOF Supervisor Of Flight BTN 16
349.400 Aft radio A/A
338.800 STEELHEAD AR (Air Refueling)
238.900 AR-632B Prime.
311.000 QUARTERBACK OPS MI KC-135's. 171st ARS. 127th WG.
This freq is also used by the 171st ARW out of Pittsburgh. STEEL Control is their ops callsign.
228.125 JEEP A/A MI KC-135's.
235.625 MBS A/D
261.200 STEELGATE #2 R-4201
239.700 ICE DIGGER, GRAYLING RANGE
247.000 MUSCLE OPS MI CH-47's
345.000 USCG DETROIT AIR Ops.

Toledo F-16's
A/A
248.650 STING A/A AUX 6
312.175 BUZZ A/A AUX 7
357.100 BUCKI A/A AUX 8

338.150 STING OPS BTN 1
285.400 TOL TWR BTN 3
317.550 TOL A/D BTN 4
307.000 TOL A/D BTN 5
379.200 Cleve.C. BTN 6
234.900 BLACK TALON BTN 12
225.300 STEELHEAD MOA BTN 13
290.425 Cleve.C. BTN 14
266.600 STEELGATE CONTROL BTN 15
269.450 MN.C. BTN 16
254.700 PIKE MOA BTN 23
Common freqs used heading north.
317.550 TOL DEP
379.200 CLEVE.C.
285.625 CLEVE.C.
269.525 CLEVE.C.
336.400 MN.C.
234.900 BLACK TALON

Chuck in Detroit /NODAK1
 

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Just heard some Selfridge traffic on the Black Talon and P18 ATAC frequencies. Not sure of the mission, but, guessing it's a training flight. Also heard traffic on the 927th ARW frequency. Any ideas? I am still new to this MilAir thing. I also heard some traffic (didn't catch the channel) but it was an Ohio ANG flight. Sounded like the 180th out of Toledo.
It must be awesome to listen to the local military, right, or is it boring?
 
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