U.P.-- Sawyer Airport

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kirkman123

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Has anyone picked up anything from Sawyer Airport near Marquette? They are using a Motorola Type II Smartnet setup and are on the following frequencies:

856.83750 857.83750 858.83750 859.83750 860.83750

I'm sure I have everything set up properly for Smartnet Type II, and I hear towers regularly that are much closer than the one at the airport.

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Oops, I meant to say that I regularly hear traffic from towers that are much further than the one at the airport.

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I believe the Motorola system at the airport may either be low powered, or using the iDEN format. If you hear a lot of noise on those frequencies, which sounds like white noise and static, then its an iDEN TRS.

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If the radio system is anything like the IDEN TRS at Mitchell in Milwaukee, you will have to be within 2 or 3 miles of the airport before you hear anything on those frequencies.
 

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Thanks for your answers. I have to go to the airport in October to pick up my niece. I'll have to take my handheld and see if I hear anything while I'm there.

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kirkman123 said:
Thanks for your answers. I have to go to the airport in October to pick up my niece. I'll have to take my handheld and see if I hear anything while I'm there.

Kirk
Thank you! Keep us posted on what you find out!

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