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Offline mike445

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #510 on: January 26, 2020, 1658 UTC »
Yeah not like there's 34 pages of frequencies and links to freqs right here or anything.

How location specific are the frequencies? It's not like it's HF where you have a chance of hearing it no matter your QTH  :)

With a Centerfire Deluxe Discone about 20 feet in the air I’m easily pickup up a couple hundred miles around me. The higher the aircraft the farther I can hear them. As for the E6 burning mux...they have a very powerful signal and I can hear them for over 300 miles. Look at the air refueling tracks near you. Put their frequencies in. Put in the common frequencies (look in radio reference common military frequencies) Take the frequencies form the many pages in this thread. You’ll hear something tomorrow. I can be inside the house using a fully extended Diamond RH789 and hear action. Put the frequencies in today and you’ll hear action this week. Guaranteed.
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #511 on: January 26, 2020, 1755 UTC »
I posted to the Scan-DC list asking about active frequencies in this area. We'll see what turns up.
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #512 on: January 26, 2020, 1808 UTC »
I posted to the Scan-DC list asking about active frequencies in this area. We'll see what turns up.

I just realized you’re in Maryland! There is SO much stuff in your area!! I do t see why you wouldn’t be able to hear Norfolk VA air to air frequencies if you have an outdoor discone! Good luck!!
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #513 on: January 26, 2020, 2156 UTC »
Yeah not like there's 34 pages of frequencies and links to freqs right here or anything.

How location specific are the frequencies? It's not like it's HF where you have a chance of hearing it no matter your QTH  :)


On this page, that I've linked to in several places in this very thread, is a box where you can enter your zip and see logs from within whatever rx range chosen;
http://www.milradiocomms.com/mil_freq_database.html

Keep in mind that I routinely hear HUNTRESS and several other east coast commands here in sw Indiana, via an ancient scanner attached to a HAM triband vertical mobile antenna hanging in the window on the ground floor. When they're 50k ft up you can hear them a long ways.
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #514 on: January 26, 2020, 2206 UTC »
Yeah not like there's 34 pages of frequencies and links to freqs right here or anything.

How location specific are the frequencies? It's not like it's HF where you have a chance of hearing it no matter your QTH  :)


On this page, that I've linked to in several places in this very thread, is a box where you can enter your zip and see logs from within whatever rx range chosen;
http://www.milradiocomms.com/mil_freq_database.html

Keep in mind that I routinely hear HUNTRESS and several other east coast commands here in sw Indiana, via an ancient scanner attached to a HAM triband vertical mobile antenna hanging in the window on the ground floor. When they're 50k ft up you can hear them a long ways.

That is an awesome page!! I contribute there regularly. He can find refueling frequencies there as well.
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #515 on: January 27, 2020, 1656 UTC »
TACAMO flight burning mux on 366.600MHz 1650Z 27JAN19
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #516 on: January 27, 2020, 1721 UTC »
TACAMO flight burning mux on 366.600MHz 1650Z 27JAN19

Could it be from a P8 Poseidon?
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #517 on: January 27, 2020, 1740 UTC »
TACAMO flight burning mux on 366.600MHz 1650Z 27JAN19

Could it be from a P8 Poseidon?
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Far as I know only E4 and E6 carry the mux/ALCC system, mebber AF1 and AF2 do but not sure. Also, haven't seen a 4 or 6 via adsb maps in a while now, suspect they've stopped reporting, and for good reason.

Also;
"According to openly available data, the Dead Hand is an integral part of the “Zveno” system of air command posts, the development of which was carried out in the Soviet Union. The “Zveno” includes the airborne command and control post on the Il-86VKP aircraft, airborne radio relay on the Il-76RT aircraft, silo-based command missiles ‘Perimeter’ and mobile command missiles ‘Gorn’. In a period of threat, three Il-86VKPs would have the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, the Defense Minister and the Chief of the General Staff respectively on board. The Il-86VKP is able to launch an 8 km long antenna, which not even impulses from nuclear explosions can affect. Using this antenna the aircraft can transmit commands to launch all the country’s intercontinental missiles even if all underground command posts are destroyed by the aggressor’s nuclear strike. The radio relay aircraft Il-76RT would transmit commands to launch missiles in distant regions, including those deployed on submarines. In this way, the Dead Hand guarantees a devastating retaliatory strike in the event of communications disruption and the destruction of command posts after the first-strike surprise nuclear attack by the enemy. Its command missiles launch their warheads into space, where no hostile satellite or nuclear explosions can reach them and from there “wake up” nuclear forces to strike the aggressor."
https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/dead-hand-russian-real-life-doomsday-machine

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #518 on: January 27, 2020, 1755 UTC »
TACAMO flight burning mux on 366.600MHz 1650Z 27JAN19

Could it be from a P8 Poseidon?
Mike

Far as I know only E4 and E6 carry the mux/ALCC system, mebber AF1 and AF2 do but not sure. Also, haven't seen a 4 or 6 via adsb maps in a while now, suspect they've stopped reporting, and for good reason.

Also;
"According to openly available data, the Dead Hand is an integral part of the “Zveno” system of air command posts, the development of which was carried out in the Soviet Union. The “Zveno” includes the airborne command and control post on the Il-86VKP aircraft, airborne radio relay on the Il-76RT aircraft, silo-based command missiles ‘Perimeter’ and mobile command missiles ‘Gorn’. In a period of threat, three Il-86VKPs would have the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, the Defense Minister and the Chief of the General Staff respectively on board. The Il-86VKP is able to launch an 8 km long antenna, which not even impulses from nuclear explosions can affect. Using this antenna the aircraft can transmit commands to launch all the country’s intercontinental missiles even if all underground command posts are destroyed by the aggressor’s nuclear strike. The radio relay aircraft Il-76RT would transmit commands to launch missiles in distant regions, including those deployed on submarines. In this way, the Dead Hand guarantees a devastating retaliatory strike in the event of communications disruption and the destruction of command posts after the first-strike surprise nuclear attack by the enemy. Its command missiles launch their warheads into space, where no hostile satellite or nuclear explosions can reach them and from there “wake up” nuclear forces to strike the aggressor."
https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/dead-hand-russian-real-life-doomsday-machine

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Ok thank you for that. There was an E4 in northern Kentucky when you posted that but it quickly disappeared.
Mike

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #519 on: January 27, 2020, 1827 UTC »
Fairly confident the E4 you mention would be who I heard. What adsb map did you use to catch them?
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« Reply #520 on: January 27, 2020, 1850 UTC »
Fairly confident the E4 you mention would be who I heard. What adsb map did you use to catch them?
I saw it on ADSB exchange. I looked a few minutes ago and there was an E6 up in OK.
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #521 on: January 27, 2020, 2021 UTC »
Woohoo. Hearing traffic on 322.400 MHz, supposedly this is New York ARTCC Big Flat RGAG?  Hearing an OM assigning what sounds like local frequencies to various flights. A very strong signal.
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #522 on: January 27, 2020, 2041 UTC »
Woohoo. Hearing traffic on 322.400 MHz, supposedly this is New York ARTCC Big Flat RGAG?  Hearing an OM assigning what sounds like local frequencies to various flights. A very strong signal.
Woo!! There ya go!! Have fun.

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #523 on: January 28, 2020, 1740 UTC »
Woohoo. Hearing traffic on 322.400 MHz, supposedly this is New York ARTCC Big Flat RGAG?  Hearing an OM assigning what sounds like local frequencies to various flights. A very strong signal.

Awesome.  There’s a LOT of stuff to listen to on the UHF mil band 225-400 MHz and the UHF military LMR band 380-400 MHz.  While not as common as UHF, there’s a fair amount of military air comms in the 137-144 MHz and 148-150.775 MHz VHF high bands (mostly AM mode) and of course the 30-88 MHz “FM” tactical band.
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #524 on: January 29, 2020, 1732 UTC »
Ongoing AAR 327.600 AM 1729Z 29JAN20
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