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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #540 on: July 24, 2020, 1645 UTC »
Hi all,

Stumbled across this thread via chance. I do HF occasionally, but I monitor local milair in the SW Ohio area and I might be able to pitch in since I see a few of you are catching Toledo and Fort Wayne traffic.

Feel free to follow me @jsoergel949 on Twitter; I try to post there when Im able to listen in real time.

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #541 on: May 05, 2021, 0122 UTC »
143.6250mHz 1224Z 04MAY21
Unid om in French, then test counts by at least 3 players in "Canadian" english or accents spoken by non US english users.

US CAP has holdings on the freq in question but this signal had the characteristics of an airborne or sat intercept.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voskhod-M

the mir space station also used this qrg and is listed as soyuz and iss so my moneys on iss and related
« Last Edit: May 05, 2021, 0125 UTC by Josh »
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #542 on: May 06, 2021, 1117 UTC »
143.6250mHz 1224Z 04MAY21
Unid om in French, then test counts by at least 3 players in "Canadian" english or accents spoken by non US english users.

US CAP has holdings on the freq in question but this signal had the characteristics of an airborne or sat intercept.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voskhod-M

the mir space station also used this qrg and is listed as soyuz and iss so my moneys on iss and related

Nice catch!
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #543 on: May 07, 2021, 0108 UTC »
I miss the days when we actually had more UHF MIL air traffic communication. I used to regularly listen to activity over Lake Ontario. It has been very quiet now for probably a decade. One of my favourites was 311.0, STRATO CONTROL which carried the UHF equivalent to the High Frequency Global Communications System (HFGCS) SKYKING broadcasts. Since we no longer have any HF "skyking skyking do not answer" messages, I have not heard any traffic on 311.0 nor have I heard the STRATO CONTROL call sign since then. The STRATO CONTROL call sign was the equivalent to the HF MAINSAIL call sign. Just as the HF simulcasts broadcasts, that UHF frequency would come up at the exact same time and carry the EAM.

I would be currious if anyone actually still picks up any UHF MIL traffic in this AOR (Toronto). I have the receivers and antennae for it and would be willing to park on some frequencies and monitor.

239.9   US Air Refuelling (Pri)
282.7   US Air Refuelling (Sec)
283.8   Air to Air
327.9   Format Training

311.0   SAC (Pri) C/S STRATO CONTROL
321.0   SAC (Sec)

340.2   US Navy Control Towers
275.8   USAF Control Towers
273.0   US Military Base ATC

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #544 on: February 02, 2022, 1924 UTC »
AR-307A 264.9MHz 2 Feb /22 1904z until los
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #545 on: February 21, 2023, 1510 UTC »


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


Id advise caution on this link.  It worked for me a long time ago when I tried it, but now it delivers strange behavior and browser security alerts.  I think it is compromised.

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #546 on: September 15, 2023, 1839 UTC »
A2A refueling
AR-307A/B/C 238.9MHz  15 Sep /23 1815z

AR-307A/B/C 264.9MHz  15 Sep /23 1815z
« Last Edit: September 15, 2023, 1845 UTC by sat_dxer »
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #547 on: September 15, 2023, 2339 UTC »
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Id advise caution on this link.  It worked for me a long time ago when I tried it, but now it delivers strange behavior and browser security alerts.  I think it is compromised.

NJQA is correct. The URL does redirect to random pages.

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #548 on: September 19, 2023, 1656 UTC »
AR-307A/B/C 264.9MHz  19 Sep /23 1651z rendezvous KC35R & C17
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #549 on: November 27, 2023, 1936 UTC »
311.0MHz 1853z 27 Nov /23
to(?): E6 Mercury callsign: ROOF58
EAM message
from: BLINDFOLD

311.0MHz 1920z 27 Nov /23
to all stations
EAM message
from: BLINDFOLD
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #550 on: November 28, 2023, 0027 UTC »
311.0MHz 1853z 27 Nov /23
to(?): E6 Mercury callsign: ROOF58
EAM message
from: BLINDFOLD

311.0MHz 1920z 27 Nov /23
to all stations
EAM message
from: BLINDFOLD

Now, that is interesting. 311.0 used to be known as SAC (Strategic Air Command) Primary and carried a static call sign of STRATO CONTROL, the equivalent of today's MAINSAIL on HF. Along with occasional air/ground and air/air traffic, this channel carried the "Foxtrot" broadcasts and EAMs, I.E. the "SKYKING SKYKING do not answer" broadcasts. The secondary was 321.0.

You wouldn't happen to have a record of the EAM? The 18:50Z one on HF was:

271850Z NOV 2023
TO: ALL STATIONS
FROM: BENEFICE
DD3ZEV // IILHU BSO4P EZB5B XNFXI OW3G

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #551 on: November 29, 2023, 1802 UTC »
AR-307A/B/C 264.9MHz  29 Nov /23 1757z rendezvous KC35R & C17
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #552 on: November 29, 2023, 2109 UTC »
Here are some frequencies that I have on file which may be of interest from my days of monitoring Military UHF traffic:

239.9   US Air Refuelling (Pri)
282.7   US Air Refuelling (Sec)

283.8   Air to Air

327.9   Format Training

282.8   US Coast Guard SAR/TACOM

311.0   SAC (Pri) C/S STRATO CONTROL
321.0   SAC (Sec)

340.2   US Navy Control Towers
275.8   USAF Control Towers
273.0   US Military Base ATC

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #553 on: December 05, 2023, 1957 UTC »
A2A refueling
AR-7A 276.5MHz  5 Dec /23 1943z rendezvous C17A Globemaster III  & KC-10A Extender
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #554 on: December 13, 2023, 2325 UTC »
311.0MHz 2322z 13 Dec /23
to or from(?): E6 Mercury callsign: KENO73
EAM message
from: "This is Comming"
« Last Edit: December 19, 2023, 0051 UTC by sat_dxer »
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