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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #150 on: January 03, 2018, 1909 UTC »
UPSET 72 calling JOSHUA CONTROL
321.00MHz 1940Z 02JAN18

JOSHUA CONTROL resolves to;
 412th TW, Edwards AFB, CA (approach)

UPSET resolves to;
 KC-135R 128th ARG, WI ANG Milwaukee, WI

I don't get it. If Joshua control is in CA, and UPSET 72 is a KC135, they must be wayyyy tf up there for UPSET 72 to be calling CA and I can hear them in south Indiana. I was thinking this must be a U2, SR71, or other high flyer/fast mover up around FL80 or higher..
None of this makes sense.

UPSET 72 might have been an experimental AC, one of the fast movers that like to fly just slightly lower than going into orbit. It'd be sexy if this was a project aurora bird.

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #151 on: January 08, 2018, 2151 UTC »
Neacp/tacamo/glass flight burning mux on 338.950MHz 2148Z 08JAN18

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #152 on: January 09, 2018, 2010 UTC »
Neacp/tacamo/glass flight burning mux on 338.950MHz 1948Z 09JAN18

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #153 on: January 10, 2018, 1851 UTC »
Neacp/tacamo/glass flight burning mux on 366.600MHz 1748Z 10JAN18

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #154 on: January 16, 2018, 2045 UTC »
Neacp/tacamo/glass flight burning mux on 366.600MHz 2040Z 16JAN18

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #155 on: January 18, 2018, 1948 UTC »
Neacp/tacamo/glass flight burning mux on 338.950MHz 1916Z 18JAN18

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #156 on: January 18, 2018, 2230 UTC »
Neacp/tacamo/glass flight burning mux on 325.400MHz 2224Z 18JAN18

DTMF and dial tones as well as ssb voice traffic, likely link setup/drop/qsy ongoing.

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #157 on: January 20, 2018, 1828 UTC »
EAM over 325.400MHz, very weak sig, callsign started with R, something like Rasp Eater, 1800Z. Neacp/tacamo/glass flight burning mux on 383.550MHz 1816Z 20JAN18

Pretty sure they're sending short message fsk KG84 traffic on the orderwire pair. Don't recall fsk in use on Northstar before but they can send any mode they have the modems for, i imagine most mil modems have fsk as well as support for KG84 devices.
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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #158 on: January 22, 2018, 1728 UTC »
Neacp/tacamo/glass flight burning mux on 366.600MHz 1713Z 22JAN18

Modem traffic on one or both orderwires.

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #159 on: January 25, 2018, 1830 UTC »
AAR ongoing on 366.100MHz 1744Z 25JAN18.

Multiple pilots, emergency breakaways, disconnects, and a female pilot to boot.
No tail No.s and only one callsign noted so far.
SCORE 79, one of the calls involved in the training, resolves to;
SCORE C-130H 7th Wing, Dyess AFB, TX
SCORE various VX-20 NAS Patuxent River MD

Chatter regarding commercial pilots, both work for airlines, flying 737s. Mentioned a 737-700 with -900 wings.
Ac being refueled might be a United States Navy C-40A, the USN version of the 737.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_737#/media/File:US_Navy_100126-N-0705K-003_Naval_Air_Crewmen_2nd_Class_Nicole_Garza_and_David_Murray_and_Naval_Air_Crewman_1st_Class_David_McDermott_load_cargo_bound_for_Haiti_at_Naval_Air_Station_Jacksonville.jpg

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #160 on: January 31, 2018, 1735 UTC »
AAR ongoing on 366.100MHz 1715Z 31JAN18.

SENTRY40 78-0577 Boeing E-3A Sentry
 Squawking 5747

HAPPY51 59-1500 Boeing KC-135A-BN Stratotanker


"requirements for today; 20 to 25 fuel off the back, bunch of copilots doing precontacts, radio silent practice set, emergency sep near the end"

"One mile visual, clear astern"


Apparently SENTRY51 only has an hour for refuel training as it needs to be on orbit afterwards.

 

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #161 on: February 01, 2018, 1734 UTC »
Neacp/tacamo/glass flight burning mux on 362.250MHz 1715Z 01FEB18

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #162 on: February 02, 2018, 2007 UTC »
Neacp/tacamo/glass flight burning mux on 338.950MHz 1950Z 02FEB18

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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #163 on: February 05, 2018, 1730 UTC »
AAR ongoing on 343.250MHz 1712Z 05FEB18.

No calls noted yet.

"Tanker's coming right!"
"roger"
"left 4"
"down 3"
"down 4"
"tanker's rolling out"
"roger"
"disconnect!"
"Separate disconnect"
"Clear astern"
Tanker's coming left"
73 (tanker) is hopping back on the track"
"tanker rolling out"
"sure"
"85 (ac in training) clear to contact"
"clear to contact"

They're really beating this pilot in training up today.


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Re: UHF mil air
« Reply #164 on: February 06, 2018, 1844 UTC »
AAR ongoing on 343.250MHz 1828Z 06FEB18.

No calls noted yet.
"3"
"4"
The gas passer moves the refueling ac around in a 3-d axis as it suits him or her in feet.
"32"
"and 30"
"85 requests disconnect"
"and we're backing out 200 feet for another seat swap - female pilot"
"seat swap complete, looking for clear astern"
"clear astern!"
"stable now clear to contact"
"you're clear to contact"
"012 at about 32"
"about 2 minutes to the turn"
"clear"
"tanker's coming left"