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Offline jsoergel

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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 Iím able to listen in real time.

Jared
Cincinnati, OH

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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