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- Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:29 am
- Forum: FAQs and general frequency lists
- Topic: Transport Companies
- Replies: 4
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Many transport companies use MPT trunking ~415MHz. They don't use their own frequencies and share channels. It's a bit of a challenge to listen - you'll need a trunk tracker that supports MPT trunking (rare), or a SDR TV dongle and some software to glue it all together or you could scan the band to ...
- Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:30 pm
- Forum: DFES/DBCA
- Topic: Streaming DFES scanner audio
- Replies: 209
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I've built a turnstile antenna using parts easily obtained from Bunnings (aluminium tube, PVC pipe, etc) to receive amateur radio satellites and the ISS. Not a lot of luck with the amateur radio side of things yet, but I'm getting some impressive pictures from the old NOAA analogue weather satellite...
I don't think mid-band will be going anywhere as it's useful for dual-watch, given that most simplex channels are VHF high-band. On a fireground, a sector commander to need to listen to two channels: The simplex channel the vehicles under his command are using, and the duplex channel that he uses to...
- Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:05 pm
- Forum: Amateur Radio
- Topic: News: Just launched, AO-91 will be a great bird
- Replies: 0
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AO-91 is an FM repeater satellite with a strong 2 meter downlink (receivable with a rubber duck) and an incredibly sensitive receive system on the 70 cm uplink. There are reports of people getting into the bird using a handheld inside a house. That is incredible. This will likely become another “Eas...