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Questions tagged [airband]

The portion of the VHF spectrum allocated to use in civilian aviation.

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78.5MHz AM receiver self-oscillation

Circuit appears to be working but very easily breaks into oscillation - sometimes just getting up from my desk triggers it, or while tuning, and sometimes after a few seconds with no disturbance that ...
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where to look for (live or recorded) air traffic conversations for a specific area? [closed]

I am wondering if there's any chance to get a short fragment of ATC/pilot radio exchange of any flight to/from small airport of Talkeetna (Alaska). This airport seems to be not present on liveatc.net, ...
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Programming Aviation Band on Kenwood D-710G?

I got a brand new Kenwood D-710G under the Christmas tree and have been exploring many of its functions. This one has me stumped: How do I set, let's say, Band A to a frequency of 131.550 (AM) to ...
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Improving VHF airband reception

I'm trying to receive VHF airband transmitted from a nearby airport via RTLSDR and having a hard time doing so. Obviously the stock antenna is useless in this situation. I tried building a quarter-...
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Airband Jammed on Yaesu VX-6R

I am an owner of a Yaesu VX-6R. This radio works great on amateur bands. As a glider pilot I often need to hear the frequency of the local airport. I would like to find out whether this radio is ...