Questions tagged [airband]
The portion of the VHF spectrum allocated to use in civilian aviation.
What type of metal, length & diameter should i use to build a vertical antenna to listen to airband frequencies (118-137Mhz)?
I recently purchased RTL-SDR v3 dongle along with antenna kit. I used 60cm each length and built vertical dipole antenna with boom length of 58cm and listened to airband frequencies.The closest ...
Why is the Air Band distorted at times with SDR Sharp?
I am using SDRsharp to monitor air band with an RTL-SDR dongle. Sometimes I receive ATC voice clearly but at times it's distorted, I am using RTL AGC gain of 29dB with no tuner gain. My filter ...
Simple AM receiver with gnuradio / RTL-SDR
EDIT: I have succeeded in getting the AM receiver to work, by replacing the AM Demod block with a Complex To Mag, and a Band Pass filter (this is noted as an alternative in the AM Demod docs). ...
Wide band TX capable band-pass filter for VHF and Airband
I want to share the same antenna for VHF (TX/RX 144-148 MHz) and for Airband RX-only (116-136 MHz). I live on a very congested area where filter is a must, so I'm looking for the best solution for my ...
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 ...
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, ...
Tuning to 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 ...
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-...
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 ...