Airshow Radio Monitoring

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Re: Airshow Radio Monitoring

Post by SnowbirdsFanatic » Tue May 15, 2018 2:25 pm

Almost time to set up a scanner close by and stream it. Then use your cellphone to monitor the stream. Then use your bluetooth earpiece to listen to all the action! As far as anyone knows you're just on the phone listening to music! And failing that, stay off-site somewhere close by and monitor all the action in the comfort of your own lawnchair :lol:

Sometimes you have to think outside the "box".


For a list of the most up-to-date frequencies for 2018 have a look at my website post here: http://cqcq.ca/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=60
This posting is continually updated!


Cheers!

Gary
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Post by SnowbirdsFanatic » Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:38 pm

With the announcement of the RAF Red Arrows North American Tour you may wish to tune your scanners up to be able to hear the action! :D

They have been using their main frequency during practice and flight.

243.4500 MHz AM (Main comms)
242.2000 MHz AM (Alternate comms)
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Post by BigDaddyJeff » Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:37 pm

Thanks for this Gary, I may have only joined the forum today but I used a lot of this info at last year's Aero-Gatineau show. I even had a videographer record my scanner during the Snowbirds' performance to use in his video!

I'm going again this year (AG18 was my 1st airshow but I've got the bug now!) and the USAF F-35 Lightning II demo is going to be there. I've looked high and low, and can't seem to find any mention of their radio freqs. Can you (or anyone else) help me out on this? As a solo act I'm guessing he doesn't say much but I'd like to hear what I can!

Oh and thanks for confirming the Red Arrows' freqs... I'm going to their performance in Gatineau too!

Many thanks!
Jeff
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Post by Manlydistane7 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:20 am

Hi does anyone have old frequencies for the platform at the Chicago air and water show?
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Post by SnowbirdsFanatic » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:29 pm

Was just at the Abbotsford Airshow over the weekend. For anyone interested the Canadian Skyhawks Parachute Team was heard coordinating on 136.0000MHz.

I also monitored:

Team Aero Shell and Jelly Belly on 122.9250MHz
Precision Exotics and Jelly Belly on 123.4250MHz
CF-18 Hornet Demo on Tower and 333.3000MHz.

Looking forward to Oregon in a few short weeks!
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