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Originally posted by mirageofdeceit
Amateur radio enthusiasts are likely to hear it as they usually have scanners, and/or wide band RECEIVERS, too, as they are generally interested in anything radio. TRANSMITTING is not the same thing, and unless you have an illegal radio, even if a transceiver was capable of picking up anything between 1kHz and 3GHz, it would not let you transmit on all those frequencies.
Originally posted by thedigirati
Communications between ground control and an aircraft wing and a wing man I believe are all on different frequencies, that way you can talk to your wingman and still hear the tactical situation, Cross chatter plane to plane is not the same as chatter to ground stations.
If everyone was using the same frequencies it would be nothing but chaos
Originally posted by shots
Just a couple of observations here.
Originally posted by PW229
What!? You mean it wasn't two guys on Skype? Are you telling me that the "years" of experience Shots has with this type of comms could be *gulp* wrong?
Originally posted by Sky watcher
Anything near the U.S. air base over there would get intercepted by F-15s they can out run anything in the British air force and its the worlds best interceptor except for the new Raptor. Yes the Ham guys do have air force tower frequencies and there are some huge Ham sites in England.