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    Hi The 'Robinson' was probably transmitting an...

    Hi
    The 'Robinson' was probably transmitting an incorrect hex code, and was in reality another registration and type.
    ASPH
    You did well to hear a jet at 41,000k feet. !

    Have fun
    Terry
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    Wot no Cable ties Tie wraps Zip ties ?...

    Wot no
    Cable ties
    Tie wraps
    Zip ties ?
    Best invention since the hammer.
    Have fun
    Terry
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    Hi If you think the strands are not closely...

    Hi
    If you think the strands are not closely enough woven, you could put one end of the wire in a vice, turn the other with an electric drill. This should 'stiffen' the wire, and increase the copper...
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    Hi abcd567 Even with a pipe bending tool, I very...

    Hi abcd567
    Even with a pipe bending tool, I very much doubt you would have got bends as tight as you needed. Once past about 90degrees the tube tends to collapse, and I seriously doubt a 6mm 180...
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    Hi abcd567 I went to the model shop today for...

    Hi abcd567
    I went to the model shop today for the 3mm copper rod, got brass, and guess where it comes from ?
    K & S Precision Metals, Chicago. I see you are 'just the other side of the lake' from...
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    Hi Peter Sorry for the slow reply had to go to a...

    Hi Peter
    Sorry for the slow reply had to go to a funeral.
    Can't find anything in the SBS manual to tell me the impedence. (Kinetic SBS 1e)

    abcd567
    If your 3/4 " is not a typo, that is probably...
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    Hi Peter I can get brass rod & tube from a...

    Hi Peter
    I can get brass rod & tube from a nearby hardware/model shop, it's obviously sold for OO model railway use, but I suspect it may be too thin for use as an antenna (I have 2 mm rod & 2.3 mm...
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    Hi If you are going to 'clip' the cable ties,...

    Hi
    If you are going to 'clip' the cable ties, cut them off flush at the lock with a craft knife, side-cutters leave a small, but exceedingly sharp, stub against which it is painful to bump your...
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    Hi You MAY be able to get long thick copper rods...

    Hi
    You MAY be able to get long thick copper rods 'earthing rods' from your builders supply store. I don't know what size they are as it's many years since I bought one, but one of them may do the...
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    As the FAA say this registration is not allocated...

    As the FAA say this registration is not allocated and the corresponding hex code A5900C doesn't appear to be allocated either (just extrapolated from the sequence, presumably how FR24 got it), I...
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    Hi Just to expand a little on ppgstf's post....

    Hi
    Just to expand a little on ppgstf's post. This is one of 4 MEA Airbus's that have been re-registered in San Marino.
    It was F OMRC, and in MEA's fleet as such, before re-registration. F ORMA/B/C...
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    Hi I'll be discrete & say I think you will find...

    Hi
    I'll be discrete & say I think you will find it is secret squirrel stuff.
    There used to be 2 Islanders from Northolt up to 10kft and circle all day.
    It appears they have been...
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    Hi Planecrazy Thee FAA website says that...

    Hi Planecrazy
    Thee FAA website says that registration is not allocated, have you looked at 'similars'
    Sorry
    have fun
    Terry
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    Hi Rich Thank you very much for your interest...

    Hi Rich
    Thank you very much for your interest but....I have had a look and decided it was not for me.
    As stated I have been spotting for many years (and consequently am a crotchety old man) and...
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    Hi SWM I have been spotting a good number of...

    Hi SWM
    I have been spotting a good number of years and my logs are in an Excel spreadsheet, column headings are..

    PREFIX / REG / EX REG / CON NO / MAKER / TYPE / DATE SEEN / WHERE / HEX CODE /...
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    Hi I have seen several similar Airbus flights,...

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    I have seen several similar Airbus flights, mainly from Toulouse for far eastern carriers, and it 'appears' the aircraft need to enter British airspace to comply with the lease agreements. Sorry...
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