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    I see many are VE, VA, VO, VY Ham Op's ! (Not...

    I see many are VE, VA, VO, VY Ham Op's ! (Not Suprising !) ;o)
    F-CYQL1
  2. Thread: Polar Plots..

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    That is the 'Maximum Distance' Logged by the...

    That is the 'Maximum Distance' Logged by the Polar Plot !
    VE6CPP
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    Cable Loss at 1090Mhz can be quite high unless...

    Cable Loss at 1090Mhz can be quite high unless you are using a 'good quality cable'.. LMR400, etc. Replace your co-linear with your DVB-T at that location, and see if it makes a difference..if it Rx...
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    It probably came in similar to this ! ...

    It probably came in similar to this !

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mneDbYYHfGM

    F-CYQL1
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    Sorry.. Yes ! ;o)

    Sorry.. Yes ! ;o)
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    CPA95 Inaugural Landing into CYYC

    First Ever Cathay Pacific 747 into YYC this AM.. couple videos below on YouTube.. did a FL 6000 fly by of the city..(may be due to high winds?) And typical 'Global'..missed the 'crabbing' to land at...
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    West Jet's 'First Trans Atlantic Flight'.....

    West Jet's 'First Trans Atlantic Flight'.. arriving in Dublin soon ! http://www.flightradar24.com/WJA16/3959e97
    F-CYQL1
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    Polar Air Cargo (DHL) 747 at FL 3 2000.. A bit...

    Polar Air Cargo (DHL) 747 at FL 3 2000.. A bit Hazy..but he was beneath it, and nice when early morning Sun is behind !
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    Not bad for 56x zoom..2nd pic is 'zoomed in more' !
    F-CYQL1
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    I see they are still aloft North West of me,...

    I see they are still aloft North West of me, towards the Rocky Mtns..! Here is a lil video on 'what they are trying to achieve'..
    http://www.google.com/loon/how/
    F-CYQL1
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    I spotted a 2nd one North of the one I had...

    I spotted a 2nd one North of the one I had spotted, with the HBAL189 FL#..I am sure the first one, which is still aloft South of High River, also had a FL# on Thursday when I first spotted it.....
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    Thanks Mike.. I 'signed up' to be a 'Google Loon...

    Thanks Mike.. I 'signed up' to be a 'Google Loon Pilot' (or whatever it was called on their website ! Hopefully, can find out a bit more Info ? It is still tracking West, towards my location..will...
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    Well.. 'poof..its Gone' ! I inquired with FR24...

    Well.. 'poof..its Gone' ! I inquired with FR24 Staff.. still not sure wth I was picking up "
    Thank you for contacting Flightradar24.com.

    Yes, we think this is a Google balloon. We can't be...
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    Not a Glider..but anyone have an idea of what I...

    Not a Glider..but anyone have an idea of what I have been picking up the past couple days at 65K feet and 10 - 15Kts ?
    http://www.flightradar24.com/48.88,-115.05/7
    Another had mentioned a 'Google...
  14. Thread: best antenna

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    Also, if you look at the Radiation Pattern..it...

    Also, if you look at the Radiation Pattern..it looks more 'Out than Up'..so the 'larger the antenna' (ie;more elements) the 'Less it sees up yet' ! A couple friends are using dongles and getting...
  15. Thread: best antenna

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    I inquired a while back regarding the Receivers...

    I inquired a while back regarding the Receivers Noise Floor Specs.. which I now see is '2db'..so changing the 'supplied feedline'.. It is H155 cable, 29.6 dB/100m or 9 dB/100ft and 30 feet is 2.7 dB...
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    So..with the addition of a Pre Amp Help ? Lets...

    So..with the addition of a Pre Amp Help ? Lets Experiment ! Guenter says
    "• MatLab processing of captured data
    • Cancelled:
    I do actually not believe that there is any possible
    gain from this...
  17. Thread: best antenna

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    E Mail I received from the 'FR24 Box' developer !...

    E Mail I received from the 'FR24 Box' developer ! Ham Op' (Smart Guys, eh !) Guenter, DL4MEA..
    Hello Jerry,

    Yes, I designed and developed the FR24 receiver, which is sold with just different...
  18. I observed a pair of Fed-Ex planes this AM.....

    I observed a pair of Fed-Ex planes this AM.. FDX142 also showing up as KDX142..Both are A-300's at 40K'.. Ones Reg # is N661FE..other shows N671FE ! The KDX142 was ADS-B equipped, while FDX142 showed...
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    Another 'attempt' (at poor Plane Spotting/Photos...

    Another 'attempt' (at poor Plane Spotting/Photos !)! AMS-SFO KLM281..40,000ft, 481Kts. Canon SX-220HS.. (still a newbie !) But 'outta my back yard !
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    Jerry
    F-CYQL1
  20. Looks like we will have to wait a while longer,...

    Looks like we will have to wait a while longer, before we see 'All Aircraft ADS-B equipped' in North America !
    FAA Finishes ADS-B Ground Network
    The FAA announced on Tuesday that the ADS-B network...
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    My 'First Attempt'..using the Wife's Canon SX-220...

    My 'First Attempt'..using the Wife's Canon SX-220 and 56x Zoom. I wasn't aware that you need a 'pretty steady hand' to even find the 'contrails'..let alone the 'Shutter Speed' ! A bit more...
  22. Thread: best antenna

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    I thought this was interesting ! A fellow Ham Op'...

    I thought this was interesting ! A fellow Ham Op' from VE6 who winters in Israel..From my friend 4Z4TJ / VA6TJ who uses a Dongle to Rx ADS-B at his location.
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    Notice the 'squawk code' ? It does...
  23. Has now 'popped back up' as YWG Winnipeg YVR...

    Has now 'popped back up' as
    YWG Winnipeg
    YVR Vancouver
    STD 6:10 AM CDT
    ATD 6:24 AM CDT
    STA 7:13 AM PDT
    ETA 7:11 AM PDT

    Aircraft(E190)
    Embraer EMB190-100 IGW
  24. Noticed an Air Canada flight this AM.. Aircraft...

    Noticed an Air Canada flight this AM.. Aircraft was 'Yellow'..and showed Radar as 'T-FAA1' ? I take it that was also M-LAT..it vanished from the screen shortly after !
    Jerry
    F-CYQL1
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    CNBCAfrica: App of the week: Flightradar24 ...

    CNBCAfrica: App of the week: Flightradar24
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UskOxeaVz3k
    "Congrats to the 'Entire FlightRadar24 Team" ! Management, Staff, Hardware and Software providers !
    The...
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