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    Yes I also avoid VTBD/DMK like the plague, its a...

    Yes I also avoid VTBD/DMK like the plague, its a very unattractive place when its gets crowded...whether its in the air or in the terminal. I like your local airport...VT Bar Fine
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    Looking at the past 36 hours of met reports, the...

    Looking at the past 36 hours of met reports, the only thing of note is a few periods of thunderstorms.
    https://www.aviationweather.gov/metar/data?ids=VTBD&format=raw&hours=36&taf=off&layout=on
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    Your sample must be rather small, plenty of...

    Your sample must be rather small, plenty of flights I have seen are operating OK. It could well be an issue with the staff gaining familiarity with a new type.The very long haul Qantas B787 flight...
  4. Thread: Better Range.

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    The first basic check I'd make is to see what the...

    The first basic check I'd make is to see what the range is without the amplifier. That will help determine what to do next.
  5. No problems here with similar set up to yours....

    No problems here with similar set up to yours. Maybe start with a refresh of the page in Firefox (CTL + F5)
  6. I remember giving away a Panasonic plasma TV that...

    I remember giving away a Panasonic plasma TV that screwed up reception from 200KHz upwards, all down to the switched mode supply.
  7. Does this use an external power supply? Perhaps...

    Does this use an external power supply? Perhaps it is the PSU that is generating RFI rather than the receiver itself?
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    I have a multi-band doublet antenna located...

    I have a multi-band doublet antenna located within approx 2 metres of my ADS-B antenna and there has been no indication of problems. My transmissions are mainly digital and up to 50 W pep. Local...
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    With many years in the radio hobby, the only...

    With many years in the radio hobby, the only gutter mounts I've come across are for cars. Guttering such as you show is quite flimsy and not designed for those types of loads. One option would be a...
  10. I'm aware of the history, but set up a feed with...

    I'm aware of the history, but set up a feed with them out of curiosity. No problems at all, my status was elevated promptly.
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    Although its probably not something to encourage,...

    Although its probably not something to encourage, plus it is probably illegal in some countries if you don't have an amateur licence, there are lots of ham radios around on ebay that will cover what...
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    Any SDR dongle will receive the aeronautical...

    Any SDR dongle will receive the aeronautical bands (but avoid those that are designed or modified for ADS-B reception) and there is free software available. I believe some software will scan a...
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    Or constantly inconsistent? Currently its...

    Or constantly inconsistent? Currently its happening to me almost every time I look at the stats page.
  14. From the patterns and the locations I'd suggest a...

    From the patterns and the locations I'd suggest a hi-res photographic flight. Various authorities keep their land use mapping up to date this way. As Oblivian writes, the operator offers a broad...
  15. Thread: Spammers Ways

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    Some years ago I tried blocking ranges of IP...

    Some years ago I tried blocking ranges of IP numbers, it wasn't hard to work out where most of the spam posters would appear from, but eventually that didn't work.
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    I've also had a look at your flight on the 22nd...

    I've also had a look at your flight on the 22nd on the Planefinder site. On the leg tracking NW towards Bremen your speed at 4000' is 137 and down at 3000' it drops to 124. those speeds are very...
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    If you are experiencing the same as I did, the...

    If you are experiencing the same as I did, the filtering basically increased until I was uploading practically nothing. A restart restored the feed, but then the same thing would happen some time...
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    Good luck!

    Good luck!
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    I found similar problems with this old Linux...

    I found similar problems with this old Linux client, there are obviously problems with it, including your issue and the over-reporting of hits. This has already come up in threads. Adding the http...
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    I've just looked at two of your flights, the...

    I've just looked at two of your flights, the second one to make sure it wasn't possibly the same ground station reporting in error. Both have very erratic groundspeeds as you have already said. I...
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    I just knew that there were at least a couple of...

    I just knew that there were at least a couple of people that couldn't resist posting :-)
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    You can use Google to search a specific site and...

    You can use Google to search a specific site and it works very well. I forget the syntax at the moment, you'll have to Google it :-)
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    As far as I know, currently active sub 1GHz 3G/4G...

    As far as I know, currently active sub 1GHz 3G/4G bands in Australia are still:
    850MHz – Telstra, Vodaphone
    900MHz – Optus, Vodafone
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    If it gives you some idea of your coverage, my...

    If it gives you some idea of your coverage, my system is reporting a total of 12 aircraft in the whole Perth area of which there are barely a half dozen Mode S aircraft flying at the moment.
  25. Thread: LNA Issue

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    To give a practical example. The Flightaware...

    To give a practical example. The Flightaware stick that I used to use had both an amplifier and a filter built in, but if I didn't add in a SAW band-pass filter I received only aircraft that were...
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