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[aprssig] APRS for Aircraft?

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Fri Jun 16 09:47:40 UTC 2006

Nope not ACARS

ACARS is data links on vhf frequencies.

This is a 1090 MHz data receiver that picks up planes.

That system is called ADS-B

Andrew Rich
Amateur radio callsign VK4TEC
email: vk4tec at tech-software.net <mailto:vk4tec at tech-software.net> 
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-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Winningham [mailto:jdw at eng.uah.edu]
Sent: Thursday, 15 June 2006 10:41 AM
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS for Aircraft?

On Jun 14, 2006, at 6:32 PM, Jim DiTucci wrote:

> This sounds like it could be APRS for aircraft.
> Does anyone have experience with this product or something similar?

looks like ACARS.  Some multimode software will decode it, many ham  
rigs will receive the VHF aircraft band.  I haven't messed with it  


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