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Offline Ned1990

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« on: January 02, 2021, 03:37:02 PM »
Hi Iím new to this site, I am amateur radio user listening to anything I can find!! I live in Newcastle and recently helimed 23 and PSNI helo have been busy in the area with mountain rescue

Does anyone have the freq these aircraft might be working on?

Also any other freq that may work in my area would be much appreciated thanks

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Re: New to here
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2021, 11:56:46 AM »
Hi Ned, and welcome to the site. I've just moved the site to a new server and some of the guys are having issues accessing the site. Once it's sorted I'm sure someone will be able to answer your questions.

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Re: New to here
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2021, 07:51:17 PM »
Hi Ned,

Both the AANI and the PSNI helicopters use their respective TETRA systems to communicate with colleagues on the ground, this is not receivable by third party equipment.

The aircraft communicate with Air Traffic Control on the usual local frequencies as and when required near airports, they tend to operate below controlled altitudes elsewhere so contact will be minimal?

I am not aware of either carrying the marine band capability that a rescue helicopter would use to communicate with coastguard ground personnel or mountain rescue personnel so unsure if there is any opportunity there?