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cheapest handheld to talk to the pilots

Post by slayer666 » 11 Nov 2013, 11:08

i want to talk to the airoplanes what sort of price for a basic radio that can transmit and recieve on the vhf airband and what sort of distance could a handportable transmit to cheers in advance

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Re: cheapest handheld to talk to the pilots

Post by pete_uk » 11 Nov 2013, 11:12

Why would you want to talk to the pilots?

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Re: cheapest handheld to talk to the pilots

Post by Glamdring » 11 Nov 2013, 11:14

What you are proposing is very illegal.
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Post by Bearcatta » 11 Nov 2013, 11:20

Glamdring wrote:What you are proposing is very illegal.
Extremely and dangerous. Stick to 446 ;)

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Re: cheapest handheld to talk to the pilots

Post by WoollyMammoth » 11 Nov 2013, 11:32

You can't/shouldn't talk on the air band unless licensed and using it for its correct use, listening in is fine.

If you want to talk to people over the radio get yourself a cb radio.

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Post by mr_h4ck3rm4n » 11 Nov 2013, 11:35

..do you have the CAA certificate of competency and valid business using airband??..

..if not be very very careful, pilots do not have ch19 or s20 and will not have casual chatter with you or me, calling an aircraft on vhf-air will cause problems and confusion,

I use airband at work and I was required to sit two exams and l still cannot just grab a radio and call up random aircraft...


Defo not the band for 1 19 a copy.

Im not trying to be negative but be careful.

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Post by MrWeetabix » 11 Nov 2013, 12:18

I smell troll........

I am pretty sure pmr446man knows this chap though.
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Post by archspoofer » 11 Nov 2013, 12:31

MrWeetabix wrote:I smell troll........

I am pretty sure pmr446man knows this chap though.
Trollier than a Troll in trollsville pushing a Trolley with a Troll in !! :lol:

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Re: cheapest handheld to talk to the pilots

Post by grahamwilman01 » 11 Nov 2013, 18:08

Definately a troll but even if he did manage to get a handheld that would transmit on am airband (most doubtful) you would have The CAA and every other criminal authority come down on you like a ton of bricks, and you would become big Cecil's wife in the nick.

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Post by marcusabacus » 11 Nov 2013, 18:21

grahamwilman01 wrote:Definately a troll but even if he did manage to get a handheld that would transmit on am airband (most doubtful) you would have The CAA and every other criminal authority come down on you like a ton of bricks, and you would become big Cecil's wife in the nick.
If they could trace you!
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Post by MrWeetabix » 11 Nov 2013, 18:50

marcusabacus wrote:
grahamwilman01 wrote:Definately a troll but even if he did manage to get a handheld that would transmit on am airband (most doubtful) you would have The CAA and every other criminal authority come down on you like a ton of bricks, and you would become big Cecil's wife in the nick.
If they could trace you!
No such thing as IF with Airband...... DFin' is part of the service most airfields provide ti pilots.
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Re: cheapest handheld to talk to the pilots

Post by marcusabacus » 11 Nov 2013, 19:12

No way of tracing people using a handheld transceiver unless they key the mic for hours...
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Post by DX-Digger » 11 Nov 2013, 19:39

But if they are talking to pilots they would be transmitting for a period long enough for triangulation
And I am sure the government would use the anti terrorism laws to their fullest capability regardless
of the person even trying to terrorise a mouse.
so good luck and happy transmitting :D
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Re: cheapest handheld to talk to the pilots

Post by marcusabacus » 11 Nov 2013, 19:42

Not a chance.... 10 sec transmit and you think they would be able to find you ....NO CHANCE
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Re: cheapest handheld to talk to the pilots

Post by thedeerhunter270 » 11 Nov 2013, 19:46

marcusabacus wrote:Not a chance.... 10 sec transmit and you think they would be able to find you ....NO CHANCE
I'm almost seeing that as a challenge...

But I won't though.
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