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Forum Guidelines
New members should read these posts and the Forum Rules.

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Last post: March 10, 2017, 04:07:52 PM Re: Welcome to the Radar... by EA7LW

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Important forum news here.

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Welcome to Radarspotting.com
Make a post and introduce yourself

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Last post: July 04, 2024, 07:34:02 PM Re: Newbie by KCT_99

Mode-S Receivers

Choosing a Mode-S Receiver
Summary of Available Receivers, Prices and Website Links

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Topics: 20

Last post: October 12, 2023, 09:25:19 AM Re: Best Traveling Aeria... by crewtags

Kinetic's SBS-1
SBS-1 Discussion

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Topics: 251

Last post: July 06, 2024, 03:21:30 PM Re: SBS-1 diminshed rang... by KCT_99

Kinetic's SBS-3
SBS-3 Discussion

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Topics: 191

Last post: May 27, 2024, 12:02:53 PM Re: Virtual Radar Server... by ratchet

Kinetic's Puck
Kinetic's Portable Receivers

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Topics: 33

Last post: September 22, 2023, 09:58:51 AM Re: Used Puck 1090 by aviaction

FlightAware's Pro Stick
Discussion Board for FlightAware's Pro Stick DVB-T SDR "Dongle"

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Topics: 26

Last post: October 12, 2023, 11:49:54 AM Re: Pro Stick on Mac M1 ... by crewtags

Flightradar24 Radarcape
Flightradar24's Self-Contained Receiver

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Topics: 13

Last post: May 30, 2022, 03:58:39 PM Re: Radarview by Anmer

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Topics: 64

Last post: February 28, 2024, 07:51:46 AM Re: Radarcape license As... by Anmer

AirNav Systems FlightStick
AirNav's Flightstick SDR

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Topics: 4

Last post: August 11, 2023, 04:21:54 PM Re: Testing AirNav Syste... by Clubba

The Beast
Beast Discussion

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Topics: 16

Last post: February 05, 2023, 10:09:41 PM Re: Mode-S Beast Flighta... by Liveatc

MicroADSB
MicroADSB Discussion

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Topics: 17

Last post: August 22, 2016, 08:47:03 PM Re: Microadsb and Window... by IanH

GNS 5890
USB Mode-S Receiver

Posts: 160
Topics: 14

Last post: July 12, 2020, 11:36:58 AM Re: GNS5890 icao24plus by mezoo

Other Mode-S Receivers
New and Other Mode-S Receivers

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Topics: 23

Last post: April 16, 2024, 03:03:46 PM Re: Original ADSBexchang... by Anmer

DVB-T Dongles and Self-Assembly Receivers
Low-cost home made or self-assembled receivers, including DVB-T Dongles

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Topics: 89

Last post: May 26, 2024, 12:27:14 PM Re: Problem with dump109... by Clubba

Mode-S Software

Basestation
Basestation Discussion

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Topics: 231

Last post: June 28, 2024, 12:54:55 PM Re: Basestation and Wizz... by Barry Wilde

ADU Software
A aircraft database subscription utility.

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Last post: June 29, 2024, 03:10:44 PM Re: ADU SBS Utility by Anmer

ModeSMixer & ModeSDeco
Sergsero's ModeSMixer and ModeSDeco

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Topics: 85

Last post: May 29, 2024, 05:19:26 PM Re: ModeSDeco2- Map Quit... by Triple7

RadarBox
RadarBox Discussion

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PlanePlotter
PlanePlotter Discussion

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adsbScope
Post questions or offer advice for adsbScope

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Last post: November 19, 2021, 09:21:09 PM Re: adsbsharp by deedaa1950

Active Display
Active Display and AD Lite Discussion

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Last post: March 11, 2024, 06:22:32 PM Re: Active Display has s... by Anmer

Flight Display
Flight Display Discussion

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Topics: 27

Last post: March 09, 2020, 08:19:25 PM Re: Unable to launch FD by Graham Bell

Virtual Radar Server
Virtual Radar Server

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Last post: July 10, 2024, 12:14:56 PM Re: OpenAIP Question by AUSTEO

Smart Phone Apps
Post you smart phone app comments here - iPhone, iPad, Android etc.

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Topics: 7

Last post: May 16, 2016, 09:50:45 AM Re: Not quite an Android... by IanH

Common Interest
Software that can be used with more than receiver.

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Topics: 64

Last post: May 27, 2024, 08:09:37 AM Re: SQLite Expert Profes... by Magic440

Other Software

ACARS
ACARS Discussion

Posts: 111
Topics: 23

Last post: February 28, 2024, 08:59:21 PM Re: ACARSD by markwolfe0404

AcarsDeco2
Sergsero's AcarsDeco2

Posts: 244
Topics: 12

Last post: May 09, 2022, 09:16:12 PM Re: AcarsDeco2 Developme... by IanH

Aircraft Tracking Websites & Apps
Comments and questions about the aircraft tracking websites and apps, such as FlightRadar24, PlaneFinder and RadarBox24 etc.

Posts: 967
Topics: 95

Last post: April 21, 2024, 10:19:28 AM Re: PP2TCP by Anmer

CPDL Data Link Services
Controller–pilot data link communications (CPDLC), also referred to as controller pilot data link (CPDL), is a method by which air traffic controllers can communicate with pilots over a datalink system.

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Topics: 2

Last post: April 15, 2018, 11:51:39 AM Re: CPDLC in UK Airspace by szpajder

Operator Logos & Silhouettes - Register to Download Files

Gallery and Logo Zip Files
Using the Logo Gallery and Zip Files.

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Topics: 2

Last post: September 11, 2023, 08:12:09 PM Re: Logo Gallery not sho... by Anmer

Logo Requests
Post your requests here. Maximum of five at a time.

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Last post: July 12, 2024, 02:51:28 PM Re: New Logos please by bonkers

Hex Codes and Registrations

Civilian Aircraft
Post your civilian aircraft queries and tie-ups here.

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Topics: 322

Last post: January 15, 2023, 08:56:56 PM Re: T7-PYR ADSB 5002bd by gonzalu

Military Aircraft
Post your military aircraft queries and tie-ups here.

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Topics: 117

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Brand New Hexcodes
If you pickup a new hex code, not yet recorded in the usual databases, let us know.  Please include the hex code and the aircraft type and registration.

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Topics: 9

Last post: August 11, 2023, 01:49:55 PM Re: The Latest list out by Anmer

Miscodes
If an aircraft is transmitting an incorrect hex code, please let us know.  Include the aircraft type and registration and the correct hex code, if known.

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Topics: 11

Last post: March 06, 2023, 11:46:46 AM Re: AE61FB by Ospreyv22

Miscellaneous

Covid-19 and all that..
Share you ideas and plans to keep busy during the current pandemic

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Topics: 3

Last post: August 02, 2023, 03:54:07 PM Re: Test Ignore All Boar... by Anmer

Heads Up
Post alerts here.

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Last post: August 17, 2023, 04:14:51 PM Red Arrows-Eastbourne 20... by Graham Bell

Aviation News
Aviation related news.

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Topics: 2,551

Last post: July 12, 2024, 08:38:45 AM Re: Passenger Jet's Tire... by SoCal Mac

Buy and Sell
If you're looking to buy or sell something, post here.  Please update when sold.

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Other Topics
A collection of other topics

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