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'''This is the RadioReference.com Open Reference Source, the Radio Communications Resource that any RadioReference user can edit. Please feel free to share your knowledge by contributing information'''.
== Welcome ==
 
This is the RadioReference.com Open Reference Source. Please feel free to share your knowledge by contributing information. We currently have''' {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} articles''' in this wiki.
 
 
 
If you are new to this site or scanning in general, please see the following:
 
* [[Scanning 101]] - This article will answer some of the most common questions asked by newcomers, and show you where to find more information.
 
* [[:Category:FAQ|RR FAQ]] - Frequently Asked Questions on using the wiki and radio-related topics
 
* [http://wiki.org/wiki.cgi?WhatIsWiki What is a Wiki?]
 
* [[New Article Guidelines|How to enter a new article into the RR Wiki]]
 
* Editing and Commands
 
** [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Contents MediaWiki contents article]
 
** [[Quick guide to editing pages|Quick Summary of commands]] 
 
** [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Reference_card Quick Reference Card]
 
 
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== Forum Specific Topics ==
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* [[:Category:Aircraft Monitoring|Aircraft]] - Listen to aircraft; from your local towers to aircraft in flight around the world.
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==Gateways==
* [[:Category:Antennas|Antennas]] - The most important part of your station.
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* [[RadioReference Services]] What services does RadioReference provide to its members? More about [http://www.radioreference.com/apps/subscription/ subscriptions], [[RadioReference.com Web Service|the web service]], Application Program Interface ([[API]]) and [[Live Audio]] services. Links to policies and procedures followed on this site can be found here.
* [[:Category:US Federal Government|Federal]] - One of the most popular - and hard to document - areas to monitor
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* [[Collaboration Gateway|Collaboration]] Our location-based gateway. If you are looking for 10 codes, Fire tone outs, or any other information not present in the database, start here
* [[:Category:HF Topics|HF]]- Hearing broadcasts from around the world; receiver reviews, antennas and more
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* '''Below 30 MHz''' Covers topics for listening below 30 MHz
* [http://www.radioreference.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=101 Installations]
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** [[LW/MW Gateway]] - for LW and MW topics
* [[Marine VHF Channels|Marine]]
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** [[HF|HF Gateway]] - Covers the various services and what can be heard in this range
* [[:Category:Milcom|Milcom]] - Lots of information on monitoring the military
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* [[Scanners and Scanning]] Articles detailing today’s hottest scanners (and some of those in the past, too) along with relevant links and reviews are found here
* [[Railroad]]
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* [[Equipment and Software]] A scanner is only a part of the picture. Articles on scanner antennas, software, power sources, and more are linked here  
* [http://www.radioreference.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=92 Shack Photos]
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* [[Special Topics]] If you are ready to move beyond hearing the standard police and fire transmissions, this gateway will give you some hints and ideas.
* [[:Category:Software Applications|Software]] - Logging, Recording, and control applications
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** [[Major Events and Disasters]] Frequencies, talkgroups, channel assignments along with general information about significant rescue missions and disaster mitigation efforts.
* [http://www.radioreference.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=112 Severe Weather/Storm Chasing]
 
* [[DXing Above 30 Mhz]]
 
* [[SATCOM]] - Military, Amateur satellites - along with hearing - and maybe working - the International Space Station
 
* [[:Category:Online Radios|Online Radios]] Online Scanners, Receivers and Amateur radio sites on the net
 
* [[:Category:Radio Models|Manufacturers/Distributors]] Scanner and Receiver Manufacturers/Distributors
 
** [[Radio Shack Scanners]]
 
** [[GRE Radios]]
 
** [[Uniden Scanners]]
 
** [[AOR Radios]]
 
** [[Icom Radios]]
 
** [[Alinco Radios]]
 
** [[Yaesu Radios]]
 
** [[Yupiteru Radios]]
 
* [[Trunking]] Numerous links to articles on the basics, FAQs, system types and terminology are stored here
 
* [[Trunked Radio Decoders]] DOS and Windows utilities for examining the data streams used in Control Channels of trunked radio systems
 
* [[:Category:eBay|Radios on eBay]] - Find a used or new scanner or receiver on eBay
 
 
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==Location Specific Info==
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==Popular Articles==
Frequency and other pages built by our members
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*[[APCO Project 25]]
* See our new [[Collaboration Gateway]] for all United States and Canadian content {{color|red|NEW}} 
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*[[Becoming a Feed Provider]]
* [[Foreign Scanning Websites]] Add all non-US scanning related websites and articles here.
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*[[DXing Above 30 Mhz]]
; Related information
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*[[Expanded APCO 10 Codes]]
* [http://www.afn.org/~afn09444/scanlaws/index.html Scanner Laws] If you have questions about the legal aspects of scanning, this site is the one to check first.
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*[[FRS/GMRS combined channel chart]]
* [[RR Wiki Extensions]] - are a set of custom tags that can be used on the Wiki.
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*[[GRE Scanners]]
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*[[Homebrewed Off-Center Fed Dipole]]
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*[[Incident Page Network]]
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*[[Live Audio]]
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*[[Marine VHF Channels]]
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*[[Radio Control Software]]
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*[[RadioReference.com Web Service]]
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*[[Radio Shack Scanners]]
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*[[Railroad]]
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*[[Trunked Radio Decoders]]
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*[[Trunked Radio Systems]]
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*[[Uniden Scanners]]
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*[[Whistler Scanners]]
 
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==Antennas and Accessories==
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==Editing and Commands==
Anything from mounts, stands, battery packs and more
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* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Contents Language Ref website]
* [[Scanner Antennas]]
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* [[Quick guide to editing pages]]
* [[Data Slicers]] also known as level interfaces
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* [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Reference_card Quick Ref Card]
* [[Milcom_Receiving_Equipment#Filters|Filters]]
 
* [[Powering Your Scanner]]
 
* [[Milcom_Receiving_Equipment#Preamps.2FSplitters|Preamps, Drop Amps and Splitters]]
 
* [[Scanner Accessories]]
 
 
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== RR Admin and Special Services  ==
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==Links for Newcomers==
* [http://www.radioreference.com/apps/subscription Subscription] Services and additional features available to paid subscribers
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If you're just starting out, these links are recommended reading:
* [[RadioReference.com Web Service]] is a SOAP interface to all of the information in the RR Database. See this link for more details.
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*[[Scanning 101]]
* RadioReference [[API]] - Display RadioReference data on your own Web pages
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*[[Trunking Basics]]
* [[RR CD Apr2009]] - Data from RR is now available to you even if you are offline.
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*[[Scanning Q&A]]
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*[[:Category:RR Glossary|Glossary]]
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*[[Scanner Programming FAQ]]
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*[[:Category:Programming FAQs and Tips|Programming FAQs and Tips]]
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*[[Connecting scanners via USB]] 
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*[[Common Conventional Programming Questions]]
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*[[Common Trunking Programming Questions]]
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*[[Electronics Learning Resources]]
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*[[RadioReference.com Web Service]]
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==Help!==
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*[[Account Help]]
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*[[Database Help]]
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*[[Forums Help]]
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*[[Live Audio Help]]
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*[[Policy Help]]
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*[[RRCDROM Help]]
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*[[Radio Programming Help]]
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==Popular Topics==
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*[[ARC500 User Guide]]
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*[[FreeScan User Guide]]
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*[[Getting Started with Win500]]
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*[[GRE/RS Object Oriented Scanners FAQ]]
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*[[HF Antennas]]
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*[[HF Digital Decoding]]
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*[[Improving HF Reception]]
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*[[Live Tunable Receivers]]
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*[[Loops]]
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*[[Programming Your GRE Scanner]]
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*[[Programming Your Radio Shack Scanner]]
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*[[Programming Your Uniden Scanner]]
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*[[:Category:Receiver Reviews|Receiver Reviews]]
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*[[:Category:Reviews|Scanner and Wideband Receiver Reviews]]
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*[[Scanner Antennas]]
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*[[Sentinel User's Guide]]
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*[[Software Defined Radios]]
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*[[Uniden DMA FAQ]]
 
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==Scanners, Receivers and Professional Radios==
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==Wiki Statistics==
; Scanner Types
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* [[:Category:Trunking_Scanners|Trunktrackers]]
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**[[:Category:Analog Trunktrackers|Analog Trunktrackers]]
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**[[:Category:Digital Scanners|Digital Trunktrackers]]
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* Number of Users: '''{{NUMBEROFUSERS}}'''
* [[:Category:Conventional Scanners|Conventional Scanners]]
 
* [[:Category:Handheld Scanners|Handhelds]]
 
* [[:Category:Mobile Scanners|Mobile Scanners]]
 
* [[:Category:Reviews|Reviews]] Reviews of various scanners submitted by our members
 
; Receivers
 
* [[:Category:Handheld Receivers|Handheld Receivers]]
 
* [[:Category:Mobile Receivers|Mobile Receivers]]
 
* [[:Category:Desktop Receivers|Desktop Receivers]]
 
* [[:Category:PC Receivers|PC Based Receivers]]
 
* [[:Category:Receiver Reviews|Receiver Reviews]] Reviews of various receivers submitted by our members
 
; [[:Category:Professional Radios|Professional Radios]]
 
* [[Motorola Radios]]
 
* [[M/A-COM Radios]]
 
* [[Kenwood Radios]]
 
* [[Vertex Radios]]
 
 
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==Special Topics==
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* [[ACARS]] - '''A'''ircraft '''C'''ommunications '''A'''ddressing and '''R'''eporting '''S'''ystem; hints and software.
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[[Category:Gateways]]
* [[ALE]] - also known as [[MIL-STD 188-141A]], it's in heavy use by the military and diplomatic services and even hams
 
* [[:Category:Amateur Radio Gear|Amateur Radio Gear]] - Often now has widebanded receive sections; useful as a backup scanner in some places
 
* [[:Category:US and Canadian Common Frequencies|Common Frequencies]] in use across the US and Canada can be found here.
 
* [[Connecting Radios to Soundcards]] How to set up Windows to accept audio via a soundcard - for various decoding and manipulation applications
 
* [[:Category:Digital Voice|Digital Voice descriptions]] Different digital voice encoding and descriptions
 
* [[:Category:DMA Radios Hints and Kinks|DMA Radios Hints and Kinks]] - Hints and fixes for the new Uniden [[DMA]] Radios
 
* [[:Category:Encryption|Encryption]] Methods and descriptions
 
* [[:Category:Modifications|Modifications]] - Always a popular topic; add functions to your scanner or receiver
 
* [[:Category:Natural Events and Disasters|Natural Events and Disasters]] - Topics on monitoring public safety and other communications during natural disasters and other natural events. (Skip and Tropo '''NOT''' included.)
 
* [[:Category:Object Oriented Scanners|Object Oriented Scanners]] - Articles on the new scanners from GRE and RS
 
* [[:Category:Personal Radio Services|Personal Radio Services]] - GMRS, FRS, etc.
 
* [[:Category:Programming FAQs and Tips|Programming FAQs and Tips]] - Helpful tips, FAQs and shortcuts for programming your scanner
 
* [[:Category:Propagation Links|Propagation]] - Radio and TV signals can travel further than just line of sight. To understand how, take a look here
 
* [[Rebanding]] A detailed article on the reallocation of services within the 800 Mhz spectrum, and the major effect it will have on trunktracking scanners.
 
* [[:Category:RR Glossary|RR Glossary]] - An index of terminology often used on RR
 
* [[:Category:Sports Events and Organizations|Sports]] Frequencies
 
* [[SWL Broadcast]] You want to hear what other overseas broadcasters say about us? Start here
 
* [[Utility Monitoring]] There's lots more on HF besides hams, CB and broadcasters
 
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Latest revision as of 15:48, 25 November 2018

The RadioReference.com Wiki Reference

This is the RadioReference.com Open Reference Source, the Radio Communications Resource that any RadioReference user can edit. Please feel free to share your knowledge by contributing information.


Gateways

  • RadioReference Services What services does RadioReference provide to its members? More about subscriptions, the web service, Application Program Interface (API) and Live Audio services. Links to policies and procedures followed on this site can be found here.
  • Collaboration Our location-based gateway. If you are looking for 10 codes, Fire tone outs, or any other information not present in the database, start here
  • Below 30 MHz Covers topics for listening below 30 MHz
  • Scanners and Scanning Articles detailing today’s hottest scanners (and some of those in the past, too) along with relevant links and reviews are found here
  • Equipment and Software A scanner is only a part of the picture. Articles on scanner antennas, software, power sources, and more are linked here
  • Special Topics If you are ready to move beyond hearing the standard police and fire transmissions, this gateway will give you some hints and ideas.
    • Major Events and Disasters Frequencies, talkgroups, channel assignments along with general information about significant rescue missions and disaster mitigation efforts.






Wiki Statistics

  • Version Number: 1.33.0
  • Number of Articles: 10,256
  • Number of Files: 3,083
  • Number of Users: 64,567