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==The RadioReference.com Wiki Reference==
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'''This is the RadioReference.com Open Reference Source, the Scanning Resource that any RadioReference user can edit. Please feel free to share your knowledge by contributing information'''. 
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== Welcome ==
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==Gateways==
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.
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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.
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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
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* '''Below 30 Mhz''' Covers topics for listening below 30 mhz
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** [[LW/MW Gateway]] - for LW and MW topics
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** [[HF|HF Gateway]] - Covers the various services and what can be heard in this range
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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
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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
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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.
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If you are new to this site or scanning in general, please see the following:
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* [[Scanning 101]] - This article will answer some of the most common questions asked by newcomers, and show you where to find more information.
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==Popular Articles== 
* [[:Category:FAQ|RR FAQ]] - Frequently Asked Questions on using the wiki and radio-related topics
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*[[Trunked Radio Systems|Trunking]]
* [http://wiki.org/wiki.cgi?WhatIsWiki What is a Wiki?]  
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*[[Radio Shack Scanners]]
* [[New Article Guidelines|How to enter a new article into the RR Wiki]]  
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*[[Scanner Antennas]]
* Editing and Commands
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*[[Uniden Scanners]]
** [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Contents MediaWiki contents article]
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*[[Radio Control Software]] 
** [[Quick guide to editing pages|Quick Summary of commands]]  
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*[[VHF/UHF Military Monitoring]] 
** [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Reference_card Quick Reference Card]
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*[[BCD996T]]
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*[[Rebanding]] 
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*[[RadioReference.com Web Service]]
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*[[Trunked Radio Decoders]]
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*[[BCD396T]]  
 
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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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==Wiki Statistics==
* [[:Category:Antennas|Antennas]] - The most important part of your station.
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* Version Number: '''{{CURRENTVERSION}}'''
* [[:Category:US Federal Government|Federal]] - One of the most popular - and hard to document - areas to monitor
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* Number of Articles: '''{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}'''
* [[LW/MW Gateway]] - Covers transmissions from 530khz and down {{color|red|NEW}}
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* Number of Files: '''{{NUMBEROFFILES}}'''
* [[:Category:HF Topics|HF]]- Hearing broadcasts from around the world; receiver reviews, antennas and more
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* Number of Users: '''{{NUMBEROFUSERS}}'''
* [http://www.radioreference.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=101 Installations]
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==Editing and Commands==
* [[Marine VHF Channels|Marine]]
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* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Contents Language Ref website]
* [[:Category:Milcom|Milcom]] - Lots of information on monitoring the military
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* [[Quick guide to editing pages]]
* [[Railroad]]
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* [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Reference_card Quick Ref Card]
* [http://www.radioreference.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=92 Shack Photos]
 
* [[:Category:Software Applications|Software]] - Logging, Recording, and control applications
 
* [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==
 
Frequency and other pages built by our members
 
* See our new [[Collaboration Gateway]] for all United States and Canadian content   
 
* [[Foreign Scanning Websites]] Add all non-US scanning related websites and articles here.
 
; Related information
 
* [[Scanner Laws]] If you have questions about the legal aspects of scanning, read this.
 
* [[RR Wiki Extensions]] - are a set of custom tags that can be used on the Wiki.
 
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==Antennas and Accessories==
 
Anything from mounts, stands, battery packs and more
 
* [[Scanner Antennas]]
 
* [[Data Slicers]] also known as level interfaces
 
* [[Milcom_Receiving_Equipment#Filters|Filters]]
 
* [[Powering Your Scanner]]
 
* [[Milcom_Receiving_Equipment#Preamps.2FSplitters|Preamps, Drop Amps and Splitters]]
 
* [[Scanner Accessories]]
 
 
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==Links for Newcomers==
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If you're just starting out, these links are recommended reading:
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*[[Scanning 101]]
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*[[Scanning Q&A]]
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*[[:Category:RR Glossary|Glossary]]
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*[[Common Conventional Programming Questions]]
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*[[Common Trunking Programming Questions]]
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*[[Connecting scanners via USB]] 
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*[[:Category:Programming FAQs and Tips|Programming FAQs and Tips]]
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*[[Scanner Programming FAQ]]
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*[[Trunking Basics]]
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== RR Admin and Special Services  ==
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==Popular Topics==
* [http://www.radioreference.com/apps/subscription Subscription] Services and additional features available to paid subscribers
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*[[Popular Software for GRE Scanners]]
* [[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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*[[Popular Software for RS/Uniden Scanners]]
* RadioReference [[API]] - Display RadioReference data on your own Web pages
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*[[Uniden DMA FAQ]]
* [[RR CD Apr2009]] - Data from RR is now available to you even if you are offline.
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*[[GRE/RS Object Oriented Scanners FAQ]]
* [[Live Audio]] - RR hosts 1500 different feeds; learn about them here {{color|red|NEW}}
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*[[:Category:Digital Scanners|Digital Trunktrackers]]
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*[[:Category:Analog Trunktrackers|Analog Trunktrackers]]
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*[[:Category:Rebanding Supported Scanners|Scanners that support rebanding]]
==Scanners, Receivers and Professional Radios==
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*[[:Category:Receiver Reviews|Receiver Reviews]]
; Scanner Types
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*[[:Category:Reviews|Scanner and Wideband Receiver Reviews]]
* [[:Category:Trunking_Scanners|Trunktrackers]]
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*[[IC-R75]]
**[[:Category:Analog Trunktrackers|Analog Trunktrackers]]
 
**[[:Category:Digital Scanners|Digital Trunktrackers]]
 
* [[: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==
 
* [[ACARS]] - '''A'''ircraft '''C'''ommunications '''A'''ddressing and '''R'''eporting '''S'''ystem; hints and software.
 
* [[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:Special Events|Special Events]] - Document air shows, fairs, music festivals - if it uses radios, put the frequencies here.
 
* [[: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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Revision as of 04:44, 12 January 2010

The RadioReference.com Wiki Reference

This is the RadioReference.com Open Reference Source, the Scanning 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.

Wiki Statistics

  • Version Number: 1.33.0
  • Number of Articles: 10,256
  • Number of Files: 3,083
  • Number of Users: 64,568

Editing and Commands