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Radio Specifications Updated Item!(October 12, 2009)
Find commonly required information and specifications regarding military radio sets.   (Includes such items as AN/PRC-25 & PRC-77, AN/PRC-66, AN/PRC-68 & PRC-126, AN/PRC-343, PRC-515, AN/PRC-521, RT-524, URC-100 series and more.)

Portions of this section is currently being updated to include user operational tips and does and don'ts as supplied by various sources.

Radio Accessories Updated Item! (August 05, 2001)
Find commonly required information and specifications about military microphones, handsets, speakers and associated connectors.  Now includes schematic diagrams plus wiring and pin-out information.

Army-Navy Equipment Code Guide Updated Item! (April 30, 2000)
A practical guide to the JETDS equipment designator codes. (AN/xxx-###)

Military Two-Letter Equipment Code Guide New Item! (April 30, 2000)
A practical guide to the military two-letter equipment designator codes.

Military X-Codes (March 29, 1997)
A reference guide to the X-Codes utilized in link 11 communications by military forces.

Military Z-Codes (February 08, 1998)
A reference guide to the Z-Codes utilized by military and commercial communication stations.

Canadian Forces 'Strength & Readability' Codes New Item!(November 27, 1998)
A reference guide to the 'Strength' and 'Readability' codes employed by Canadian Forces Stations.

MACS TrentonUpdated Item!(July 25, 1999)
A few pictures of the MACS Trenton, aka "Trenton Military" installation.

Canadian Forces Message Routing Indicator Codes (July 28, 1998)
A reference guide to the Canadian Forces message routing indicators (RI) as used in ADDN and RTTY messages.

Sounds of the Modern Commercial and Military Digital StationsUpdated Item!(February 05, 1999)
A digital audio recording reference of modern commercial and military radio data modems.  Recordings feature true samples of digital data streams as digitized in my lab with actual modems.  Included are the regulars --- FSK, NBFSK etc... and some of the new modes such as SERIAL (MIL-STD-188-110A), NB-SERIAL, NATO STANAG 4285, NATO STANAG 4529, 39 TONE (Multi Tone) etc...  Now includes spectral analysis views of the modem waveforms.

Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) Modem (March 07, 1999)
A basic fundamental description of the Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) system accompanied with digital audio recording references and a spectral analysis view of an AUTOLINK II Adaptive Controller Modem.

Sounds of Tactical Radio Jammers Updated Item!(August 10, 1999)
A reference and digital audio recordings of HF, VHF and UHF tactical radio jamming stations.  Recordings featured are high quality samples digitized from actual jamming equipment.  This includes such sounds as Bagpipes, Stepped and Swept Tones just to name a few.  Now includes actual pictures of countermeasures equipment.


COMSEC:

COMSEC and Crypto New Item! (October 18, 2009)
A reference guide to common COMSEC and Crypto equipment.
This is a new section and I need your help for information.


LINKS:

Bookmark File Updated Item! (January 04, 2009)
This selection will bring you to the main bookmark file. From there, you can then select from various topics such as military sites, radio communications sites, surplus electronics, etc.


FREQUENCIES:

Canadian Air Show Radio Frequency Guide Updated Item! (August 31, 2013)
The guide is currently under development but does include the Canadian International Airshow frequencies held at the CNE in Toronto and the Hamilton International Airshow held in Hamilton.

CHU Frequency Change New Item! (January 01, 2009)
Information on the radio station CHU frequency change.

CFH Weather and Fax Broadcast Cease New Item! (September 02, 2010)
The Canadian Forces Fleet MetOc Broadcast service (radioteletype and radiofacsimile) was placed in abeyance effective September 2, 2010.

The following CFH HF radio frequencies are currently no longer active:

FREQUENCY TIMES EMISSION POWER
    122.5 kHz ALL BROADCAST TIMES F3C 10 KW
  4271.0 kHz ALL BROADCAST TIMES F3C   6 KW
  6496.4 kHz ALL BROADCAST TIMES F3C   6 KW
10536.0 kHz ALL BROADCAST TIMES F3C   6 KW
13510.0 kHz ALL BROADCAST TIMES F3C   6 KW


ITEMS FOR SALE:

Surplus Item for Sale New Item! (January 10, 2012)
The list of surplus equipment I currently have for sale.


CANADIAN FORCES:
Special section for training and support of Canadian Forces equipment. updated.gif (168 bytes) (May 14, 2000)
Index of Canadian Forces Units and Organizations on the World Wide Web.New Item!(February 08, 2001)


Radio Specs    Radio Accessories
Tactical Jammers    Radio Modems    Automatic Link Establishment (ALE)

JETDS Codes    2-Letter Military Equipment Codes

Military X-Codes    Radio Z-Codes    Strength & Readability Codes

Canadian Forces Equipment Support     Canadian Forces RI Codes     MACS Trenton

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Updated: August 31, 2013 (minor)
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