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Discone vs a J-Pole Scanner Antenna

If you are looking for a broadband scanner antenna, you may be lured towards the direction of the discone antenna. Discones have unique features that make good scanner antennas, but are they the right choice for your setup? Would a J-Pole better suit your purposes? A discone antenna is a form of bi-conical antenna with […]

Monitoring Aviation Band Communications

A big segment of the scanner community is centered around listening to aircraft communications that happen on the ground and in the air. Living near a major airport, these transmissions can be quite numerous; but even in less populated area you can hear a plethora of signals. Air to ground signals can carry several hundred miles as […]