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    Hi, can anyone tell me what sort of hand held radio scanner I would need to listen to all the shipping/air traffic there is off the coast at the moment please?

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    any scanner will do for marine band
    its not changed in almost 70yrs


    as for airband again its little changed bar additional channels just like the 12.5khz spacing on marine
    bar some 6.25Khz data
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    Quote Originally Posted by dx100uk View Post
    any scanner will do for marine band
    its not changed in almost 70yrs


    as for airband again its little changed bar additional channels just like the 12.5khz spacing on marine
    bar some 6.25Khz data


    ******Thanks*****.

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    Quote Originally Posted by barmar62 View Post
    Hi, can anyone tell me what sort of hand held radio scanner I would need to listen to all the shipping/air traffic there is off the coast at the moment please?
    One with an external antenna. Unless you want to stand on the pier and just about hear a boat at the end of the pier! Some of the more modern scanners also have in built spell checkers, which is helpful.

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    ????? spell checkers..??
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    Quote Originally Posted by dx100uk View Post
    ????? spell checkers..??
    May be a reference to title of thread..............amateur rather than amature.....unless thread is about an older radio :-)

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