Author: merseyradar

HF receiving antenna G-WHIP

I bought this antenna a few years ago for listening to HF airband transmissions. It is made in the United Kingdom by Geoff Brown G4ICD, then propietor of G-Whip. Believe it or not, I bought this item brand new/unused for £25 from here Rosscomm Radio It was the last one remaining of old stock. G-Whip…

Realistic Pro-2006 Scanner Refurbishment (unit b)

      Realistic Pro-2006   Unit: B “Bravo”. (Experimental). One of the golden greats of 1990s scanner radios the Realistic Pro-2006 (also known as the Comtel 205 in European markets) was made for Radio Shack/Tandy by General Research Electronics Inc (GRE) Japan and designed and assembled in their factory in Chiba Prefecture. To quote radio…


Hi, Welcome to my aviation blog page. Here you will find some information about contrail spotting photography and radio/airband related articles. Credit and Thanks to my friend Bob OBrien for the fantastic images at the top of each page on this site. Thanks for your visit.