The Spectrum Monitor e-Zine Milcom Column Index

After a brief absence from the radio hobby press, I have resumed my publication of military communication information, frequencies and call signs in my new Milcom column in The Spectrum Monitor e-Zine.


As a service to my readers, the list below is a complete index to every column I have written in TSM to date. You can order individual issues of TSM from the magazine's website at https://www.thespectrummonitor.com/. Individual issues are available for purchase at $3.00 each.

For those of you looking for my annual air show guide, you will find it available in the March issue of The Spectrum Monitor. That article is now available on the TSM website.

TSM Milcom Column Index


September 2017  21st Century Military Monitoring – This Isn’t Your Daddy’s Milcom Anymore:  Tools for Monitoring the Military Today, Milcom Monitoring Hardware, VHF/UHF Milcom Frequency Coverage, What VHF/UHF Scanner Should You Use for Milcom Monitoring, Land Mobile Radio Scanning

October 2017  What equipment do you need to monitor the HF Mil Comms?: Receiving Hardware, What’s for sale in the marketplace, The Used Receiver Market, The Digital Revolution, Milcom Tip of the Month: Don’t be afraid to throw away old frequencies

November 2017 Who’s Who in the Milcom Radio Spectrum – Monitoring the Aero OR Military Spectrum: HF Frequencies - US Air Force (and HFGCS), US Marine Corps, US Navy, US Coast Guard, NASA, Algeria Military, Argentina AR, Belgium AF, Brazil AF, Canadian Forces Military Aeronautical Communications System (MACS), Chinese Military People's Liberation AR/AF/ Air Defense Network, Colombia Navy, Czech Republic AF, Denmark AF, French AF/Navy, German AF/Navy, Iraqi AR/Navy, Israeli AF/Navy, Italian AF/Navy, Japanese Self Defense Force, Malaysian AF, Mexican Navy, Moroccan Gendarmerie, NATO, Netherland Navy, Norwegian Navy, Oman AF, Poland AF, Portuguese AF, Royal New Zealand AF, Romanian Military, Russian AF/Military, Saudi Arabia Air Defense, Spanish AF. Swiss Military, Taiwan Navy, Ukraine AF, United Kingdom Defense HF Communications Service (DHFCS) Terrestrial Air Sea Communications (TASCOMM), Venezuela Navy, Milcom Monitoring Tip of the Month-HF Antennas

December 2017 Who’s Who in the Milcom Radio Spectrum – 30-88 MHz VHF Low Band The Forgotten Military Band: What Causes Low Band Skip Propagation, Who’s-Who in the 30-88 MHz Spectrum, 30-88 MHz Sub-bands, 30-88 MHz Discrete Frequencies, Milcom Monitoring Tip of the Month: VHF Search Spacing

January 2018 Who’s Who in the Milcom Radio Spectrum – Monitoring DoD’s VHF High Band – 38-150 MHz – The Hidden Military Aircraft Band, Congress Mandates Narrow Banding, DoD Aero 138-144/148-150.8 MHz Sub-bands, Milcom Monitoring Tip of the Month: Line of sight mil monitoring

February 2018 Who’s Who in the Milcom Radio Spectrum – First Look at the New 225-400 MHz UHF Milcom Band: 225-400 MHz Sampler Frequency List, Milcom Monitoring Tip of the Month: Monitoring Times Milcom e-Books

March 2018 Military Aerial Refueling – Extending the Reach: The Pegasus is now taking flight, The Coronet Mission, Refueling Call Signs, Continental United States (CONUS) Random AR Frequencies, DoD Established AR Frequencies, DoD Unit Tanker Call Signs, Milcom Monitoring Tip of the Month: HF Refuel Frequency 6761 kHz

April 2018 225-400 MHz Military Aircraft Band Overview: A Broad Look at the UHF MilAir Spectrum, 225-380 MHz Spectrum Overview, AR Frequency Update, Milcom Monitoring Tip of the Month: Program Air Demo Team Frequencies in Scanner

May 2018 FAA Frequency Updates, Military Base Profile – Edwards AFB (KEDW), FAA Frequency Update, Milcom Monitoring Tip of the Month: EAMs

June 2018 Monitor the 380-399.9 MHz Radio Spectrum; DoD Trunk Radio Systems;  Nationwide Inter Squad Radio (ISR) simplex frequencies; Wideband frequency assignments. Milcom Monitoring Tip of the Month: UHF EAM frequencies.

July 2018 TBA