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Is it worth an UAT 978Mhz Receiver out of the US?


I don´t live in the US, but was wondering if adding an UAT 978Mhz out of US territories would be useful, or would be a total fail? I have a lot of GA traffic in the surroundings that sometimes neither ADSB or MLAT pick them up.


There is very little to no UAT traffic outside the US. If you are near the US border you might pick something up, otherwise there’s no real point.

See the coverage map at FlightAware ADS-B Coverage Map - FlightAware for the data we see (turn off everything except UAT). Though there is a self-selection effect going on there.