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[aprssig] VHF Aircraft Channels

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Tue Jan 24 13:47:48 UTC 2006


I just checked the specs on that radio, and it shows TX 118-136.975.  It
does not say 144-148 tx.  Do you have to mod the radio for 2m?  And if
you mod it, does that nullify the type acceptance?

Wes

Joe Della Barba wrote:
> You can't use any ham radios that I ever heard of on aircraft AM
> frequencies for anything but receiving, with one exception. The
> Vetex-Standard VXA-710 does aircraft AM and 2 meters and is type
> accepted for the aeronautical service.
> http://www.vertexstandard.com/indexVS.cfm?cmd=DisplayProducts&ProdCatID=204&ProdID=1243&DivisionID=2&isArchived=0
> 
> Joe
> 
> Wes Johnston wrote:
> 
>> Our kenwoods will rx in AM, but do they talk in AM?
>> Wes
>>
>> Robert Bruninga wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> Hummh... We all have these radios that tune the
>>> 118-137 MHz AM aircraft band...  But what channels
>>> are available to communicate plane to plane or
>>> plane to ground?
>>>
>>> Our aerospace department has a plane they fly
>>> occasionally for flight studies.  What channel can I talk to them on
>>> to coordinate some GPS
>>> experiements for example?  (That isnt too crowded)
>>>
>>> Here is the list I got on the web, I'm hoping
>>> someone private pilots out there have made
>>> ssense of all of this an can cut to the chase...
>>>
>>> 121.500             Emergency Search and Rescue (ELT Operational
>>> 121.600 - 121.925   Airport Utility and ELT Test
>>> 121.950             Aviation Instructional and Support
>>> 121.975
>>> 118.000 - 121.400   Air Traffic Control, FSS Private Aircraft Advisory
>>> 122.000 - 122.050   En Route Flight Advisory Service (EFAS)
>>> 122.075 - 122.675   FSS Private Aircraft Advisory
>>> 122.700 - 122.725   UNICOM - Uncontrolled Airport and Aeronautical
>>> Utility
>>> 122.750             Aircraft Air-to-Air
>>> 122.775             Aviational Instruction and Support
>>> 122.800             UNICOM - Uncontrolled Airport
>>> 122.825             Domestic VHF
>>> 122.850             Multicom - Special Use/Aviation Support (Non
>>> Interference Basis)
>>> 122.875             Domestic VHF
>>> 122.900             Multicom
>>> 122.925             Multicom - Natural Resources
>>> 122.950             Unicom - Airport with full time ATCT or full time
>>> FSS
>>> 122.975 - 123.000   Unicom - Uncontrolled Airport
>>> 123.025             Helicopter Air-to-Air
>>> 123.050 - 123.075   Unicom - Uncontrolled Airport
>>> 123.100             Aeronautical Search/Rescue, Temporary Control
>>> Tower on secondary basis
>>> 123.125 - 123.275   Flight Test Stations
>>> 123.300             Aviation Support
>>> 123.325 - 123.475   Flight Test Stations
>>> 123.500             Aviation Support
>>> 123.525 - 123.575   Flight Test Stations
>>> 123.600 - 123.650   FSS Air Carrier Advisory
>>> 123.675 - 128.800   Air Traffic Control
>>> 126.200             Air Traffic Control (Military Common)
>>> 128.825 - 132.000   Domestic VHF (Operational Control)
>>> 132.025 - 135.825   Air Traffic Control
>>> 134.100             Air Traffic Control (Military Common)
>>> 135.850             Flight Inspection Use
>>> 135.875 - 135.925   Air Traffic Control
>>> 135.950             Flight Inspection Use
>>> 135.975 - 136.075   Air Traffic Control
>>> 136.100             Future Use UNICOM or AWOS
>>> 136.125 - 136.175   Air Traffic Control
>>> 136.200             Future Use UNICOM or AWOS
>>> 136.225 - 136.250   Air Traffic Control
>>> 136.275             Future Use UNICOM or AWOS
>>> 136.300 - 136.350   Air Traffic Control
>>> 136.375             Future Use UNICOM or AWOS
>>> 136.400 - 136.450   Air Traffic Control
>>> 136.475             Future Use UNICOM or AWOS
>>> 136.500 - 136.975   Domestic VHF (Operational Control and Special
>>> Purpose)
>>>
>>> Thanks, Bob
>>>
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