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[aprssig] VHF Aircraft Channels

joe at dellabarba.com joe at dellabarba.com
Tue Jan 24 15:21:15 UTC 2006


The VXA-700 does 2 meters with no mods. See http://www.rfwiz.com/VertexStandard/Portables/VXA-700_InfoDat.htm for specs. I thought the 710 was a newer model with wider FM transmit capability. I could be wrong, it wouldn't hurt to check before anyone actually buys one. 
Eham reviews the 700 here:
http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/3377

73
Joe N3HGB

>
>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&Pro
>dID=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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