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Offline SEA-PAE

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PDX approach on different frequency?
« on: January 01, 2023, 07:42:03 PM »
Yesterday, December 31st, I drove to portland for the day. When I was there, the north approach sector was on 133.0 instead of 124.35. this was the frequency listed on old charts. (I don't know when that changed) but I was surprised that it is being used now, since all the current charts show this sector using 124.35. Does anyone know why they switched frequencies?

(If you want to provide a feed for this frequency, the ground transmissions come in clearly along I-5 north of the airport, so it may be transmitting from scappoose or the BTG VOR site)



Offline dave

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Re: PDX approach on different frequency?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2023, 08:24:39 PM »
There are frequency interference and radio maintenance issues all the time in various places. Perhaps it was just a temporary switch? due to interference or equipment issues? FAA TechOps would know, if anyone knows someone in the area....or any PDX controllers.

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Re: PDX approach on different frequency?
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2023, 10:13:12 AM »
According to NOTAM it's estimated to come back on January 5th.

12/036 - COM REMOTE TRANS/REC 124.35 U/S. 17 DEC 22:08 2022 UNTIL 05 JAN 20:00 2023 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 17 DEC 22:08 2022