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Offline bagelgolf

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aircraft to aircraft frequencies
« on: September 14, 2007, 02:07:03 PM »
any aircraft to aircraft frequencies?
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Offline tyketto

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Re: aircraft to aircraft frequencies
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2007, 02:56:41 PM »
RNO uses 123.3 for its air-to-air advisory freq. This is used a lot for glider/soaring operations outside of RNO Class C airspace.

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Offline KSYR-pjr

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Re: aircraft to aircraft frequencies
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2007, 07:28:02 AM »
The one that most pilots dread:  121.50.   Used in the US when GA aircraft are being intercepted by military aircraft due to stumbling into restricted airspace.

Offline Jacko

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Re: aircraft to aircraft frequencies
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2007, 08:17:52 AM »
123.45 is a common one and its usually pretty funny

Is that a coincidence cause the numbers go 1,2,3,4,5?

Offline KSYR-pjr

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Re: aircraft to aircraft frequencies
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2007, 08:43:37 AM »
123.45 is a common one and its usually pretty funny

123.45 in the US is reserved and is not supposed to be used for aircraft-to-aircraft communications.  Here is a quote of the FCC reg I pulled from a website:

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FCC Rules, Part 87.303(a) reserves 123.45 for flight test operations with the following restriction: Mobile station operations on these frequencies are limited to an area within 320 km (200 mi) of an associated flight test land station.

I have read in many aviation groups, however, of pilots mistakenly thinking that this frequency can be used for aircraft-to-aircraft communications so if you are scanning it you may pick up activity.

These days, 122.75 over the US is the only authorized frequency for this activity, as per the US's FCC regulations, but again that does not mean you won't hear pilot chat on the other frequencies mentioned.

Offline dan9125

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Re: aircraft to aircraft frequencies
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2007, 10:29:11 AM »
123.45 is one frequency I always listen to, very interesting at times. Most of the activity I hear appears to be Canadian pilots near the Toronto area. Maybe I'll add it to my feed! :wink:

 Dan (KBUF)