frequency in use

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frequency in use

Post by radar01 » 09 Mar 2017, 16:04

Hi everyone

This may sound like a silly question but how do I find out what frequency an aircraft is currently using, there are the obvious ones like if its just taken off
it would be using tower or ground at the airport etc,

for example I was tracking police 151 around crewe area today on planeplotter how would I find out what frequency they were using, or high level flights

Is there a website with the info on (i`ve googled it but couldnt really find anything) If it helps I live in manchester.


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Re: frequency in use

Post by DavidWK11 » 10 Mar 2017, 19:04

Police helies will be on the local approach &tower freqs, and under shawbury control,

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Re: frequency in use

Post by pete_uk » 16 Mar 2017, 11:45

Don't know how much use this will be, but the link below is from the NATS, ... d=354.html

Also, aerodrome frequencies ... id=13.html

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Re: frequency in use

Post by thelad » 16 Mar 2017, 12:43

If you download the ATZ layer for Planeplotter you could see what areas aircraft are in and then look up the ATC.
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Re: frequency in use

Post by stratocaster » 16 Mar 2017, 21:05

The Taggart copter will only speak to tower/approach in your local zone. You won't get much more out of it than that. I can testify as the Taggart fly their whisk over Arthur's Seat frequently. I know that's been explained before, but I have to back up what has been mentioned.
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