Can I hear live ATC?
If you’ve got nothing better to do on one night, visit LiveATC.net, where anyone with a computer or smartphone and a passing interest in aviation can listen to control towers live, worldwide, and in full action. Student pilots use it to listen to their local airport to get accustomed to the myriad radio calls required.
Can you listen to aircraft radio?
By far the main thing anyone listening to ATC cannot do is TALK! Unless you are flying an aircraft or working at the airport you are not allowed to talk on a VHF airband radio frequency. In some countries like Canada and the UK you also need a Radio Operator Certificate to legally talk on the radio.
What are the squawk codes?
SQUAWK codes are four digits and they are used to easily identify a specific aircraft when detected on a radar, or to determine what an aircraft needs in the case of an emergency or situation in which a flight plan needs to be changed.
Are ATC communications recorded?
a. Air traffic facilities shall record operational communications to the maximum extent practicable.
Where can I find live ATC audio channels?
LiveATC.net – close to 200 audio channels worldwide, including some HF (shortwave) oceanic feeds The following website provides (near) real-time tracking of thousands of flights around the world, both of airlines and of “private” aircraft equipped with ADS-B.
Should I become a LiveATC air traffic control feeder?
If you are within listening range (10-15km/6-10 miles) of an airport and have an airband-capable (VHF 118-136 MHz) receiver, please consider becoming a LiveATC air traffic control feeder site. If you live close but don’t have equipment you may qualify for loaner equipment from LiveATC.net.
How can I learn air traffic control (ATC)?
You can listen to live air traffic control (ATC) radio communication of many airports around the world, via the internet. These live audio feeds are also good for student pilots: get used to standard phraseology of ground control, tower, etc., at various speeds.
Can you listen to live air traffic control?
Live ATC audio & flight tracking Both the flow of air traffic, and air traffic control communication, is interesting to observe – especially during rush hour! You can listen to live air traffic control (ATC) radio communication of many airports around the world, via the internet.