Air Band Radio Guide (GBL85G)

R347.56

For many thousands of aviation enthusiasts part of the fascination of their hobby is the ability to listen in to the radio transmissions made by the Air Traffic Controllers and the aircraft under their control. First published in 1992 and with new editions and additional impressions regularly since then - most recently the fifth edition in 2001 - abc Air Band Radio Guide is an indispensable handbook for all aviation enthusiasts which has already become one of the most successful titles in Ian Allan's popular series of aviation 'abc' titles. The book examines in detail the technology involved, the equipment available, airfields, radio frequencies and much else.

Individual chapters within the book examine topics such as the legal position, the nature of the transmissions that can be heard, the features of the equipment available and what to look for when seeking to acquire such equipment, antennas and high frequency radio. In addition, the book also includes comprehensive appendices that provide an airfield directory (which lists all the up-to-date frequencies for each of the airfields covered), the ICAO four-letter airfield codes for British and major overseas airports, the ATC reporting points and radio navigation aids, airline call signs and much else. All essential information for the enthusiast keen to get the maximum enjoyment and knowledge from their hobby.

With its comprehensive coverage, no aviation enthusiast can afford to miss the fully revised sixth edition of this essential handbook; abc Air Band Radio Guide is certain to be eagerly sought after by the many thousands that regularly listen to air traffic control broadcasts.

Author: GR Duke. Published by Ian Allan Ltd. Paperback, 112 pages, mono illustrations throughout.

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This product was added to our catalogue on Monday 01 June, 2009.

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