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How do I find my Artcc frequencies?

How do I find my Artcc frequencies?

In the United States, you can consult the VFR Sectional Chart and look for the frequency box located near a terminal area. Otherwise you’ll need to consult the Airport Facility Directory for the region your are flying to find a ARTCC (Center) frequency.

What is the Artcc discrete frequency?

Here’s the definition from the FAA: DISCRETE FREQUENCY- A separate radio frequency for use in direct pilot-controller communications in air traffic control which reduces frequency congestion by controlling the number of aircraft operating on a particular frequency at one time.

How many Artcc are there?

There are 21 ARTCCs located throughout the United States. Each of these centers is responsible for controlling en route traffic over the United States and parts of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in a definitive amount of geographical area that can be in excess of 100,000 square miles.

What is the frequency of ATC?

Radio communication between the control facilities and the aircraft take place on a number of radio frequencies. These frequencies are in the VHF (Very High Frequency) frequency range of 108 to 136 MegaHertz (MHz).

Where do I find FSS frequency?

The Flight Service frequencies are listed in a box above certain VOR stations. The most common frequencies are 122.2, 122.4, or 122.6. Also, most GPS (or iPad apps like ForeFlight) have a listing of the nearest Flight Service frequencies.

Is RCO same as FSS?

If an outlet serves a FSS, it is called a RCO. If an outlet serves a terminal facility (control tower or approach control ), it is called a Remote Transmitter/Receiver ( RTR ). If an outlet serves an Air Route Traffic Control Center ( ARTCC ), it is called a Remote Communications Air/Ground ( RCAG ) facility.

What is a discrete radio frequency?

A separate radio frequency most commonly used in air traffic control which reduces frequency congestion by controlling the number of aircraft or other resources operating on a particular frequency.

How do I listen to ATC frequencies?

Most scanners pick up the entirety of the aircraft band. You can also listen to air traffic control facilities from around the world at websites including,, and

What radio frequency do pilots use?

If you wish to talk to the pilot of another airplane, use the air-to-air frequency of 122.75 MHz. It is not considered good etiquette to fill other frequencies with pilot-to-pilot chats. VOR frequencies are between 108.0 and 117.975 MHz, immediately below aviation communication frequencies beginning at 118.0.

Where is the ARTCC in Albuquerque New Mexico?

Albuquerque Tower: 120.300 Albuquerque Tower (South): 123.775 Albuquerque UNICOM: 122.950 ZAB Albuquerque Center Sector 16 SAN-L: 132.800 ZAB Albuquerque Center Sector 17 LAVA-L: 124.325 ZAB Albuquerque Center Sector 94 CNX-LH: 133.650 ZAB Sector 17 Lava (Low)(Archives) Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States Feed Status: UP (in browser, HTML5)

Where is the Albuquerque air route traffic control center?

Albuquerque (ZAB) Air Route Traffic Control Center Frequency Alpha Tag Description 125.25000 ZAB42 GBN-L Sector 42 Gila Bend Low 126.45000 ZAB49 BXK-L Sector 49 Buckeye Low 132.45000 ZAB65 PHX-UH Sector 65 Phoenix Ultra Hi 135.15000 ZAB91 GBN-H Sector 91 Gila Bend Hi

Which is the air traffic control center ( ARTCC )?

The facilities which provide air traffic control service to aircraft (both civil and military) operating on IFR flight planes in the controlled airspace are the A ir R oute T raffic C ontrol C enters (ARTCC). They are also the central authority for issuing IFR clearances, and they provide nationwide monitoring of each IFR flight.

How many KABQ listeners are in Albuquerque NM?

KABQ Flight Activity(Flightaware) Listeners: 1 out of 1221 total Albuquerque Approach (South): 126.300 Albuquerque Approach/Departure (N of V12): 127.400 Albuquerque Approach/Departure (S of V12): 123.900 Albuquerque Clearance Delivery: 119.200 Albuquerque Tower: 120.300