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 on: July 23, 2015, 03:02:05 PM 
Started by 777lrf - Last post by JetScan1
even without the cross-coupling

Actually I notice now that they do have cross-coupling capability on both the high and low frequencies. They just seem to use it very sporadically. I wonder if it's a manual controller preference thing or some sort of automatic system function ? 

Having listened to the feed for awhile now the traffic at YZF isn't that busy all the time so it works as it's set up with the addition of the Center frequencies, imo.

Although it would be much better if the Center frequencides could be split off onto a separate feed. I can donate funds to assist in getting this setup - (aka bribe) just name your price if it's an option.

 on: July 22, 2015, 10:35:05 PM 
Started by K5PAT - Last post by mperry
The KMSY feed is now up.

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 on: July 22, 2015, 09:37:59 PM 
Started by notaperfectpilot - Last post by notaperfectpilot
happened early this morning, at the moment, no fatalities.


Clip has BOTH towers in it, north tower feed in in the left channel, and south tower feed in in the right channel.

 on: July 22, 2015, 04:26:17 PM 
Started by EXCOMPO - Last post by EXCOMPO

 on: July 22, 2015, 01:38:52 PM 
Started by CYYZGUY - Last post by tyketto
Two years later (since the original posting), I'd love to have those antennas on my roof. IN today's day 'n' age, that would make for stereo surround sound ATC. wink

As long as you don't ever shout out 'Shazam!' or 'By the Power of Grayskull!', you'll be all right. Wink


 on: July 22, 2015, 06:38:40 AM 
Started by Jonathank - Last post by Jonathank
I painted the room green for chromakey webcasting on the side, but moved that aspect to my basement due to the window and sunlight.  That room is the only room large enough to fit all of my equipment and get the best reception.

 on: July 22, 2015, 06:36:42 AM 
Started by 777lrf - Last post by Jonathank
Well before launching my scanners on LIVE ATC, I used to use digital voice recorders for my Timmins FSS and Toronto feeds and listen to about 3-6 hours of "already edited" conversations, just to tune in to stuck mics, misunderstandings, funny conversations, incidents, etc.  Now that LIVE ATC records 45 days of archives, I can go back by date/time and retrieve a sound file.

These Montreal high level sector controllers must rotate their shifts every hour.  I still wonder if they  staff up to 3 controllers to cover Timmins/Moose/Rouyn, another for the NW section and a 3rd body for the the North and eastern sectors. 

One Toronto centre controller told me some ten years ago that when 3 controllers are on duty, they'll work for example, the Timmins-Moosonee low sector for 90 minutes, take a 45 minute break and switch to Sudbury/North Bay.  Or, if they are staff with 4 controllers, they work the same airspace for one hour on and off. 

Nonetheless, my high level sector coverage interests a lot of you listeners.  Great to hear the hand-offs with nearby high level sectors and get PIREPS of significant weather.  Not to mention, I kept a few frequencies open in scan mode where you can only hear the pilot, to break up the silence between transmissions.

 on: July 21, 2015, 11:55:52 PM 
Started by Jonathank - Last post by Brad G.
You know, painter's tape is an amazing invention...  grin

 on: July 21, 2015, 11:46:55 PM 
Started by maredzki - Last post by Brad G.
Surprised no one on frequency responded with "Take care of your pilots" ...

 on: July 21, 2015, 10:34:07 PM 
Started by 777lrf - Last post by JetScan1
Thanks for tuning in to my feed.

Thanks for providing that Montreal Center feed from Timmins ! Much appreciated.

Interesting feed in the overnight hours, as you mention when they merge all the sectors they cover close to 20 frequencies, this will often include the airspace all they way up to Iqaluit, Nunavut, a distance of over 1000 miles.

Best way to listen to overnight traffic is off the archives then using a program like Audacity remove the silence between transmissions. Last night in the 5 hours between 05Z and 10Z there was just under about 60 minutes of continuous talk after the silence was removed. The playback feature on Flightradar24 is handy as well.

These dedicated Center feeds are great, hopefully we can get some more of them.

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