Senatorto From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 1, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1770 times:
There is a program call HOSTSB, it allows you to start SB host inside FS2002. It is widely use and recommended by VATSIM community. It keeps the SB on the FS2002 screen.
However, it is not perfectly compatible with FS2002 to my machine as i got error message occasionally. It worths for a trial.
Jwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 21 Reply 2, posted (11 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1767 times:
Just tune the radio to the frequency and send a message. The controller should give you the next freq. on handoff, if not ask for it.
Except to file the flightplan and change squawk to Stby and back the SB window is not needed unless you want to update weather from the VATSIM server.