RNOcommctr From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 834 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2711 times:
Well, ATC is not my specialty, but at a medium hub like RNO, you would have one controller doing clearance delivery, one on ground frequency, and one on tower (local) frequency. Downstairs in the radar room, you would have various controllers handling approach and departure frequencies.
ATCT From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2583 posts, RR: 34
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2650 times:
PIT has 5 i believe. 119.1(RY 10R/28L) 128.3(RY 10L/28R) 135.025(RYS 10C/28C 14/32) 270.325(RYS 10R/28L 10C/28C 14/32) 291.7(RY 10L/28R). Let alone every other freq. known to man for things such as clearance, ground, dep, apprch, unicom etc.
Timz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 7210 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (12 years 11 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2599 times:
Yeah, I should've said VHF frequencies only. And, of course, I'm not talking about ground control or clearance delivery or app/dep-- just controllers that clear aircraft to take off and/or land.
I doubt that it's common for takeoffs and landings to be controlled by three different frequencies at once. LAX has two pairs of runways, so I assume that means not more than two freqs for them. Truth to tell I wouldn't have thought PIT ever needed more than two, but if anyone has heard three in use...
PW100 From Netherlands, joined Jan 2002, 3098 posts, RR: 18
Reply 13, posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2453 times:
Usually AMS stays at just one [119.225]. Sometimes during heavy traffic, and odd runway combinations, they will activate a second tower position [118.100]. However haven't been for a while [not this year anyway] at AMS listening in to these freqs, so not sure how they do it these days.
I'm pretty sure that when the new 3800m runway 18R/36L is fully operational late fall 2003, that AMS will have two freqs operational throughout the day. One will be dedicated to 18R/36L and probably 18C/36C as well [at least inbounds], while the other one will take care of all other runways [18L/36R, 06/24, 09/27, 04/22] and VFR traffic.
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