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MIA Pilots Experience Pirate Interference...

Mon Mar 20, 2006 3:09 pm

Pilots departing MIA have reported hip-hop music instead of communications from Miami's tower. Check it out...

http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/03/19/pirate.radio.ap/index.html
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BBJII
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RE: MIA Pilots Experience Pirate Interference...

Tue Mar 21, 2006 2:09 am

Must be something in the Air today...

Crew on the approach to LCY reported hearing Gangsta Rap this morning!!!

2 aircraft performed Go Arounds due to comms issues.



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TACAA320
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RE: MIA Pilots Experience Pirate Interference...

Tue Mar 21, 2006 2:27 am

Are the Cubans responsible for that ? Just kidding.
By the way. We don't have any Cuban at A.net. Isn't it?
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RE: MIA Pilots Experience Pirate Interference...

Tue Mar 21, 2006 2:33 am

This has to be a weird thing, I deffinately will listen to the JFK tower for an update.
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RE: MIA Pilots Experience Pirate Interference...

Tue Mar 21, 2006 2:54 am

I believe the affected frequency is 119.45 which normally handles north departures and seems to handle all departures and approach during the night time. For the past few days, flights that normally would switch to 119.45 are being instructed to switch to 125.25.

The weird thing I really don't understand is why on my scanner I can only hear the controller on 119.45 and only aircrafts on 125.25. Can anyone shed light?

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RE: MIA Pilots Experience Pirate Interference...

Tue Mar 21, 2006 4:15 am

Hip-Hop Station: Hazard To MIA Communications (by TPAnx Mar 19 2006 in Civil Aviation)

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fly727
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RE: MIA Pilots Experience Pirate Interference...

Tue Mar 21, 2006 5:06 pm

Quoting TACAA320 (Reply 2):
By the way. We don't have any Cuban at A.net. Isn't it?

According to the "User List" on the "Forum" menu... only this guy.

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RE: MIA Pilots Experience Pirate Interference...

Tue Mar 21, 2006 9:26 pm

Oh there's a few Cuban's on a.net... but they're all in Miami so they use the US flag.

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