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Now arriving: airport control towers without humans inside

...tower. A regional air traffic control center clears private jets into the airspace and then pilots use an established radio frequency to negotiate the landing and takeoff order. That often leads to delays.Saab has built a system for Leesburg and...
Nation and World
Photo: Buoys anchored in channel

...according to Dave Borg, harbor master for Docks and Harbors. The buoys are not in the navigational channel, and the Coast Guard has put out a broadcast notice "over the appropriate VHF radio frequencies" to notify boaters, Borg said.
NTSB releases report on mid-air crash near Wasilla

...him from a more serious injury, Johnson said.Investigators are looking into whether the pilots used different radio frequencies during their flights and whether that played a role in the collision.
Floating missile radar station set to sail for Adak few weeks. The agency isn't releasing the exact date for security reasons, he said. X-band refers to the radio frequency range the radar platform uses. The high-powered radar is designed to detect incoming enemy ballistic missiles...
State Briefs

...more than 111 hours on scene, the agency said. Searchers also made periodic radio calls and monitored emergency radio frequencies, with no response. A fishing vessel skipper reported seeing a plane possibly matching Howell's approaching Gambier...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...statewide search and rescue conference. The drill's planners expected communications problems, because rescuers' radio frequencies differed, Flory said. And it's hard to coordinate so many people who have different training and equipment...
NTSB: Pilot met up with girlfriend's plane before they collided over Alaska, killing him

...In Friday's collision, the two pilots were traveling together to Bethel and were communicating on a prearranged radio frequency while in the air, Johnson said. It's too early in the investigation to say whether pilot error was a factor in...
AP Impact: USAID contractor work in Cuba detailed

...government-owned telecommunications service provider conduct a radio frequency "sniff" the day before he was to set up a community's...not be used outside Havana, where there were enough radio frequency devices to hide the emissions.The report for Gross's...
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Pilots battling boredom

...fatigue, there's the monotony. Crews intermittently receive instructions from the ground - mostly just to change radio frequencies as they move from one air traffic sector to another - while computers do the bulk of the work. One of the problems...
Knowles supports Alaska sites for missile defense

...areas the state would like the military to address in the draft environmental study. Those include the potential for radio frequency interference with the Kodiak Launch Complex and a mention of state permits that may be necessary. Lt. Col. Jerry...


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