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Forum: ATC Issues
21st Aug 2018, 22:54
Replies: 9
Views: 1,876
Posted By hammerthrower

Cranfield Tels takeover?

I see that Cranfield are recruiting a Manager of Air Traffic Services... With a JD written for a tels engineer.

Is this the begging of the end?
...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st May 2017, 17:25
Replies: 2
Views: 1,785
Posted By hammerthrower

Each frequency in the UK has a licence issued by...

Each frequency in the UK has a licence issued by OFCOM. The output power is determined by the DOC (Designated operational coverage).
So yes, the output power does vary depending on it's function....
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd May 2017, 14:56
Replies: 51
Views: 9,023
Posted By hammerthrower

NATS Heathrow jobs

NATS are recruiting externally for LHR...
...
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Jun 2016, 21:53
Replies: 13
Views: 3,688
Posted By hammerthrower

CDO's are ATSA's now. This may come in...

CDO's are ATSA's now.

This may come in handy. It's a 6 minute video by NATS explaining the Oceanic control from Prestwick/Shannon.

There is an hour long video that goes into much more detail.
...
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Feb 2016, 19:03
Replies: 10
Views: 3,401
Posted By hammerthrower

CAP670 states radar recordings must be captured...

CAP670 states radar recordings must be captured 'through the wall' and 'at the glass' so it is recorded in the form it arrives to a tower or centre from the radar site, it is also recorded from the...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Jan 2016, 23:35
Replies: 22
Views: 9,762
Posted By hammerthrower

Hello

When I was in 6th Year (Scottish 6th Form) I emailed RAF Prestwick to see if they could offer me work experience. Unfortunatly they were unable to however did offer me a days visit to Prestwick...
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Nov 2015, 22:00
Replies: 40
Views: 12,937
Posted By hammerthrower

Remote towers on the surface would seem like a...

Remote towers on the surface would seem like a sensible alternative to tower controllers with an ANSP like HIAL. EGPL has aprox 12 movements per day, EGPO aprox 30 per day, you could have a remote...
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Sep 2015, 13:46
Replies: 20
Views: 5,383
Posted By hammerthrower

future_ATC If you need any info regarding RIMCAS...

future_ATC If you need any info regarding RIMCAS or other Incursion monitoring I can give you what info I can. I'm a Tels man... (Engineering)
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Jul 2015, 12:47
Replies: 10
Views: 3,464
Posted By hammerthrower

Depending on what type of radio you have in your...

Depending on what type of radio you have in your deicer, you might be able to bodge something together but you'll need to know the pin-out of the headset which depends on what sort of Limo plug is on...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Jul 2015, 12:44
Replies: 10
Views: 3,464
Posted By hammerthrower

An ANSP here in the UK has had to rethink their...

An ANSP here in the UK has had to rethink their procurement of headsets after they realised their towers were so old and noisy that the ACC style headsets they purchased were absolutely unless....
Forum: ATC Issues
1st Apr 2015, 22:43
Replies: 24
Views: 10,328
Posted By hammerthrower

I'm pretty sure the AGL is fully automated now...

I'm pretty sure the AGL is fully automated now with ASMGCS... but I don't work there so maybe someone can clarify?
Forum: ATC Issues
20th Mar 2015, 12:38
Replies: 22
Views: 9,359
Posted By hammerthrower

Certainly isn't a problem I've encountered at any...

Certainly isn't a problem I've encountered at any airports I've worked at here in the UK, There are a few quirks that I have noticed at a certain site (not LBA) with cross coupling.
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Jan 2015, 22:25
Replies: 0
Views: 3,337
Posted By hammerthrower

HIAL Recruiting

HIAL are recruiting for a TWR/APS position at Inverness and SATCO and TWR/APP ATCO at Wick.

Current Vacancies | Careers | HIAL Group (http://www.hial.co.uk/careers/current-vacancies/)
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Jan 2015, 22:14
Replies: 31
Views: 7,835
Posted By hammerthrower

Your Schmid VCCS can cross couple frequencies in...

Your Schmid VCCS can cross couple frequencies in different configurations depending on how the ATCO has selected the frequencies... So yes both aircraft will here the ATCO's Tx however if the...
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Oct 2014, 11:09
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Aug 2014, 12:30
Replies: 14
Views: 4,163
Posted By hammerthrower

Well considering MAG are already an ANSP I think...

Well considering MAG are already an ANSP I think this is terrific news for NATS.

Could we see NX and HH coming into NATS portfolio if the deal was right?
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Jun 2014, 15:26
Replies: 75
Views: 33,350
Posted By hammerthrower

NATS are recruiting an ATSA at Edinburgh Tower. ...

NATS are recruiting an ATSA at Edinburgh Tower.

https://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=30041&siteid=5720&Areq=311BR&codes=Facebook
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Feb 2014, 16:17
Replies: 29
Views: 7,589
Posted By hammerthrower

Yep, Sennheiser HME 46. Very expensive and rather...

Yep, Sennheiser HME 46. Very expensive and rather unreliable. Lots of ATCO's seem to have issues with them. I beleive the headset of choice is the old AirLite 100.
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Dec 2013, 18:58
Replies: 127
Views: 35,869
Posted By hammerthrower

The redundancy will be in place, however by...

The redundancy will be in place, however by moving to another site wouldreduce the capacity even more. Ops Director said on BBC News earlier 88% offlights went out... The back up operations will only...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Sep 2013, 15:10
Replies: 85
Views: 22,922
Posted By hammerthrower

Prestwick and its role in the future of the UK...

Prestwick and its role in the future of the UK aerospace industry | NATS Blog (http://nats.aero/blog/2013/09/prestwick-and-its-role-in-the-future-of-the-uk-aerospace-industry/)

Perhaps it's not...
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Feb 2013, 00:04
Replies: 11
Views: 3,912
Posted By hammerthrower

The college is no longer in Bournemouth. It is...

The college is no longer in Bournemouth. It is located within the companies HQ in Whiteley, Hants.
Not being ATC (I'm Tels) I don't know exactly how long you will be there for. I think it depends...
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Dec 2012, 00:45
Replies: 10
Views: 3,529
Posted By hammerthrower

I currently work for the company aged 18......

I currently work for the company aged 18... although not an ATCO... I'm a trainee ATCE (Engineer).

From my time at CTC (where the College of Air Traffic Control now is) I found most trainee ATCO's...
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Sep 2012, 16:51
Replies: 11,522
Views: 3,036,422
Posted By hammerthrower

Good luck to everyone...

Hello everyone,

Seen a few folk at CTC this morning waiting on their stage 1 ATCO tests and just wanted to say good luck to everyone... Today was my first day as an Eng Tech so I have a rough...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Oct 2011, 15:57
Replies: 13
Views: 2,378
Posted By hammerthrower

I don't know if you considered joining the RAF as...

I don't know if you considered joining the RAF as an Air Traffic Controller but after realising NATS have filled their required intake for the next year, I contacted my local AFCO (Armed Forces...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st May 2011, 00:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,650
Posted By hammerthrower

thanks for the response guys, It's much...

thanks for the response guys, It's much appreciated. Heathrow Director, NATS is my main aim and I want to be a civilian controller. I don't particularly want to join the RAF but becoming an ATCO is...
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