The CAA has notified the updated frequencies to be used by glider traffic from 3rd January 2019.
The original frequencies and their updated frequencies are as follows:
|Original Frequency||Frequency from 3/1/19||Primary Use||Secondary Use|
|129.975MHz||129.980MHz||Common Glider Field Frequency As a situational awareness/control frequency within a 10 NM radius and up to a height of 3,000 ft above certain approved airfields.|
|118.685Mhz||Common Glider Field Frequency 2 As a situational awareness/control frequency within a 10 NM radius and up to a height of 3,000 ft above certain approved airfields.|
|130.100MHz||130.105MHz||Situational Awareness||Competition Start/Finish|
|130.125MHz||130.130MHz||Cross Country Training||Competition Start/Finish|
|130.400MHz||130.535MHz||Cloud Flying||Other Situational Awareness|
|129.900MHz||129.905MHz||Ground To Ground (Ground Retrieval Purposes Only)|
The complete list of sporting frequencies which will change are listed in CAP1606.
The Diversion & Distress frequency 121.5MHz will remain permanently on 25kHz spacing.
Also, a reminder that our neighbours at EGBW Wellesbourne have already made the change from 124.025MHz to their new 8.33kHz frequency 124.030MHz.
Our nearest neighbour Gliding Club, Bidford is now on 118.685MHz.