We seek to understand and document all radio transmissions, legal and otherwise, as part of the radio listening hobby. We do not encourage any radio operations contrary to regulations. Always consult with the appropriate authorities if you have questions concerning what is permissable in your locale.

Author Topic: Part 15 beacon call signs  (Read 2086 times)

Offline FFZ

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 27
    • View Profile
    • Email
Part 15 beacon call signs
« on: April 23, 2014, 1707 UTC »
I'm about to begin construction on a Part 15 HiFER beacon.  I was wondering what the guidelines are for picking a callsign.  I would like one of these two:
MMI - Problem is this is an NDB in Tennessee, or somewhere around there
FFZ - This WAS an NDB at Falcon Field (FFZ) but has since been removed from the airport (online directories are still showing it in service)

Would it be taboo for me to steal an NDB callsign? I would hate for someone to confuse my beacon with the FFZ NDB and put their plane down on the US60. ;D  But really, I'm struggling coming up with a good one...  Bear in mind, I'm looking for something that sounds good in morse code so not "any" combination of letters will work for me.  


« Last Edit: April 23, 2014, 1736 UTC by FFZ »


HFUnderground Mug
HFUnderground Mug
by MitchellTimeDesigns