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10. Calling

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10. Calling
<strong>5.2.1.7 Calling</strong>
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<td><strong>5.2.1.7.1 Radiotelephony call signs for aeronautical stations</strong><strong>Note.</strong>
<ul>The formation of call signs as specified in ITU Radio Regulations S19 Section III and Section VII.</ul>
<strong>5.2.1.7.1.1</strong> Aeronautical stations in the aeronautical mobile service shall be identified by:
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<ul>a) the name of the location; and</ul>
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<ul>b) the unit or service available.</ul>
<strong>5.2.1.7.1.2</strong> The unit or service shall be identified in accordance with the table below except that the name of the location or the unit/service may be omitted provided satisfactory communication has been established.
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<td>area control centre</td>
<td>CONTROL</td>
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<td>approach control</td>
<td>APPROACH</td>
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<td>approach control radar arrivals</td>
<td>ARRIVAL</td>
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<td>approach control radar departures</td>
<td>DEPARTURE</td>
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<td>aerodrome control</td>
<td>TOWER</td>
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<td>surface movement control</td>
<td>GROUND</td>
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<td>radar (in general)</td>
<td>RADAR</td>
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<td>precision approach radar</td>
<td>PRECISION</td>
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<td>direction-finding station</td>
<td>HOMER</td>
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<td>flight information service</td>
<td>INFORMATION</td>
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<td>clearance delivery</td>
<td>DELIVERY</td>
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<td>apron control</td>
<td>APRON</td>
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<td>company dispatch</td>
<td>DISPATCH</td>
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<td>aeronautical station</td>
<td>RADIO</td>
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<td><strong>5.2.1.7.2 Radiotelephony call signs for aircraft</strong><strong>5.2.1.7.2.1 Full call signs</strong>

<strong>5.2.1.7.2.1.1</strong> An aircraft radiotelephony call sign shall be one of the following types:

Type a) — the characters corresponding to the registration marking of the aircraft; or
Type b) — the telephony designator of the aircraft operating agency, followed by the last four characters of the registration marking of the aircraft;
Type c) — the telephony designator of the aircraft operating agency, followed by the flight identification.

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<ul>The name of the aircraft manufacturer or of the aircraft model may be used as a radiotelephony prefix to the Type a) call sign (see Table 5-1).</ul>
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<strong>Note 2.</strong>
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<ul>The telephony designators referred to in Types b) and c) are contained in Doc 8585 — Designators for Aircraft Operating Agencies, Aeronautical Authorities and Services.</ul>
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<strong>Note 3.</strong>
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<ul>Any of the foregoing call signs may be inserted in field 7 of the</ul>
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<a title="ICAO Model Flight Plan Form" href="http://flightcrewguide.com/wiki/rules-regulations/flight-plan/">ICAO flight plan</a>
<ul>as the aircraft identification. Instructions on the completion of the flight plan form are contained in PANS-ATM, Doc 4444.</ul>
<strong>5.2.1.7.2.2 Abbreviated call signs</strong>

<strong>5.2.1.7.2.2.1</strong> The aircraft radiotelephony call signs shown in 5.2.1.7.2.1.1, with the exception of Type c), may be abbreviated in the circumstances prescribed in 5.2.1.7.3.3.1. Abbreviated call signs shall be in the following form:
Type a) — the first character of the registration and at least the last two characters of the call sign;
Type b) — the telephony designator of the aircraft operating agency, followed by at least the last
two characters of the call sign;
Type c) — no abbreviated form.

<strong>Note.</strong>
<ul>Either the name of the aircraft manufacturer or of the aircraft model may be used in place of the first character in Type a).</ul>
<a href="http://flightcrewguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Examples-of-full-call-signs-and-abbreviated-call-signs.png"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2088" src="https://flightcrewguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Examples-of-full-call-signs-and-abbreviated-call-signs.png" alt="Examples of full call signs and abbreviated call signs" width="525" height="205" /></a></td>
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