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ACARS Aircraft Transmission Decoder App For Android

Available in Android Market


(Also available for the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch)

ACARS lets you view ACARS transmissions on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Just connect it to a VHF radio (or even set it next to the radio's speaker), tune in an ACARS frequency, and watch the decodes.

Decodes can be automatically saved to an acars.txt file on your device's SD card or other memory by enabling the Log button.

ACARS Frequencies

131.725 MHz ACARS Primary channel for Europe 
131.525 MHz ACARS Tertiary channel for Europe 
136.900 MHz ACARS Channel logged near London 
131.550 MHz ACARS Primary channel for North America 
130.025 MHz ACARS Secondary channel for North America 
129.125 MHz ACARS Tertiary channel for North America 
131.475 MHz Company channel for Air Canada and some European airlines in North America 
131.125 MHz ACARS channel local to ORD so far 
131.550 MHz ACARS Primary channel for Asia/Pacific 
131.450 MHz ACARS Primary channel for Japan 
130.450 MHz Overflow ACARS channel in use in the Washington, Boston, Chicago, and DFW areas 

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Last modified December 13, 2011