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|Local Time Of Day||0601 To 1200|
|Locale Reference||airport : cle|
|Controlling Facilities||tracon : cle|
tower : atl
|Affiliation||government : faa|
|Function||controller : approach|
|Qualification||controller : radar|
|Experience||controller radar : 10|
|Anomaly||other anomaly other|
|Independent Detector||other controllera|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : unable|
|Primary Problem||Navigational Facility|
|Air Traffic Incident||other|
|ATC Facility||procedure or policy : unspecified|
At approximately XA45 am frequency 124.0 became unreadable for all aircraft on this frequency (about 10 aircraft). We have had poor reception and transmission with this frequency for yrs and no one will do anything except blame it on sun spots.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: TRACON CTLR SAYS FREQ 124 PT 0 BECAME UNREADABLE AND WAS NO GOOD FOR XMITTING OR RECEIVING. RPTR SAYS THIS FREQ HAS BEEN THIS WAY FOR AT LEAST 10 YRS AND PROB ALWAYS BLAMED ON SUN SPOTS.
Narrative: AT APPROX XA45 AM FREQ 124.0 BECAME UNREADABLE FOR ALL ACFT ON THIS FREQ (ABOUT 10 ACFT). WE HAVE HAD POOR RECEPTION AND XMISSION WITH THIS FREQ FOR YRS AND NO ONE WILL DO ANYTHING EXCEPT BLAME IT ON SUN SPOTS.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 2007 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.