Frequency Control Rules and Procedures
turning on a transmitter anywhere in field vicinity (within 3 miles), you
must “own” or “capture” the proper frequency. This includes in and around
vehicles and pit area in addition to flying.
2. To “own” or
“capture” a frequency, raise the appropriate T-bar on the frequency control
board to the “up” position and hold with a clothes pin. Attach your current
national membership card under clothes pin. This gives a name to each used
turning on your transmitter, check to see if any airborne aircraft are
affected. Be prepared to turn it off immediately if trouble is observed.
4. If sharing
a frequency with other flyers, lower frequency bar and remove your card
after your flight to make it available for someone else to use.
5. When others
are sharing your frequency, please limit flight time to approximately twenty
minutes and then relinquish the frequency to the next person. Be courteous.
remove anyone else’s membership card from the frequency board. Locate the
pilot and ask him to remove it.
7. If you
improperly use the frequency board and turn on a transmitter which causes
damage to another pilot’s aircraft, you could be responsible for damages.
8. No 50 MHz
amateur radio equipment (non-RC) shall be used at the field.
NOTE - Users of 2.4 radios are not exempt. Pilots
using 2.4 radios are required to clip their membership card on the board in
the appropriate location.