Transmission of numbers – Part 2

A decimal point is indicated by:

  1. the word DECIMAL in the transmission of frequencies,
  2. the word POINT in all other cases.

Examples:

Frequency

Other number with a decimal point

Exceptions:

Transmission of altitude, cloud height, visibility and runway visual range (RVR)

Numbers which contain whole thousands, whole hundreds and combinations of

thousands and whole hundreds, shall be transmitted by pronouncing each digit in the number of thousands followed by the word THOUSAND and the number of hundreds followed by the word HUNDRED.

Examples:

Altitude

Cloud height

Visibility

Runway Visual Range (RVR)

Transmission of speed and turn

Numbers shall be transmitted by pronouncing the number of hundreds followed by HUNDRED  and the ten and unit digits.

Examples:

Speed

Turn

Transmission of azimut in terms of 12 o’clock in passing traffic information (radar environment) shall be done using ‘ten’, ‘eleven’ and ‘twelve’ o’clock.

Example:

F-GIHM, traffic information, traffic 10 o’clok, 5 miles, passing from right to left, FL200

 

Transmission of visibility above 10 kilometers shall be done using the ten digits.

Example:

Visibility 11 km => Visibility eleven kilometers