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MISSION BAY VORTAC

SAN DIEGO, CA, USA

Location

Lat/Long: 32-46-55.934N / 117-13-31.486W
118015.934N / 422011.486W
Elevation: 12 ft.
Variation: 15E (1965)

Operational Characteristics

Type: VORTAC
Class: H-VORTAC   [about]
Frequency: 117.80
TACAN channel: 125X
Hours of operation: 24
Voice: yes
Station call name: SAN DIEGO RADIO
NOTAM facility: SAN
FSS: SAN
FSS hours of operation: 24

Technical Characteristics

Accuracy: NOS
Monitoring: INTERNAL MONITORING PLUS A STATUS INDICATOR INSTALLED AT CONTROL POINT. (REVERTS TO A TEMPORARY CATEGORY 3 STATUS WHEN THE CONTROL POINT IS NOT MANNED.)
Owner: FEDERAL AVIATION ADMIN
Operator: FEDERAL AVIATION ADMIN
Common system usage: yes
For public use: yes

Protected Frequency Altitudes

H (High)
Class Altitude Miles
H *Below 18,000' 40
H Within the contiguous 48 states only between 14,5000' and 17,999' 100
H 18,000' to FL 450 130
H above FL 450 100
* See the Airman's Information Manual (AIM) for reception ranges for altitudes 1000' and below

Remarks

  • VOR PORTION UNUSBL 090-100 BYD 28 NM;100-130 BYD 17 NM; 130-190 BYD 14 NM; 190-219 BYD 20 NM; 308-360 BYD 20 NM BLO 8000 FT.
  • TACAN AZIMUTH & DME UNUSBL 310-360 BYD 20 NM BLO 6000 FT; 310-360 BYD 30 NM BLO 10000 FT.

Fixes Associated with this NAVAID (Compulsory and Noncompulsory)

BARMA*CA      RYAHH*CA      ESCON*CA      PALOS*CA      TUFFI*CA      DEORO*CA      HOMLY*CA      FINLE*CA      PEBLE*CA      CARIF*CA      SARGS*CA      PILLO*CA      FALCC*CA      LAKEE*CA      ORDER*CA      CLSTR*CA      LNSAY*CA      EIREE*CA      MAFAN*CA      DOUGA*CA      CARDI*CA      NEMMO*CA      HAILE*CA      WYNDI*CA      TORIE*CA      MELDY*CA      MALIT*OP      CANNO*CA      VISTA*CA      BAKEL*CA      GATTO*CA      VITKO*CA      PACIF*CA      RECCO*CA      REDIN*CA      BARET*CA      GENTA*CA      TINNY*CA      SCORP*CA      SHAMU*CA      BONDO*CA      BROWS*CA      NASNI*CA      SEPEE*CA      BOKNE*CA     

Holding Patterns Associated with this NAVAID

PILLO-2 INT*CA      SARGS-1 INT*CA      MISSION BAY-1 VORTAC*CA      CARIF INT*CA      RYAHH INT*CA      VISTA-1 INT*CA      REDIN INT*CA      PACIF-1 INT*CA      BARET-1 INT*CA      MISSION BAY-2 VORTAC*CA      PILLO-1 INT*CA      HAILE INT*CA      MISSION BAY VORTAC-3 WP*CA     

NAVAID Class Designator Explanation

The NAVAID Class Designator may be comprised of an altitude code (VOR, VORTAC, VOR/DME, AND TACAN Facilities only), and/or a combination of class codes.

Altitude Code Altitude Description
H High
L Low
T Terminal
Examples: H-ABVORTAC, L-VOR, H, HH, MH-SAB, MHW/LOM, H-SAB/LOM
Note: Multiple class code types may be seperated by a / (slant) or a - (dash).
Canadian Facilities Canadian facilities may use additional codes not listed here.

Class Code Description
AB Automatic Weather Broadcast
DME UHF standard (TACAN compatible) Distance Measuring Equipment
DME(Y) UHF standard (TACAN compatible) Distance Measuring Equipment that required receivers to be placed in the 'Y' mode to receive DME
H Non-Directional Radio Beacon (NDB), (Homing), power 50 watts to less than 2000 watts (50nm at all altitudes).
HH Non-Directional Radio Beacon (NDB), (Homing), power 2000 watts or more (75nm at all altitudes).
H-SAB Non-Directional Radio Beacom (NDB) providing automatic transcribed weather service.
LMM Compass Locator Station when installed at middle marker site (15nm at all altitudes).
LOM Compass Locator Station when installed at outer marker site (15nm at all altitudes).
MH Non-Directional Radio Beacon (NDB), (Homing), Power less than 50 watts (25nm at all altitudes).
S Simultaneous range homing singal and/or voice.
SABH Non-Directional Radio Beacon (NDB) NOT authorized for IFR or ATC. provides automatic weather broadcasts.
TACAN UHF navigational facility-Omnidirectional Course and Distance information.
VOR VHF navigational facility-Omnidirectional Course only.
VOR/DME Collocated VOR navigational facility and UHF standard Distance Measuring Equipment.
VORTAC Collocated VOR and TACAN navigational facilities.
W Without voice on radio facility frequency.
Z VHF station location marker at a radio facility.

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