The Federal Communications Commission is planning to solicit comment shortly on the “appropriate treatment” of 121.5 MHz emergency locator transmitters (ELTs). The agency has released a notice that is expected to be printed in the Federal Register in upcoming weeks that questions whether, how and when the continued use of the 121.5 MHz ELTs should be phased out. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association calls FCC’s notice a measured approach to the issue. The internationally ...

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