Oceanic Report Tool
Before passing oceanic position reports on HF, please first establish communication. The controller/radio operator can then find your details and amend them as you make your report.
AUCKLAND RADIO AUCKLAND RADIO ZULU KILO OSCAR GOLF OSCAR (note the full call sign is used until the controller abbreviates it) POSITION REPORT
ZULU GOLF OSCAR AUCKLAND RADIO PASS YOUR MESSAGE (note how the call sign is abbreviated)
then continue as below. Edit the example data in the fields below to produce your position report.
|The position you last crossed
|Time at position
|The time at that position in Zulu (UTC) time - check your simulator is showing the correct Zulu time
|Your flight level
|The position you are heading to next
|Next position ETA
|Your estimated arrival time at the following position
|The position you are planning to head to after your next waypoint (no ETA required for this point)
Have you been assigned a Mach speed by ATC?
Unless you are specifically assigned a mach speed to fly by ATC, you do not need to report your speed.
|Your current Mach Speed. M0.80 would be read as "decimal eight zero"
|Your current ground speed.
Are you at a weather-reporting waypoint?
If you are unsure, assume you are not unless specifically requested for weather info by ATC.
|The outside air temperature at your current position.
|The direction component of the winds at your current flight level.
|The speed component of the winds at your current flight level.
|The level of turbulence encountered at your current flight level.
|The level of icing encountered at your current flight level.
|Thunderstorm activity encountered at your current position/flight level.
Are you travelling at an increased sim rate?
2x and 4x sim rates are available at specific altitudes in Oceanic airspace, subject to ATC approval.
Note: Requests for accelerated sim rates will usually be declined during events.
|The sim rate you are running your simulator at. Greater than 1x is only permitted with ATC approval, and not during events.