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Availability of ATC Communications on Channel 9 thread [2011 Flights]

Availability of ATC Communications on Channel 9 thread [2011 Flights]

 
Old Feb 13, 11, 8:08 am
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2/12 UA 470 JAC-ORD B757
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Old Feb 13, 11, 4:02 pm
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Channel 9 was on Saturday, 12 Feb SFO-ORD #134 and ORD-SFO #155.
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Old Feb 15, 11, 11:29 am
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2/11 UA 260 IAD-MCO (also delayed ~45 min. due to FAs being late--FAs and captain in very bad mood, so didn't even ask to see if they could turn it on)

2/14 UA 304 MCO-IAD ^ (with caveat the FAs didn't turn on IFE audio at all until ~30 minutes into flight)
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Old Feb 15, 11, 11:32 am
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2/9 IAD-DEN 977
2/14 DEN-IAD 316 (despite announcement by FA that it's available on Channel 9 if captain has turned on the service--would have been nice since we had delays at IAD for wind, and would have liked to hear ATC in DEN as well as the pilots cursing the bucking bronco on the landing).
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Old Feb 15, 11, 2:00 pm
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2/12
UA914 SFO-IAD ^ (With announcement by the Captain)

2/13
UA951 IAD-LAX ^ (With announcement by the Captain)
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Old Feb 16, 11, 4:06 pm
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Feb 11 UA877 ORD-PHX A320 ^ at least at least for awhile. This was an interesting flight, as we had a medical emergency (with passenger on the floor in the back galley) for almost the entire three hours. I switched to iPod eventually and then went back to Ch 9 a little later when it felt like we were turning and I wondered whether we might be diverting. I checked again about 10 minutes before landing and it was quiet, so I guess it went off at some point.

Feb 16 UA656 PHX-ORD 757 ^
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Old Feb 16, 11, 10:52 pm
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2/15 UA134 SFO-ORD (757) ^ Glad to have made it in before they grounded the fleet!
2/16 UA907 ORD-SFO (76I)
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Old Feb 17, 11, 4:54 pm
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2/17 HKG-SFO (47C), no announcement, not turned on until taxiing, so no idea why ATC held us at the gate for 45 minutes (probably the fog).

On for at least 4 hours past Tokyo, then off for rest of the flight.
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Old Feb 18, 11, 4:15 am
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Amazing experience! I got 5 out of 5!!!

2/4 UA935 LHR-LAX B777 ^
2/8 UA857 LAX-SFO B757 ^
2/13 UA526 SFO-LAX B757 ^
2/16 UA239 LAX-SFO A320 ^
2/16 UA930 SFO-LHR B777 ^
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Old Feb 18, 11, 4:29 am
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Ua931 iad fra 2/13 ok
ua917 fra iad 2/17 ok
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Old Feb 18, 11, 6:43 am
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Feb 8 SFO-OGG UA 35 ^
Feb 17 OGG-SFO UA 34 ^

Arrived to see Air Force One sitting in front of United's service center, all lite up.
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Old Feb 20, 11, 5:23 pm
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2/11 UA6009 MCI-ORD ER4 n/a, but I did notice an audio control in my armrest
2/11 UA245 ORD-DEN 67I Asked the purser as we boarded, but never heard back
2/11 UA245 DEN-SJC B757
2/11 UA168 SJC-DEN B757 Same crew as UA245
2/11 UA7559 DEN-MCI E170 n/a This would be an even better aircraft with IFE

2/18 UAXXX XXX-DEN A319 ^
2/20 UA598 DEN-MCI A320 ^ and announced by Captain. Very interesting day for Channel 9

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Old Feb 21, 11, 2:28 pm
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2/18 UA82 LAX-JFK (757) ^
2/21 UA27 JFK-LAX (757) ^

A good trip!
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Old Feb 21, 11, 9:27 pm
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Originally Posted by trekwars2000 View Post
1/21: ORF-IAD: CR7 n/a, upgraded and on-time
1/21: IAD-ORF: 757 , upgraded and early
1/31: LAS-DEN: CR7 n/a, upgraded and on-time - surprised to see a RJ on the LAS-DEN route, but happy it was there for a Monday morning flight as the mainline at 615am was too early and the other mainline at 900am was too late.
2/5: DEN-LAS: 757 ^, upgraded but not on-time despite landing 10 minutes early. After pulling off runway the nose gear steering became in-op, so we had to wait for a tug and ended up 35 minutes late

So... 1/2
Overall: 1/3
319:
320:
757: 1/3
767:
777:

UA On-Time%: 5/6 (Express: 3/3, 3/3 on CR7)
2/8: LAS-DEN: 757 ^, upgraded and on-time
2/9: DEN-LAS: 757 , upgraded and on-time

Took 3 AS flights to ANC today and 2/3 were late about 30 minutes due to 100+ mph head winds.

So... 1/2
Overall: 2/5
319:
320:
757: 2/5
767:
777:

UA On-Time%: 7/8 (Express: 3/3, 3/3 on CR7)
Overall On-Time%: 8/11 (1/3 on AS)
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Old Feb 22, 11, 10:58 am
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2/20 901 FRA-SFO even after the FA called to ask
2/21 862 SFO-HKG initially but ^ after I asked FA to call captain when we were over Japan
2/22 895 HKG-SIN ^ Said hi to the pilots before pushback and asked about it, no problem.
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