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Can anyone please explain this better for me.

"In order to use TACAN we must first find the channel which corresponds to a Flight Simulator VOR
frequency. Without going into too much boring detail, TACAN channel consists of a 3-digit integer,
followed by the letter X or Y. X channels cover all frequencies with 0 or 1 decimal places (0 to 9 kHz). Y
channels cover any frequencies which end in 2 decimal places (0.5 kHz). For example frequency 116.80
translates to channel 115X and 116.85 becomes CH 115Y. 116.90 is CH 116X, and so on..."

Thanks

Ben

2. Originally Posted by SirBenn21
Can anyone please explain this better for me.

"In order to use TACAN we must first find the channel which corresponds to a Flight Simulator VOR
frequency. Without going into too much boring detail, TACAN channel consists of a 3-digit integer,
followed by the letter X or Y. X channels cover all frequencies with 0 or 1 decimal places (0 to 9 kHz). Y
channels cover any frequencies which end in 2 decimal places (0.5 kHz). For example frequency 116.80
translates to channel 115X and 116.85 becomes CH 115Y. 116.90 is CH 116X, and so on..."

Thanks

Ben

That makes sense to me.

use the first three digits of any VOR frequency, say 115.65

No matter what it's going to be 115. One post decimal number adds a X, two is Y.

115.6 translates to 115X
115.65 translates to 115Y
119.2 translates to 119X
119.25 translates to 119Y
111.70 translates to 111X
111.75 translates to 111Y

3. Thanks

I now understand. Must have been sleep depraved when I read it.

Ben

4. Originally Posted by SirBenn21
Can anyone please explain this better for me.

"In order to use TACAN we must first find the channel which corresponds to a Flight Simulator VOR
frequency. Without going into too much boring detail, TACAN channel consists of a 3-digit integer,
followed by the letter X or Y. X channels cover all frequencies with 0 or 1 decimal places (0 to 9 kHz). Y
channels cover any frequencies which end in 2 decimal places (0.5 kHz). For example frequency 116.80
translates to channel 115X and 116.85 becomes CH 115Y. 116.90 is CH 116X, and so on..."

Thanks

Ben
Here is a link to a hand cross reference, look up the freq and you have your tacan:
http://www.flightsim.com/main/howto/tacan.htm

Rod

5. Originally Posted by idahosurge
Here is a link to a hand cross reference, look up the freq and you have your tacan:
http://www.flightsim.com/main/howto/tacan.htm

Rod
Now that's just confused me even more. I'll have to print that out.

Thanks

Ben

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