SNFO/SWSO VOICE COMMUNICATIONS
30. HAVE NUMBERS - Used by aircrew to inform ATC that they have received runway,
wind, and altimeter information only.
31. HOW DO YOU HEAR or HOW DO YOU READ - A question relating to the quality of
the transmission or to determine how well the transmission is being received.
"BUCK 717, how do you read this transmitter?"
"BUCK 717, loud and clear", or "BUCK 717
weak and unreadable", or "BUCK 717, broken."
32. IDENT - A request for a pilot to activate the aircraft transponder identification feature.
This will help the controller to confirm an aircraft identity. (No verbal response necessary.)
"KATT 811, ident."
33. IFR - Instrument Flight Rules - Rules governing the procedures conducting instrument
34. IMC - In Instrument Meteorological Conditions, meaning no discernible horizon and/or in
"KATT 811, say visibility."
"KATT 811, IMC."
IMMEDIATE/IMMEDIATELY - Used by ATC when such action is required to avoid an
"KATT 833, immediate right turn, heading 180."
"KATT 833, right 180."
36. INOPERATIVE - Used to describe a piece of equipment which has ceased to function
properly (e.g., an inoperative TACAN). (Not listed in the pilot/controller glossary, but
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