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  • Originally posted by lucaperazzolli View Post
    Please remove my aircraft from database:

    Van's RV-8
    I-LUKE
    mode s 300432

    Somebody put the samecode s on an other aircraft and there are a lot of confusion
    Put your registration ILUKE in your transponder callsign field then we will see where the problem is. Looks like ADSB feeder coverage is very poor in NE Italy anyway from the jittery track logs in the flight history.

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    • Originally posted by Fat Blob View Post

      Put your registration ILUKE in your transponder callsign field then we will see where the problem is. Looks like ADSB feeder coverage is very poor in NE Italy anyway from the jittery track logs in the flight history.
      My XPDR has the right code callsign ILUKE, I found another track and speed for the flight for today (it seems a real flight performed from another ac) thankx

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      • Originally posted by lucaperazzolli View Post

        My XPDR has the right code callsign ILUKE, I found another track and speed for the flight for today (it seems a real flight performed from another ac) thankx
        When did you last fly? I can see flight history for 300432 back to 27 June 2020 and none of the flights have transmitted a transponder callsign. If you have flown since that date then you haven't configured any callsign otherwise it would show under the 'flight' column :

        https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/i-luke

        Here is an example of an Italian plane with a correctly configured transponder callsign (I-OZZL) :

        https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/i-ozzl

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        • Originally posted by Fat Blob View Post

          When did you last fly? I can see flight history for 300432 back to 27 June 2020 and none of the flights have transmitted a transponder callsign. If you have flown since that date then you haven't configured any callsign otherwise it would show under the 'flight' column :

          https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/i-luke

          Here is an example of an Italian plane with a correctly configured transponder callsign (I-OZZL) :

          https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/i-ozzl
          Brainstorming... I did my last flight this morning (a couple of hours ago) and if I search for ILUKE the tracks are not mine. It's

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          • Ciao Luca because your XPDR is not full ModeS the tracks are "estimates" of your flights, it depends on the amount of receivers around you for a more accurate location and speed, it uses triangulation between the receivers. There are not so many in your normal flight area so your speeds will be random, the last track on FR24 shows you at 530kts Because there are not enough receivers the callsign is not picked up correctly, if at all.

            Another website shows your tracks today from Venezia (approx) to Trento (approx) and back, again not precise because of the way that these systems calculate things.

            Which track do you think is not you?

            Also to add it happens with some of the aircraft I fly too
            Last edited by WayneKing; 2021-06-26, 16:02.

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            • Originally posted by lucaperazzolli View Post

              Brainstorming... I did my last flight this morning (a couple of hours ago) and if I search for ILUKE the tracks are not mine. It's
              Part of your post seems to be missing. I think the problem could be FR24 has poor feeder coverage as I said before. There is a partial track on ADSBexchange of a flight today : https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=300432

              However once again please note that no callsign was entered in the XPDR - "callsign n/a".

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              • Originally posted by WayneKing View Post
                Ciao Luca because your XPDR is not full ModeS the tracks are "estimates" of your flights, it depends on the amount of receivers around you for a more accurate location and speed, it uses triangulation between the receivers. There are not so many in your normal flight area so your speeds will be random, the last track on FR24 shows you at 530kts Because there are not enough receivers the callsign is not picked up correctly, if at all.

                Another website shows your tracks today from Venezia (approx) to Trento (approx) and back, again not precise because of the way that these systems calculate things.

                Which track do you think is not you?

                Also to add it happens with some of the aircraft I fly too
                "Another website shows your tracks today from Venezia (approx) to Trento (approx) and back," thats mine for today is not complete because of the mountains. Thanks you

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                • Originally posted by Fat Blob View Post

                  Part of your post seems to be missing. I think the problem could be FR24 has poor feeder coverage as I said before. There is a partial track on ADSBexchange of a flight today : https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=300432

                  However once again please note that no callsign was entered in the XPDR - "callsign n/a".
                  Thanks a lot, just to understand: in Italy, we receive from the Ac registration authority a code that is configured into the xpdr, I suppose that only in Usa you can put November callsign into the unit. Btw I'll try next time to check whats happens, but for today the FR24 track is a mystery Thank you a lot for attention to my posts !

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                  • ModeS/Hex-code: 3D77A6
                    Registration: F-HFTS
                    Airline: Finistair
                    Operator code (ICAO): FTR

                    ModeS/Hex-code: 399671
                    Registration: F-HFTR
                    Airline: Finistair
                    Operator code (ICAO): FTR



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                    • Originally posted by bsu3 View Post
                      ModeS/Hex-code: 3D77A6
                      Registration: F-HFTS
                      Airline: Finistair
                      Operator code (ICAO): FTR
                      German hex..
                      Posts not to be taken as official support representation - Just a helpful uploader who tinkers

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                      • Originally posted by Oblivian View Post

                        German hex..
                        Yes but it is with the German HEX that it always appears on FR24 (see capture)

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                        • 4D02DC
                          LX-FLI
                          Pilatus PC-12 NGX
                          Jetfly Aviation
                          JFA

                          Last edited by bsu3; 2021-06-27, 09:39.

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                          • Originally posted by bsu3 View Post

                            Yes but it is with the German HEX that it always appears[I] on FR24 (see capture)
                            Because it's miscoded. Don't report miscodes.
                            German hex = german reg. D-FROG is what it was. Now sold
                            French hex = French reg.

                            The owner needs to reprogram it. It won't be changed until then
                            Posts not to be taken as official support representation - Just a helpful uploader who tinkers

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                            • Originally posted by bsu3 View Post
                              Linking to an opposing site. That's one way to prove you are flogging/copy pasting.
                              Posts not to be taken as official support representation - Just a helpful uploader who tinkers

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                              • Originally posted by Oblivian View Post

                                Linking to an opposing site. That's one way to prove you are flogging/copy pasting.

                                So I got it all wrong today !!! This plane was at my house a few days ago and the company did not appear on FR24. If I don't go and look elsewhere for information, I can't know the name of the airline, can I? and copying / pasting codes (from FR24 or other government or commercial sites) is the only way not to make a code transcription error. Sorry if I bumped into someone .

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