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  • What is "Hex"

    Hello - just joined. Can somebody please tell me what is meant by Hex when the details of a flight come up? Thanks.

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    It's the Mode-S address of the aircraft in hexadecimal format.
    This permits some 16,777,215 different idents.
    A useful list can be found here http://www.mantma.co.uk/icao%20allocations.html
    Last edited by Lasatalayas; 2010-04-22, 17:21.

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