You’re flying along, ATC calls you with a request, you press your push-to-talk (PTT) button, the “T” on your comm radio lights up and you speak. ATC doesn’t hear you. But the “T” is lit? What gives?
Your radio box is just one part of your communications transmitter system. The switches, microphones, cables, connectors and antenna all have to be working properly for you to make clear, readable transmissions. [Read more…]