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Radio telephony procedures

SARTIME and SARWATCH

SARWATCH AIP GEN 3.4

Circumstance Phraseology
KEY

Pilot transmission

Unique to Australia (ICAO Silent)

Military specific

1 SARTIME nomination (a) SARTIME details
(b) Standby or (callsign)
(c) SARTIME for departure (or arrival) [location] (time)
2 SARTIME cancellation (a) SARTIME details
(b) Standby or (callsign)
(c) (position/location) cancel SARTIME
3 SARTIME amendment (a) SARTIME details
(b) Standby or (callsign)
(c) As required, including specific phrases nominated above if applicable

SARWATCH other than SARTIME AIP GEN 3.4

Circumstance Phraseology
KEY

Pilot transmission

Unique to Australia (ICAO Silent)

Military specific

1 Departure reports
To initiate a SARWATCH when communication on the ground is not available.
(a) Airborne (location)
2 Flight and arrival reports
Form of acknowledgement to ‘cancel SARWATCH’ when the ATS unit accepting the arrival report is other than the unit addressed
(a) (position) cancel SARWATCH [advise (unit)
if appropriate]
(b) SARWATCH cancelled [wilco (unit)]
(c) [Location] SARWATCH terminated
(d) Roger (identity of unit acknowledging)
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