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jonakwan
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ATC communication

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Why is there no ATC communication on the Internet in Belgium?

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jonakwan wrote: 28 Aug 2021, 22:49 Why is there no ATC communication on the Internet in Belgium?
It’s not allowed by Belgian law.

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luchtzak wrote: 28 Aug 2021, 23:14 It’s not allowed by Belgian law.
What is the reason for this? What does the law text say?

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jonakwan wrote: 29 Aug 2021, 00:24
luchtzak wrote: 28 Aug 2021, 23:14 It’s not allowed by Belgian law.
What is the reason for this? What does the law text say?
Chapter VI of the law of 13 June 2005. "Nobody is allowed to own radiocommunication equipment without authorisation." "Nobody is allowed to intercept communications which are not specifically aimed at him/her", etc.
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IIRC You need a so-called ‘radio operators licence’ before you can listen to or broadcast on aviation frequencies.

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Can we as an aviation community file a petition to the Belgium government and appropriate authorities that this is an outdated law and that there's nothing illegal in my opinion about listening to live ATC communication? When we look at Canada, which recently reallowed ATC communications after the country banned it for a while, the U.S. and some E.U. countries.

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