Audio Clip Transcripts of Janet Radio Traffic



Recorded Wednesday, 04/03/2002, 4.20pm - 5.20pm from Powerlines Overlook

Groom approach/departure
4.20pm: Henry 31 frequency change approved (to tower)
4.20pm: Maple 58 frequency change approved (to tower)
4.20pm: Maple 58, switching

Groom Tower
4.20pm: Maple 58 checks in with tower
4.22pm: Maple 58 searching for slowmover inbound to north pad
4.23pm: Maple 58 has slowmover in sight
4.24pm: Maple 58 clear to land on runway 14
4.24pm: Henry 31 clear to land north pad
4.28pm: Maple 58 lands at Groom, taxi to park
4.32pm: Maple 53 cleared to takeoff
4.35pm: Maple 53 frequency change approved (to approach/departure)

Groom approach/departure
4.35pm: Maple 53 checks in with approach/departure
4.38pm: Maple 53 reset transponder squak 4631
4.40pm: Maple 53 frequency change approved (to Nellis Control)

Nellis Control
4.40pm: Janet 238 checks in with Nellis

Groom Tower
4.50pm: Maple 58 cleared to Station 9 via Pyramid, then as filed, fl. 15,000, squak 0332
5.01pm: Maple 58 taxi runway 14
5.05pm: Maple 58 cleared for takeoff
5.06pm: Maple 58 frequency change approved (to approach/departure)

Groom approach/departure
5.07pm: Maple 58 checks in with approach/departure
5.10pm: Maple 53 reset transponder squak 4624
5.11pm: Maple 58 frequency change approved (to Nellis Control)

Nellis Control
5.12pm: Janet 243 Checks in with Nellis
5.17pm: Janet 243 handed to Las Vegas approach, frequency 125.02


Recorded Wednesday, 04/03/2002, 5.40pm - 8.20pm from Powerlines Overlook

Groom Tower
5.42pm: Henry 61 ah... tower

Nellis Control
6.12pm: Janet 221 checks in with Nellis Control, 5 miles northwest of Silverbow
6.14pm: Janet 221 handed to Salt Lake Center

Groom Tower
6.42pm: Henry 61 checks in
6.47pm: Henry 61 clear to land
6.49pm: Henry 61 taxi to park

7.08pm: Maple 25 checks in, 11 miles out
7.10pm: Maple 25 clear to land runway 32
7.14pm: Maple 25 taxi to park
7.47pm: Maple 25 requests clearance
7.47pm: Maple 25 cleared to Station 9 via Pyramid, then as filed. fl. 15,000, squak 0332

7.48pm: Henry 68 checks in with tower
7.49pm: Henry 68 at fl. 11,000, clear to approach

7.57pm: Maple 25 advised that "fire department does not have anyone there because they are waiting for the fastmover to land"
7.57pm: Maple 25: "Ok... Oh, we'll start without"

7.58pm: Tower: "Henry 68, check wheels down, wind 100 at 6, clear to land"
7.58pm: Henry 68 requests low approach
8.01pm: Henry 68 clear to approach

8.01pm: Maple 25, taxi to runway 14
(Janet terminal lights went out after Maple 25 left the terminal)
8.03pm: Maple 25 advised to clear the hammerhead to leave room for the fastmover that will be exiting the runway

8.04pm: Tower, Henry 68, we'll do a low approach to let the heavy cargo get off
8.04pm: Henry 68, clear to low approach

8.04pm: Maple 25, advise ready for departure
8.04pm: Maple 25: "25, we'll be ready for departure when this ..uhh.. fastmover gets past us"
8.05pm: Henry 68: "On the go we are going to go out to the arc for ILS 32 full stop."
8.05pm: Maple 25, clear for takeoff
8.07pm: Maple 25, frequency change approved (to approach/departure)
8.10pm: Tower: "Henry 68, wind 100 at 5, clear to land"
8.12pm: Maple 25, frequency change approved (to approach/departure) (repeated, likely a controller error)
8.13pm: Henry 68, taxi to park

- Observed fast flying aircraft with a bright strobe in airspace behind Bald Mountain and north (Kawich Valley or over Site 4?)
- Took off around 7.10pm on runway 14, steep climb, then turned around and flew north
- Saw it land around 8.10pm on runway 32

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