COMMUNICATION STATIONS


COMMUNICATIONS

In the Lisbon Flight Information Region there are 4 communication stations and 3 repeater stations.
In the Oceanic Flight Information Region, there are, in addition to the Santa Maria transmitter/receiver centre, 3 communication stations: one on Santa Maria, one on Faial and the other on Flores.

COMMUNICATION STATION FUNCTIONS
The various types of ground-air communication stations ensure communications between the air traffic controllers and the pilots. 
A network based on radio-relay links, with several repeater stations, ensures the ground-air communication signals are beamed from the radars to the control centre.