What is Unicom and Ctaf?
Also to know is, what is Unicom frequency used for?
A UNICOM (universal communications) station is an air-ground communication facility operated by a non-air traffic control private agency to provide advisory service at uncontrolled aerodromes and airports and to provide various non-flight services, such as requesting a taxi, even at towered airports.
Subsequently, question is, what is Vatsim Unicom? Code of Conduct B7. "Pilots flying through uncontrolled airspace should set their VHF radio frequency to 122.80 or other designated "Unicom" frequency and monitor until they come under air traffic control coverage."
In respect to this, what is Ctaf explain CTAF procedures?
Explain CTAF procedures at your training airports. CTAF is common traffic advisory frequency. It is used when there is no controlled towered at the airport and it is the radio frequency to allow pilots to communicate and to locate themselves and what they are intended to do.
What frequency do pilots use?
If you wish to talk to the pilot of another airplane, use the air-to-air frequency of 122.75 MHz. It is not considered good etiquette to fill other frequencies with pilot-to-pilot chats. VOR frequencies are between 108.0 and 117.975 MHz, immediately below aviation communication frequencies beginning at 118.0.