Frequently Asked Questions
This section was created to provide answers to some common queries about ADS-B and its companion technologies. Click on a question. If you require more information on ADS-B, please
What does the acronym "ADS-B" stand for?
What are the advantages of implementing ADS-B in our country?
Are there safety advantages for the average pilot?
Can ADS-B replace RADAR in an existing Air Traffic Management system?
Is ADS-B more accurate than conventional RADAR?
Is it more reliable than RADAR?
What are the U.S. "link standards" for ADS-B?
What are the "Pros and Cons" of 1090ES ADS-B?
What are the "Pros and Cons" of 978MHz "UAT" ADS-B?
How does VDL Mode-4 differ from the other ADS-B link standards?
What is the difference between Wide Area Multilateration and ADS-B?
What is the effective range of an ADS-B signal?
interface with the aircraft and existing ground infrastructures?
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