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My overlays don't give me the ATIS tune option in the ATC window. Any one know about this?scott s..

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Guest Captain Barfbag

In AFCAD, bring up Lists-Frequencies (I think, but it's something like that anyway.) Do you see ATIS there? If not, you need to add it. You can use the same frequency that the main overlay uses.Also, are these downloaded overlays or your own? If they're downloads, you might want to contact the author and see if he/she has similar problems.

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It is my overlay. All the comms are the same as the baseairport (where it works).Example:;---- Communications Frequency( 118.300 APCON "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 120.900 APCON "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 127.900 ATIS "PHNL" ) Frequency( 121.400 CDEL "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 118.300 DEPCON "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 120.900 DEPCON "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 124.800 DEPCON "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 114.800 FSS "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 122.100 FSS "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 122.200 FSS "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 122.600 FSS "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 123.600 FSS "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 121.900 GNDCON "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 133.600 GNDCON "HICKAM" ) Frequency( 119.100 APCON "HONOLULU APPROACH" ) Frequency( 124.800 APCON "HONOLULU DEPARTURE" ) Frequency( 118.100 CT "HONOLULU" ) Frequency( 123.900 CT "HONOLULU" )This overlay is for GA aircraft at PHNL to useRwy 4R/22L.scott s..

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Try changing the name of the airport (PHNL) in the ATIS line to the name of your overlay??-- Tom GibsonCalifornia Classic Propliners: http://www.calclassic.com/Cal Classic Alco Page: http://www.calclassic.com/alco/Freeflight Design Shop: http://www.freeflightdesign.com/ San Diego Model RR Museum: http://www.sdmodelrailroadm.com/Drop by! ___x_x_(")_x_x___

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That's it, Tom. I went to my own home-brewed PHNL overlay (for the floatplane runways out in the bay) and sure enough, there was no ATIS. So I tried switching the ATIS name to the overlay name, 2HNL, and when I reloaded everything it showed ATIS.

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Thanks. I see looking at AFCAD help that it says ATISmuch match airport name, but I assumed that meant thebase airport. So I guess it can said to be RTFM.scott s..

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