Advanced Simulated Radar Client


Copyright 2002

Mike Evans
David Hendleman








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Selects an aircraft for radio transmission (“+” key by default)



Selects a controller for text transmissions (“\” key by default)



Opens/closes VSCS




Toggles between ground-to-ground and air-to-ground text



Pointout to two digit controller ID “CC”



Displays or hides datatag



Changes position of datatag to position “P”



Changes position and length of leader

<F1> /L ACFT


Changes length of leader

<F2> FFFbCCC <enter>


Sets hard airspace floor and ceiling (CAUTION - SEE NOTES)

<F2> ICAO [ICAO…] <enter>


Displays altimeter settings for up to 6 ICAO airport identifiers



Tracks an ACFT, or accepts a handoff



Drops track on an ACFT



Initiates handoff to two digit controller ID “CC”



Forcefully drops track on an aircraft owned by a PC user.



Assigns cruise altitude



Assigns a block cruise altitude



Displays flight strip (shift <F6> or .QU shows flight planned route)

<F7> ICAO <enter>


Shows metar for ICAO



Shows arrival metar (shift <F7> or .QW shows depart metar)



Assigns temporary altitude



Assigns transponder setting



Assigns the specific CODE

<F9> CODE <enter>


Removes CODE from code list



Assigns voice, text, receive flag (C = “v”, “t”, or “r”)



Zooms in



Zooms out




{double right click}


Centers scope on double click point

{right drag}


Pans scope



Centers on POINT

{Mouse wheel}


Zooms in or out




<HOME> {click aircraft}


Sends private message to clicked aircraft to contact you

<INS> ABC <enter>


Inserts scratchpad string

<INS> /OK ABC <enter>


Inserts scratchpad string into an aircraft owned by another controller.




<up arrow>


Scrolls back through text input

<dn arrow>


Scrolls forward through text input



Clears text input line if text present; unselects aircraft if text absent






Scrolls backward through communication history (radio or controller)



Scrolls forward through communication history (radio or controller)



Resets communication box to its normal state after scroll




.transfer /ok CC <enter>


Initiates mass handoff of all owned targets to controller ID “cc”




.vis POINT <enter>


Sets visibility center to POINT

.ff FIX [FIX FIX …] <enter>


Turns individual FIX(es) on or off

.rings POINT <enter>


Sets range rings center to POINT

.rsb POINT POINT <enter>


Gives range and bearing between two POINTs



Gives range, bearing and time info between ACFT and POINT




.ta {click aircraft}


Issues traffic advisories to radioselected text aircraft






Inserts someone into hold list (.ql h ACFT removes)

.ql d CC ACFT


Pushes ACFT onto the departure list of controller ID “CC”

.ql a ACFT


Adds/removes ACFT from your arrival/departure list

CALL <asel> <asel>


Adds or removes an aircraft to/from your request list.




DD <csel>


Opens chat with controller or observer ID “DD”

.x <enter>


Closes a chatbox, and deletes all contents

.msg DD MESSAGE <enter>


Sends a text MESSAGE to controller or observer ID “DD”

.chat CALL <enter>


Opens a chat with CALL (usually not in your list)

.group groupname [CALL or DD…] <enter>


Opens group chat with any number of CALLs or DDs

.a [CALL or DD] <enter>


Adds CALL or DD to the currently opened group chat

.r [CALL or DD] <enter>


Removes CALL or DD from the currently opened group chat

.wallop MESSAGE <enter>


Sends broadcast message to all supervisors on the network

.pan MESSAGE <enter>


Sends private MESSAGE to all of your tracked aircraft




.ov CC <enter>


Overrides position ID “CC”

.ic CC <enter>


Initiates intercom call with position ID “CC”

.rls <enter>


Cancels, or disconnects override or intercom call




.atis CALL <enter>


Requests atis from CALL

.ping CALL <enter>


Pings CALL (aircraft or full controller callsign)




.am rte fix1.fix2 <enter>


Amends flight plan route

.am typ TYP <enter>


Amends flight plan aircraft type

.am spd SPD <enter>


Amends flight plan true airspeed

.am ral ALT <enter>


Amends flight plan requested altitude

.am alt ALT <enter>


Amends flight plan assigned cruise altitude

.am rmk RMK <enter>


Amends flight plan remark section

.am bcn CODE <enter>


Amends flight plan beacon assignment

.am ifr <enter>


Amends flight plan type to IFR

.am vfr <enter>


Amends flight plan type to VFR




.fp TYP ALT RTE <asel>


Creates new IFR flight plan for selected AC (and deletes current FP)

.vp TYP RTE RTE <asel>


Creates new VFR flight plan for selected AC (and deletes current FP)






Requests position relief (break)



Cancels request for position relief (nobreak)




.log FILE <enter>


Saves the entire radio history, or chat history with the currently selected individual, as a text file with FILE name

.copy <enter>


Copies the entire radio history, or chat history with the currently selected individual to the windows clipboard



Copies the ASRC input line onto the windows clipboard



Pastes the windows clipboard to the ASRC input line




.rwkey <enter> <PTT key>


Sets the push-to-talk key for voice through ASRC




.refresh <enter>


Refreshes ASRC’s data (only needed if datatag not updating correctly due to server or client issues)



Numpad * key (splat key) inserts a <space> between arguments in command strings.


Notes –


  1. “ACFT” indicates any aircraft select method (either <asel>, CID, CALL, or click on aircraft).  Some methods of aircraft selection are not available for all functions.
  2. CALL indicates full callsign.
  3. Upper case BOLDED words should be replaced with the corresponding value described below.
  4. Lower case un-bracketed words should be typed as indicated, and are part of the basic command.
  5. Words or characters bracketed with [] are optional arguments.
  6. Words bracketed with <> represent a single keystroke.
  7. Words bracketed with {} represent a mouse movement.
  8. “P” is a single numpad key (1-9) indicating position of movement of datatag
  9. “L” is the length of the leader line (0-9)
  10. “FFF” is the floor of the hard airspace block in hundreds of feet, “CCC” is the three digit ceiling of the hard airspace block in hundreds of feet, “ b” is a required letter indicating that you are changing the airspace block.  USE CAUTION -- This command prohibits viewing any aircraft in any mode above or below this block.
  11. “ICAO” is a four digit ICAO airport identifier.  You may enter up to 6 airport identifiers separated by spaces.
  12. “FIX” is any fix (intersection)
  13. “POINT” is the identifier for any FIX, VOR, NDB, or airport
  14. “ABC” is any three digit alphanumeric string of characters
  15. “TIME” is the number of MINUTES FROM NOW to expect further clearance
  16. “DD” is any single or double-digit controller or observer ID from the controller list
  17. “TYP”is a four-digit aircraft type
  18. “SPD” is a three-digit true airspeed
  19. “CODE” is a four-digit transponder code
  20. “ALT” is a three-digit altitude in hundreds of feet
  21. “RTE” is a valid route of flight with no spaces, starting with departure airport, ending with destination, and separated by periods (eg:  laxx3.dag.clarr1)
  22. “RMK” is a remark with no spaces, separated by periods (eg:
  23. “MESSAGE” is a string of text with or without white space.
  24. “FILE” is a complete file name.







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