Re: Odd aircraft ICAO 123456 and Reg: SPCTRLX Flight: XA0000


On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 09:53 PM, Tomasz Lemiech wrote:
As a result, a default flight number of ARINC is used (XA comes from XAA = ARINC designator).
I was aware that XA most often indicates a business jet, but didn't know where this XA came from.

To make this even more bogus, this guy often sends ES-IS Hello packets with
NET address of 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00.
So did this one on 2020-06-08.
Haven't logged the one on June 1st.

Although the signal strength of one of the VDL2 messages suggests it was quite close,
[2020-06-08 23:21:42 GMT] [136.975] [-2.6/-47.5 dBFS]
I could not find an aircraft in my ADS-B log that fits.

During the 20 minutes in my log it connected to these in this sequence:
GS info: EDDV, Hannover
GS info: EDDG, Munster Osnabruck
GS info: EHAM, Amsterdam

Can the source in the Call Request be used as a clue?
X.25 Call Request: grp: 11 chan: 255 src: 04432126 dst: none


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