WiNRADiO Advanced Digital Suite - ACARS
ACARS is an air/ground network which enables an aircraft to function as a mobile computer terminal, with links to ground control stations. ACARS stands for Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System.
The Advanced ACARS Decoder is a complex XRS plug-in dedicated to those interested in monitoring ACARS activity in real time, using a WiNRADiO receiver.
To be able to extract details from the received information, the decoder contains the following:
An extensive database of commonly used message labels and their descriptions
The Decoder also contains a recording and playback function, to be able to process ACARS transmissions off-line, as well as a logging facility to store received messages while the Decoder is running unattended.