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Automatic terminal information service, a continuous broadcast of recorded information in airports and their surroundings. Broadcasts weather information, active runways, available approaches, NOTAMs and the like.

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Is it normal for airport to transmit unmodulated carrier on its ATIS frequency for extended periods of time?

So I'm around 4 km away from the City-Airport Mannheim (EDFM/MHG). Various websites tell me that its ATIS frequency is 136.550 MHz. When I tune to 136.550 with my VHF AM receiver, I can see a strong ...