Radio Buffer Explained
The radio buffer bar has 4 separate channels to tune and choose from.
Open the typing buffer by pressing
/ for radio channel 1
Shift + / for radio channel 2
Control + / for radio channel 3
Alt + / for radio channel 4
depending on the channel to be opened.
Tune a radio by clicking in the radio slot, and then typing the number.
There are 106 different channels, any of which can be used. The
channels serve different purposes and reach different ears, so
depending on what you need to say and to whom, use the appropriate
The host command .radio <x yyy> where x is the radio number and
yyy is the channel, can also be used to tune the radio.
Channel 100: This is the common channel—every player can send
and receive messages when tuned to channel 100. If you are in the
Control Tower or a designated Headquarters screen, however, only
players in that room receive your channel 100 transmissions.
To communicate with players in flight, use one of the squadron, country
or private channels, as listed.
Who Receives Channel Number Message Color
Everybody Channel 100 Gray
Red Channel 101 Red
Green Channel 102 Green
Gold Channel 103 Gold
Purple Channel 104 Purple
Members of the same squadron Squad Channel 110 White
Crew members of the same plane Intercom 111 Light blue
Individual players Player callsign Bright White
Individuals in a country who are tuned in Channels 1-50 Dull Yellow
Any individual who is tuned in Channels 51-99 Dull Yellow
Everyone Messages from host Yellow
Everyone Messages from Game Managers Blue
NOTE: Only Radio One can be tuned to channels 1-99.
When you first enter the arena, Radio One is tuned to your country
channel and Radio Two is tuned to everyone (100).