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Pilot/Controller Glossary

3/29/18

PCG B−2

BROADCAST− Transmission of information for

which an acknowledgement is not expected.

(See ICAO term BROADCAST.)

BROADCAST [ICAO]− A transmission of informa-

tion relating to air navigation that is not addressed to

a specific station or stations.

BUFFER AREA− As applied to an MVA or MIA

chart, a depicted three (3) or five (5) NM radius

MVA/MIA sector isolating a displayed obstacle for

which the sector is established. A portion of a buffer

area can also be inclusive of a MVA/MIA sector

polygon boundary.