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PRM
PRM
Performance report message
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source: Electrical Engineering Glossary

Provides air traffic controllers with high precision secondary surveillance data for aircraft on final approach to parallel runways that have extended centerlines separated by less than 4,300 feet. High resolution color monitoring displays (FMA) are required to present surveillance track data to controllers along with detailed maps depicting approaches and a no transgression zone.
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source: FAA Instrument Procedures Handbook (FAA-H-8083-16)

(Refer to AIM) An instrument landing system (ILS) approach conducted to parallel runways whose extended centerlines are separated by less than 4,300 feet and at least 3,000 feet where independent closely spaced approaches are permitted. Also used in conjunction with an LDA PRM, RNAV PRM or GLS PRM approach to conduct Simultaneous Offset Instrument Approach (SOIA) operations. No Transgression Zone (NTZ) monitoring is required to conduct these approaches. ATC utilizes an enhanced display with alerting and, with certain runway spacing, a high update rate PRM surveillance sensor. Use of a secondary monitor frequency, pilot PRM training, and publication of an Attention All Users Page are also required for all PRM approaches.
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source: FAA Pilot/Controller Glossary

Precision Runway Monitoring (PRM): A system that allows simultaneous, independent Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) approaches at airports with closely spaced parallel runways.
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source: FAA Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (FAA-H-8083-25A)


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