Thanks for that reminder. I had missed that issue. Of course this is just a XP11 beta - meant for testing. So back to the normal rendering until all resolved in the final X-Plane real update.
"I note that you have refunded the amount I paid for this software this afternoon for which I thank you. But I did not ask you to do that and did not expect it."
Not sure what that is all about. The refund would have been provided by our support team. I will see what made them think a refund was necessary under the circumstances.
I know he said vacuum, I think that is perhaps because he may be hearing jet sound and the sound of a turbo prop mixed hence his description? Its just a guess but vacuum cleaners do have a lot or motor noise coupled with the sound of air moving through the pipework and that would tally with what I am hearing every so often. Perhaps what I experience on some aircraft he is getting every time? Who knows.
Anyway I have raised it with support. I can record what I am hearing if it helps?
Check your XP to see if TG has assigned the "End" key for this function. It's supposed to, but in my case it hadn't so I did it myself. Of course you can assign any key you wish.
The active com radio needs to be tuned to any frequency used by your destination airport..., ground, tower, approach, whatever. Presumably you should also be close enough to the airport so that it's the only one using those frequencies. I wait until I've been handed off to Approach, just to be on the safe side.
Press "End" (or whatever key you've assigned) and you should get a verbal and/or text message telling you the active runway and the designation of the parking spot reserved for you. You need to have "Enable text ATC messages" and/or "Enable verbal ATC messages" check on your XP sounds configuration page.
Click the Info button on the far right side of your P2ATC screen, then make sure it's displaying the airport you want. Click the Runways & Gates tab and in the Gates drop-down list select the parking spot you want.
It's obviously important that TG and P2ATC are "seeing" the same parking spots at your airport. I've been using P2ATC's Taxi Maint function to import the destination airport if it hasn't already been imported. This way TG and P2ATC should be in synch, so to speak. At least I think so.
I Echo the sentiments of everybody in this post. The reason why offline ATC exists are for a host of reasons and too numerous to mention in this post. Don't get me wrong, Pilot Edge is good but it has a monthly costs associated with that. And more times than not the monthly cost is why most people do not use it. As with everything else, money is everything. And for those of us who are on a fixed income, having monthly costs become overwhelming.
I acquired TG in the hopes that it would be better than WT3x and X-Life Deluxe. Sadly the only benefit in purchasing the product (that I have found) is the ease of installation which as advertised is easier than World Traffic 3x.
Now for the north of $50 USD the users who paid for this product, I feel it should've had a robust ATC component with it. I was going to do a video on this topic for my YouTube channel Dionm01, but I elected not too. I know development is hard at times and I did not want to shed bad light on the developers. But from what is offered it lacks a justification of the cost.
The big elephant in the room is having any traffic product which is able to create on its own ATC traffic routes on any given Airport (small or large, popular or unpopular) to allow the traffic flow. I was hoping this product would auto generate traffic routes when an Airport does not have them. This is the biggest Achilles heel for all traffic programs that has not yet been overcome.
I do not know why the developer cannot create some kind of algorithms that would read the taxiways, runway center line or Airport boundaries to produce taxi routes which in turn would allow traffic flow of aircraft. Maybe this idea is too hard for developers to do, I really don't know. But until this taxi routes issue has been resolved, frankly I just would not recommend any traffic generating program unless of course you want strictly traffic just in the air, then any traffic program will work, including this one. Or if you want to go real cheap than just use Live Traffic, it's free and at least it puts traffic in the air. One man's opinion Dion Markgraf