Forgive my ignorance as I am not a pilot.
I am trying to find out if there is a specific radio frequency/frequencies that pilots monitor while flying over remote areas of Alaska, such as what Channel 16 is for mariners (hailing channel). (Or, even not so remote, such as down on the Kenai, while flying over Denali NP/Amber Lake, etc.)
For example, if an injured/distressed hiker on the ground were to hear a plane in the area, how would he contact the plane via an air band handheld transceiver?
I know that 121.5 is the national emergency frequency for aviation and aircraft ELT's, but I wonder if anyone actually listens to it while flying about. (Same for 243MHz, does the Air National Guard, State Troopers actually monitor that while in the air?)
How do aircraft contact each other/coordinate when landing in uncontrolled areas, such as Amber Lake?
You guys can see where I'm going with this, have any thought?