Section 2. Charted Reporting Points
reporting points should be established only when necessary to provide minimum en
route altitude (MEA) changes or to assist in the separation of aircraft.
points should not be established solely for the purpose of communication
handoffs (transfer of aircraft control from one sector/facility to another to
define an approach control area of jurisdiction).
3-2-2. CHART SERIES
The request to have a
reporting point charted should be limited to the chart series necessary for its
intended use. For example, a reporting point established for the high altitude
structure should not appear on the low altitude charts.
3-2-3. FAA FORM 8260-2,
RADIO FIX AND HOLDING DATA RECORD
a. Visual Flight
Rules Fix. The appropriate air traffic field facility must forward the completed
FAA Form 8260-2 through the service area office to AIM.
Flight Rules Fix. FAA Form 8260-2 will serve as a request form, a checklist for
flight inspection in response to a request for charted reporting points, and a
record of action taken to publish the data. The appropriate air traffic field
facility must request flight inspection action by completing the FAA Form
8260-2, Radio Fix and Holding Data Record, and submitting it to the FPT through
the service area office. It should be forwarded through the respective service
area office when necessary to establish, modify, or cancel an intersection that
is used as a reporting point, or to establish, modify, or cancel a holding
3-2-4. PREPARATION OF
preparation of FAA Form 8260-2 are contained in Order 8260.19, Flight Procedures