Section 4. Communications Outlets NOTAMs
concerning communications outlets for which your facility has monitor
COMMUNICATIONS OUTLET MALFUNCTIONS
The specialist in
charge of the watch shall report any known or reported malfunctions of a
communication outlet to technical operations or appropriate personnel and
coordinate issuance of a NOTAM.
5-4-3. NOTAM (D)
a. The flight
service specialist is responsible for formatting the information correctly.
The examples used in this order are representative of the format discussed
in this paragraph.
b. For guidance
on NOTAM D composition, see paragraph
4-2-1, NOTAM Composition.
the following conditions as NOTAM D pertaining to the operation of
communications outlets that are part of the NAS when an outage occurs or
when a scheduled shutdown is expected to be more than 1 hour.
decommissioning, outage, or unavailability of communications outlets for
!GSO GSO COM REMOTE COM OUTLET 122.55 CMSND
published ATC frequencies and all communication frequencies will be issued
with the affected frequency when out of service.
!INW INW COM REMOTE COM OUTLET 122.6 OTS
Winslow's other frequency 255.4 is still operating. If both were out of
service, you would just put “INW COM RCO OTS.”
!DCA PSK COM CD 121.7 OTS
!BNA MBT COM GROUND COM OUTLET 135.075 OTS
!ENA ENA COM LOCAL AIRPORT ADVISORY OTS
Local Airport Advisory frequency out of service.
!DDC DDC COM REMOTE AIRPORT ADVISORY SERVICE NOT AVBL
(b) If several
frequencies are out, but one is still operating, issue the out-of-service
frequencies in one NOTAM.
!DCA PSK COM REMOTE COM OUTLET OTS
!IPT IPT COM VOR VOICE OTS
!DCA OKV COM REMOTE TRANSMITTER/RECEIVER OTS
!FAI FAI COM FISH REMOTE COM OUTLET OTS
!!GCK GCK COM REMOTE COM AIR TO GROUND OTS WEF 1111020500
If the NAVAID is out of service or unmonitored, the VOICE is automatically
out of service.
2. En Route
Flight Advisory Service (EFAS):
(a) Outage of
communications outlets must be advertised as a separate NOTAM for each
!CRW CRW COM EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE 122.0 OTS
!BGR BGR COM EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE 133.925 OTS
or non-availability of a new outlet.
!CRW CRW COM EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE NOT AVBL
!CRW CRW COM EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE 133.925 CMSND
Individual outlet NOTAMs must be issued by the FSS facility that has NOTAM
responsibility for the outlet after notification by the flight watch control
station (FWCS) broadcast facility.