U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

ORDER
JO 7930.2P
Effective Date:
April 3, 2014
 
     
Subject:  Notices to Airmen
 

Section 4. Communications Outlets NOTAMs

5-4-1. GENERAL

Technical Operations personnel must ensure the origination of NOTAM D concerning communication outlets for which they are responsible.

5-4-2. REPORTING COMMUNICATIONS OUTLET MALFUNCTIONS

Known or reported malfunctions of a communication outlet must be reported to Technical Operations or appropriate personnel.

5-4-3. COMMUNICATION OUTLET CONDITIONS

Originate a NOTAM for conditions pertaining to the operation of communications outlets that are part of the NAS when an outage occurs or when a scheduled shutdown is expected as follows:

a. Commissioning, decommissioning, outage, or unavailability of communications outlets for the following:

EXAMPLES-
!GSO GSO COM COMMON TRAFFIC ADVISORY FREQUENCY 122.8 COMMISSIONED 1306111330­PERM

!PGD PGD COM LOCAL CTL 118.9, GROUND CTL 121.0 COMMISSIONED 1310031200­PERM

1. All published ATC frequencies and all communication frequencies will be issued with the affected frequency when out of service.

EXAMPLE-
!INW INW COM REMOTE COM OUTLET 122.6 OUT OF SERVICE 1307121330­1307151930EST

NOTE-
Winslow's other frequency 255.4 is still operating. If both were out of service, the NOTAM would be “INW COM REMOTE COM OUTLET OUT OF SERVICE.”

EXAMPLES-
!DCA PSK COM CLEARANCE DELIVERY 121.7 OUT OF SERVICE 1305101330­1305131330EST

!BNA MBT COM GROUND COM OUTLET 135.075 OUT OF SERVICE 1306111330­1306141930EST

!ENA ENA COM LOCAL AIRPORT ADVISORY 121.3 OUT OF SERVICE 1307091530­1307142230EST

NOTE-
Local Airport Advisory frequency out of service.

EXAMPLE-
!DDC DDC COM REMOTE AIRPORT ADVISORY 122.7 NOT AVBL 1307091530­1307142230EST

2. If several frequencies are out, but one is still operating, issue the out­of­service frequencies in one NOTAM.

EXAMPLES-
!DCA PSK COM REMOTE COM OUTLET OUT OF SERVICE 1307091530­1307142230EST

!FAI FAI COM FISH REMOTE COM OUTLET 122.2, 121.5, 255.4 OUT OF SERVICE 1310140200­1310160900EST

!IPT IPT COM VOR VOICE OUT OF SERVICE 1310140200­1310160900EST

!DCA OKV COM REMOTE TRANSMITTER/RECEIVER OUT OF SERVICE 1310140200­1310160900EST

!GCK GCK COM REMOTE COM AIR TO GROUND OUT OF SERVICE 1310140200­1310160900EST

b. En Route Flight Advisory Service (EFAS).

1. Outage of communications outlets must be advertised as a separate NOTAM for each outlet.

EXAMPLES-
!CRW CRW COM EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE OUTLET 122.0 OUT OF SERVICE 1310140200­1310160900EST

!BGR BGR COM EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE OUTLET 133.925 OUT OF SERVICE 1310140200­1310160900EST

2. Commissioning or non­availability of a new outlet.

EXAMPLES-
!CRW CRW COM EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE OUTLET NOT AVBL 1310140200­1310160900EST

!CRW CRW COM EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE OUTLET 133.925 COMMISSIONED 1310140200­PERM

NOTE-
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.

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