Section 5. Services
Operations personnel must ensure the origination of NOTAM D concerning the
malfunction or degradation of FAA maintained systems and/or equipment.
traffic personnel must ensure the origination of NOTAM D concerning changes
to air traffic services and capabilities.
5-5-2. CHANGES TO
party that issues the NOTAM is responsible for formatting the information
a NOTAM for conditions pertaining to the following conditions:
decommissioning, or outage of TWRs, APPs, RAPCONs, FSSs, and ARTCCs that are
part of the NAS.
!ROA ROA SVC TWR COMMISSIONED 1301050001PERM
In flight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS). HIWAS is considered a service
because it is broadcast and not a twoway communication system.
of HIWAS service outlets must be advertised as a separate NOTAM for each
!LYH LYH SVC HAZARDOUS INFLIGHT WEATHER ADVISORY SERVICE OUTLET OUT OF
or non-availability of a new HIWAS outlet.
!LYH LYH SVC HAZARDOUS INFLIGHT WEATHER ADVISORY SERVICE OUTLET COMMISSIONED
Terminal Information Service (ATIS).
!DEN DEN SVC ATIS NOT AVBL 13033001001303312300EST
ATIS service is not available at Denver International Airport.
!DEN DEN SVC ATIS 134.025 NOT AVBL 13033001001304031700EST
ATIS service from 134.025 is not available; however, ATIS service is being
provided from another frequency.
Route Flight Advisory Service (EFAS). When EFAS is not available for other
than equipment malfunction.
!CLE CLE SVC EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE NOT AVBL
5-5-3. HOURS OF
Disseminate the following conditions as
in the hours of operation of an air traffic control facility or service.
!ROA ROA SVC TWR CLSD 13120613301312151200EST
!GNV GNV SVC TWR CLSD MONFRI 0300-1215,
SAT 2300-1430, SUN 0100-1600 1310140300-1310301600EST
!CXO ZHU SVC DEL RIO APP CLSD 13080918001308100300EST
Approach controls located within multiple ARTCC airspace must have a
separate NOTAM for each ARTCC.
!CLE ZOB SVC CLARKSBURG APP CLSD
!DCA ZDC SVC CLARKSBURG APP CLSD 1310100600-1310101400EST
!HUF ZID SVC CLARKSBURG APP CLSD 1310100600-1310101400EST
of a temporary air traffic control tower. Specify the frequency(ies) to be
used and, if necessary, how the frequency(ies) are to be used.
!PBF PBF SVC TEMPO TWR LOCAL CTL 121.0 DLY
Services for a temporary tower are available between 1400 and 2100 daily
from September 22, 2013, to October 22, 2013, and frequency 121.0 will be
used to control aircraft on all movement areas and traffic patterns.
!PBF PBF SVC TEMPO TWR LOCAL CTL 121.0 DAILY 14002100
Services for a temporary tower are available between 1400 and 2100 daily
from October 3, 2013, to October 23, 2013, and frequency 121.0 will be used
to control arriving and departing aircraft from the designated runway(s)
only. Taxiing will be at pilot's discretion.
!PBF PBF SVC TEMPO TWR LOCAL CTL 121.0 GROUND CTL 121.7 MONFRI 14002100
Services for a temporary tower are available Monday-Friday 1400 2100 from
October 24 to October 28, 2013; frequency 121.0 will be used to control
arriving and departing aircraft from the designated runway(s), and 121.7
will be used for controlling taxiing aircraft.
!PBF PBF SVC TEMPO TWR LOCAL CTL/CLEARANCE
DELIVERY 121.0 FRI SAT 1400-2100 1311041400-1311052100EST
Services for a temporary tower are available Friday, November 4 and
Saturday, November 5, 2013, between 1400 and 2100, and frequency 121.0 will
be used to control arriving and departing aircraft from the designated
runway(s) and for issuing clearances.
failure of an air traffic facility (for example, loss of communications,
NAVAID monitoring, etc.).
route traffic control centers (ARTCC).
!DCA ZDC SVC WASHINGTON ARTCC OUT OF SERVICE 13120611001312101200
!DCA ZDC SVC GREENSBORO APP OUT OF SERVICE 13092809001310011200EST
!MCN ZTL SVC GREENSBORO APP OUT OF SERVICE 13092809001309302200EST
If an approach control area covers two or more ARTCCs, a NOTAM has to be
issued for each ARTCC.
!ENA ZAN SVC KENAI FSS OUT OF SERVICE
If a flight service station's flight plan area covers two or more ARTCCs, a
NOTAM has to be issued for each ARTCC.
traffic control towers.
!GSO GSO SVC TWR OUT OF SERVICE 13101305001310152300EST
delays due to Presidential and other parties' aircraft operations.
delays required by the arrival and the departure of Presidential aircraft.
the NOTAM at least 8 hours in advance. The time period the NOTAM will be in
effect will normally be 15 minutes before to 15 minutes after the arrival
and the departure times. Avoid any reference to Presidential activities.
!LIT LIT SVC ATC DLA 1310131800-1310131830EST
!LIT LIT SVC ATC DLA 1310132100-1310132130EST
Presidential aircraft includes the aircraft and the entourage of the
President, the Vice President, or other public figures designated by the
FAAO JO 7210.3, Chapter 5. Section 1, Presidential Aircraft, and
FAAO 2100.6, Flight Restrictions in the Proximity of the Presidential and
Management Program Alerts.
requested by the associated arrival ARTCC TMU, issue an alerting NOTAM for
each airport where an arrival/departure reservation is required. NOTAMs
should be in the self-canceling format whenever possible.
!ORL ORL SVC TFC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ALERT SEE
NTAP RESERVATION REQUIRED 1310211400-1310270200-1310270200
!LAL LAL SVC TFC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ALERT SEE TFC MANAGEMENT MSG RESERVATION
REQUIRED DLY 1300-1800 1310221300-1311041800EST
Details of each traffic management program are published in Part 4 of the
NTAP or included in a special traffic management program advisory message.
2. When a flow control message (for example,
arrival delays, ground stops, ground delays, airborne holding, etc.) is
received from the Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC), the
tie-in FSS for the affected airport(s) must issue a NOTAM(s) in the
!JFK JFK SVC TFC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ALERT SEE
ATCSCC MSG 1310231900-1310232300
5-5-4. WEATHER AND
WEATHER REPORTING EQUIPMENT
Operations personnel, responsible for system monitoring, must ensure the
origination of NOTAMs on Federal AWOS3 systems as follows:
system failure (which includes date-time code failures).
setting is reported as “missing.” AWOS3 weather reports will be
disseminated with missing report elements including altimeter settings. The
letter “M” will appear on the operator's terminal in place of any missing
elements. No report will be disseminated when there is a total system
malfunctions or discrepancies are reported to a facility, they must be
verified by any of the following methods:
certified observer, airport manager, or fixed base operator at the
regarding a given observation by two pilots within 2 miles of the airport
prior to the observation.
verified, issue a NOTAM and notify the responsible technical operations
office of the discrepancy, unless they reported the outage. If notified of
system failure or other irregularity by other than a technical operations
office that cannot be verified by the methods given above, forward the
information to technical operations office for resolution. Accept NOTAM
cancellation information only from the responsible technical operations
the following conditions as NOTAM:
or decommissioning of weather reporting. When commissioning an automated
system which has a frequency/telephone number, include that information in
the NOTAM and specify the system nomenclature.
!DAN DAN SVC AWOS-3 COMMISSIONED 120.3/202-426-8000 1312140700PERM
!DRT DRT SVC AWOS DECOMMISSIONED 1312140700PERM
!PBF PBF SVC WX REPORTING DECOMMISSIONED 1312140700PERM
reporting a failure or unavailability of weather reporting, do not specify
the system nomenclature.
!DAN DAN SVC AUTOMATED WEATHER BROADCAST SYSTEM ALTIMETER SETTING NOT AVBL
The AWOS-3 altimeter setting is being reported as “missing” on the weather
!DDC DDC SVC WX REPORTING NOT AVBL DLY 0600-2200
!PBF PBF SVC WX REPORTING NOT AVBL 13121407001312141200EST
The non-automated weather reporting service provided by the FAA or the NWS
is not available as published.
!MLC MLC SVC AUTOMATED WEATHER BROADCAST SYSTEM ALTIMETER SETTING UNREL
!PWA PWA SVC AUTOMATED WEATHER BROADCAST SYSTEM CEILING UNREL
!COU COU SVC AUTOMATED WEATHER BROADCAST SYSTEM WIND UNREL
!SJT SJT SVC AUTOMATED WEATHER BROADCAST SYSTEM T UNREL
!DRI DRI SVC AUTOMATED WEATHER BROADCAST SYSTEM CEILING AND VIS UNREL
An element (for example, ceiling, visibility, wind, temperature, dew point,
and altimeter setting) disseminated in the weather report as unreliable
and/or inaccurate will be described in the NOTAM as UNREL.
broadcast frequency of the ASOS or AWOS is inoperative or returned to
!DAN DAN SVC AUTOMATED WEATHER BROADCAST SYSTEM 120.3 OUT OF SERVICE
!LOZ LOZ SVC AUTOMATED WEATHER BROADCAST SYSTEM 119.075 RETURN TO SERVICE
The failure of the telephone line and/or circuit used for connection to
WMSCR must not be the basis for a NOTAM.
NOTAM information on ASOS only from the NWS Weather Forecast Office. The
person on duty, Meteorologist in Charge or Lead Forecaster, at the NWS
Weather Forecast Office is responsible for requesting NOTAMs to be issued
regarding ASOS system malfunctions. When malfunctions or discrepancies of an
ASOS system are reported to a facility, they will be reported to the NWS
Weather Forecast Office. ASOS NOTAMs do not get issued using the same
criteria as the AWOS systems, as they (ASOS) are monitored and maintained by
the NWS and not the FAA. Accept ASOS NOTAM cancellation information only
from the NWS Weather Forecast Office.
!INT INT SVC ASOS COMMISSIONED
134.725/352-799-5881 1312140700 PERM
5-5-5. MICROBURST/WINDSHEAR DETECTION SYSTEM
Technical Operations personnel must ensure
the origination of NOTAM D concerning microburst/windshear detection
systems, such as low-level windshear alert system, terminal Doppler weather
radar and weather system processor.
!IAD IAD SVC MICROBURST/WINDSHEAR DETECTION SYSTEM NOT AVBL
!ATL ATL SVC MICROBURST/WINDSHEAR DETECTION SYSTEM FOR RWY 10/28 NOT AVBL
5-5-6. RADAR SERVICES
The Technical Operations personnel must
ensure the origination of NOTAM D concerning radar outages. List the service
restrictions with reference to the nearest NAVAID.
services for en route facilities are described using “SECONDARY SURVEILLANCE
RADAR.” The identifier used for the issuance of NOTAMs for en route
facilities must be the name of the secondary surveillance radar site
!HUF ZID SVC CRW SECONDARY SURVEILLANCE RADAR
OUT OF SERVICE
services for terminal facilities are described using “GROUND CONTROL
APPROACH,” “SECONDARY SURVEILLANCE RADAR,” “SURFACE MOVEMENT RADAR,”
“PRECISION APPROACH RADAR,” and “TERMINAL AREA SURVEILLANCE RADAR,” spelled
in full. Use SSR, spelled in full, to describe radar services for en route
facilities. Location designators used for the issuance of NOTAMs for
terminal facilities must be the aerodrome designator.
!MSP MSP SVC SFC MOVEMENT RADAR OUT OF SERVICE
contraction phrase “RADAR SVC” must not be used. When describing the radar
service, do not use the model number.
!SFO SFO SVC PRECISION RWY MONITOR OUT OF
5-5-7. AUTOMATIC DEPENDENT SURVEILLANCE BROADCAST (ADSB) SERVICES
Technical Operations personnel must ensure
the origination of NOTAM D concerning ADSB services.
services are comprised of the Flight Information Service Broadcast (FISB)
and the Traffic Information Service Broadcast (TISB).
location designator used for the NOTAM must be the threeletter aerodrome or
ARTCC designator of the associated service volume.
an ADSB service is reduced, the service condition must be NOTAMed as
“REDUCED,” meaning there may be gaps in the service due to loss of signal,
but the information when received is accurate.
!CXO ZHU SVC FLIGHT INFORMATION SERVICE BROADCAST REDUCED
!SDF SDF SVC TRAFFIC INFORMATION SERVICE BROADCAST REDUCED
the service is not available as result of a service volume network being out
of service, the service condition will be NOTAMed as NOT AVBL.
!PHL PHL SVC TRAFFIC INFORMATION SERVICE BROADCAST NOT AVBL
for disruption of groundbased transceivers used as navigational aids.