Technicians of Record
- Always contact your Non-Federal Program Liaison (PDF) before seeking the qualifications and credentials necessary to maintain a non-Federal system.
- You must receive verification authority from the Non-Federal Program before maintaining any non-Federal system
- Verification authority is system and site specific. You must receive verification authority for each type/make/model that you maintain.
- After a system is installed, you must maintain specific records on the system's operations and maintenance.
- Non-Federal Program personnel will regularly inspect the system(s) that you maintain.
- For more details, refer to the Non-Federal Program's Process for Becoming a Non-Federal Technician (PDF).
- You may also find useful information in our FAQ section.
If you do not have adequate credentials for the system you are maintaining, the FAA will shut it down.
- FAA Form 6000-8, Technical Performance Record (TPR)
- FAA Form 6000-10, Technical Reference Data Record (TRDR)
- FAA Form 6030-1, Facility Maintenance Log
- How to use Form 6030-1: The 'Paper Maintenance Logging (PML) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)' (PDF)
Suspending/Restoring System Service, and Issuing NOTAMs
Events and anomalies involving most public or private-use NavAids and AWOS must be coordinated with the FAA:
- AWOS with three-character identifiers:
- (Alaska) - (907) 269-1102 This is the number for Alaska Center.
- (Non-Alaska) - (855) FAA-NEMC This is the number for the NEMC SOC: FAA's Network Enterprise Management Center - System Operations Center.
- AWOS with four character identifiers need not be coordinated.
- OCC - (866) 4-FAA-OCC
The automated telephone system will automatically route you to the appropriate Operations Control Center (OCC).