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
- Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Using Form 6030-1 (PDF) (formerly known as the "Paper Maintenance Logs (PML) SOP")
Suspending/Restoring System Service, and Issuing NOTAMs
Events and anomalies involving public and private-use NavAids and AWOS be coordinated with the FAA:
- AWOS (Alaska) - Alaska Center: (907) 269-1102
- AWOS (Non-Alaska) - NEMC SOC*: (855) FAA-NEMC
*"NEMC SOC" is the acronym for the FAA's Network Enterprise Management Center (NEMC) System **Operations Center (SOC).
- NavAids - OCC**: (866) 4-FAA-OCC
**When you call (866) 4-FAA-OCC, the system will automatically route you to the appropriate OCC.