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Order JO 6580.6A - Remote Communications Facilities Siting Process

Document Information

JO 6580.6A
Remote Communications Facilities Siting Process
Date issued
Office of Primary Responsibility
AJM-313, Enterprise Services
Access restriction
FAA Network Only
Contact information
Donald Orrico
Order purpose statement

Information available in this Order, used in conjunction with information available in other orders and handbooks, provides the necessary guidance to establish the site location for most types of terminal, en route and flight advisory air-to-ground (A/G) remote radio communications facilities. Examples include: Backup Emergency Communications system (BUEC), Remote Center Air/Ground (RCAG), Remote Communications Outlet (RCO), Emergency Communications System (ECS), and Remote Transmitter/Receiver (RTR).


This document's content can be accessed only from within the FAA network.

The document's Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) is AJM-313.