U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

ORDER
JO 7930.2M
Effective Date:
September 25, 2008
 
     
Subject:  Notices to Airmen

Includes Change 1 Effective February 11, 2010


Chapter 4. NOTAM Procedures

Section 1. GENERAL

4-1-1. ACCEPTING NOTAM INFORMATION

FSS facilities shall accept and document all aeronautical information regardless of source, provided the occurrence is no more than 3 days in the future. Information from other-than-authorized authorities shall be verified prior to NOTAM issuance.

4-1-2. NATIONAL NOTAM OFFICE RELATIONSHIPS

a. The USNOF, is charged with monitoring the United States Notice to Airmen System (USNS). The USNOF shall monitor the NOTAM system for compliance with the criteria and procedures set forth in this order. When questions arise on NOTAM dissemination, formats, contractions or other aspects of the distribution system, the USNOF should be consulted. The USNOF is the authority to ensure NOTAM formats. To ensure NOTAMs are issued consistent with Policy, originators shall comply with USNOF personnel directions.

b. Discrepancies in procedures or format shall be recorded, and Aeronautical Information Management shall forward a list of the discrepancies to Flight Services, Safety and Operations Support, Operational Procedures, and the service area office.

c. Editing:

1. The USNOF may edit any NOTAM that does not conform with the formats and/or examples contained in this order. The contents of a NOTAM shall not be changed without notifying the originating facility.

2. Should the USNOF edit a NOTAM and change the intent, the NOTAM shall be cancelled by the issuing facility and reissued as a new NOTAM, after consultation with the USNOF.

 

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