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

Section 3. Coding and Transmission of NOTAMs

4-3-1. PREPARATION FOR TRANSMISSION

In order to assure that NOTAMs are processed and distributed properly, data for transmission must be coded as prescribed in this order.

4-3-2. AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING (ADP) CODES

The ADP equipment is programmed to accept and begin processing a NOTAM upon receipt of the ADP code.

4-3-3. NOTAM TRANSMISSION

a. The following examples illustrate the proper coding of NOTAM data for transmission by stations entering their own NOTAM data in the system.

AISR FORMAT:

GG KDZZNAXX
131345 KPIRYFYX
!PIR PIR NAV VOR OTS

b. A station entering its own NOTAMs and NOTAMs from a tie-in location.

AISR FORMAT:

GG KDZZNAXX
131345 KPIRYFYX
!PIR PIR NAV VOR OTS
!FSD FSD AD CLSD

c. When two or more new NOTAMs or cancellations, or a combination of new NOTAMs and cancellations are transmitted in a series, they shall be separated by the ADP code and a new line.

AISR FORMAT:

GG KDZZNAXX
131500 KABQYFYX
!ABQ C04/003
!ABQ ABQ RWY 8/26 CLSD
!ABQ C02/057

NOTE-
No confirmation will be received on cancellations.

4-3-4. TRANSMISSION OF NOTAMs EXCEEDING 20 LINES

If the text of a NOTAM is expected to exceed 20 lines, you shall call the USNOF (1-888-876-6826) for assistance in composition and guidance.

4-3-5. CONFIRMING ACCEPTANCE BY THE NOTAM SYSTEM

a. When a new NOTAM is accepted into the NOTAM file, a copy of the NOTAM with the NOTAM number will be returned back to the originating facility and also sent to WMSCR for distribution.

EXAMPLE-
(Confirmation)

GG KDENYFYX
131346 KDZZNAXX
!DEN 04/003 DEN NAV VOR OTS

b. If the NOTAM is rejected, a USNS-generated service message will be relayed back to the facility of origin indicating the reason for rejection as shown in para 4-5-2.

4-3-6. TRANSMISSION BY ANOTHER FACILITY

When unable to transmit a NOTAM directly into the system due to equipment failure or other situation, relay the information to another facility and request that the data be transmitted into the system.

4-3-7. RETRIEVING DOMESTIC NOTAMs

Domestic NOTAMs shall be retrieved via NADIN using the following formats:

a. When the location identifier and number are known:

AISR FORMAT:

GG KDZZNAXX
041503 KTUSYFYX
)SVC RQ DOM LOC=CID NT=02/020

b. When the accountability identifier and number are known:

AISR FORMAT:

GG KDZZNAXX
051612 KYNGYFYX
)SVC RQ DOM ACC=FOD NT=03/040

c. To request all NOTAMs for a given location:

AISR FORMAT:

GG KDZZNAXX
061832 KBZNYFYX
)SVC RQ DOM LOC=DSM

d. To request all NOTAMs for a given accountability:

AISR FORMAT:

GG KDZZNAXX
061832 KBZNYFYX
)SVC RQ DOM ACC=FOD

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