Section 4. Communications Outlets NOTAMs
concerning communications outlets for which your facility has monitor
COMMUNICATIONS OUTLET MALFUNCTIONS
The specialist in
charge of the watch shall report any known or reported malfunctions of a
communication outlet to technical operations or appropriate personnel and
coordinate issuance of a NOTAM.
5-4-3. NOTAM (D)
a. The flight
service specialist is responsible for formatting the information correctly.
The examples used in this order are representative of the format discussed
in this paragraph.
b. For guidance
on NOTAM D composition, see paragraph
the following conditions as NOTAM D pertaining to the operation of
communications outlets that are part of the NAS when an outage occurs or
when a scheduled shutdown is expected to be more than 1 hour.
decommissioning, outage, or unavailability of communications outlets for
!GSO GSO COM RCO 122.55 CMSND
published ATC frequencies and all communication frequencies will be issued
with the affected frequency when out of service.
!INW INW COM RCO 122.6 OTS
Winslow's other frequency 255.4 is still operating. If both were out of
service, you would just put “INW COM RCO OTS.”
!DCA PSK COM CD 121.7 OTS
!BZN BZN COM ATIS 135.425 OTS
!BNA MBT COM GCO 135.075 OTS
!ENA ENA COM LAA OTS
Local Airport Advisory frequency out of service.
(b) If several
frequencies are out, but one is still operating, issue the out-of-service
frequencies in one NOTAM.
!DCA PSK COM RCO OTS
!IPT IPT COM VOR VOICE OTS
!DCA OKV COM RTR OTS
!FAI FAI COM FISH RCO OTS
!GCK GCK COM RCAG OTS WEF 0711020500
If the NAVAID is out of service or unmonitored, the VOICE is automatically
out of service.
2. En Route
Flight Advisory Service (EFAS):
(a) Outage of
communications outlets must be advertised as a separate NOTAM for each
!CRW CRW COM EFAS OUTLET 122.0 OTS
!BGR BGR COM EFAS OUTLET 133.925 OTS
or non-availability of a new outlet.
!CRW CRW COM EFAS OUTLET UNAVBL
!CRW CRW COM EFAS OUTLET 133.925 CMSND
Individual outlet NOTAMs must be issued by the FSS facility that has NOTAM
responsibility for the outlet after notification by the flight watch control
station (FWCS) broadcast facility.