use of the RF spectrum and establish standards and procedures to
These regulations specify the operation of
The service within each region may vary. The International Frequency
Registration Board, a working group of the ITU, maintains a register
This act establishes separate control procedures for
government and nongovernment uses.
To ensure protection of
RF assignments, all U.S. frequency
registrations go through
the Interdepartmental Radio Advisory
advises the federal government on radio
operations and assigns radio
frequencies to federal government users.
The Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) regulates nonfederal
They are advisors to the Joint
Chiefs of Staff.
The MCEB assists in coordinating joint directives
and/or agreements for various signal activities, including frequency
allocation and assignment.
The J/FP allocates and assigns frequencies for the military.
military department has its own staff for planning and administering
their use of the RF spectrum.
DOD uses computers to determine
d. Department of the Army.
The Army is a major user of the RF
Having a vital interest in frequency management, the DA
shares the RF spectrum with other military and civilian interests.
The office of the Director for Telecommunications Command and Control
advises the DA on signal activities.
This advice includes the
assignment, allocation, and control of Army frequencies.
negotiate for new frequencies to meet their ever increasing
signal officer, are responsible for providing frequency management
support. As a corps S3, you must provide the following services:
(1) Represent the corps at frequency conferences of higher HQ.