is located at United States Commander in Chief Europe headquarters.
An assistant representative, located at North Atlantic Treaty
Organization headquarters in Brussels, is the major contact point for
Radio Frequency Agency headquarters.
Thus, tactical frequency
requirements of the United States commands are processed by the
Assistant United States Member Allied Radio Frequency Agency through
Allied Radio Frequency Agency Permanent Staff to the particular North
Atlantic Treaty Organization country representative concerned.
United States requirement at Bodo, Norway for example, would be
forwarded by Allied Radio Frequency Agency Permanent Staff to the
Norwegian member of Allied Radio Frequency Agency. After approval by
the Norwegian government, the assignment is made and recorded by the
a. By joint agreement, Department of Defense Area Frequency
Coordinators have been established to coordinate field utilization of
The Army has coordination responsibility for the
state of Arizona, and White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico; the
Navy, for the Western Test Range, Point Mugu, California.
Department of Defense subarea frequency coordinator has been
established at the Atlantic Fleet Weapons Range, Roosevelt Road,
Puerto Rico, for which the Navy is responsible; and the Air Force has
coordination responsibility for the Eastern Test Range, Patrick Air
Force Base, Florida and the Gulf Area, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
The Department of the Army provides the area frequency coordinator at
Kwajalein Test Site; the Navy provides the area frequency coordinator
at Oahu for the Pacific downrange sites less Kwajalein.
b. Extensive coordination is effected between the military
services and National Aeronautics and Space Administration in meeting
national space objectives.
To insure that potential conflicts are
minimized, certain operations of other government agencies within
missile test areas are approved by the Office of Telecommunications
Policy with the understanding that operational coordination must be
effected through the appropriate area frequency coordinator. On the
basis of an agreement between the Office of Telecommunications Policy
and the Aerospace and Flight Test Radio Coordinating Council, a
combined industry-government organization, coordination of certain
frequencies must include Aerospace and Flight Test Radio Coordinating
Council and be effected according to procedures mutually agreeable to
the Area Frequency Coordinator and Aerospace and Flight Test Radio
Coordinating Council Coordinator located in Hawthorne, California.