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NPR 2570.1B
Effective Date: December 05, 2008
Expiration Date: October 05, 2014

(NASA Only)

Subject: NASA Radio Frequency (RF) Spectrum Management Manual

Responsible Office: Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate

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Table of Contents


P.1 Purpose
P.2 Applicability
P.3 Authority
P.4 Applicable Documents
P.5 Cancellation

Chapter 1 General

1.1 Purpose
1.2 Spectrum Management Policy Guidance
1.3 Regulatory Structure
1.4 NASA Spectrum Management Program Documentation Tree

Chapter 2 NASA Spectrum Management Roles and Responsibilities

2.1 Agency-Level Responsibilities
2.2 NASA Enterprises and Other Headquarters Offices' Responsibilities
2.3 NASA Centers' Responsibilities

Chapter 3 RF Allocations and Assignments

3.2 Frequency Allocations
3.3 Frequency Assignments
3.4 U.S. Coordination Requirements
3.5 NASA Contractors
3.6 Foreign Frequency Assignments
3.7 Conditions of Assignment
3.8 Emergency and Wartime Procedures

Chapter 4 Radio Frequency Interference Procedures

4.1 Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) Reporting Procedures
4.2 RFI Control Procedures

Chapter 5 NASA Long-Range Spectrum Planning

5.1 Background
5.2 Long-Range Planning

Appendix A. Glossary of Commonly Used Terms Applicable to NASA RF Spectrum Management
Appendix B. Acronyms
Appendix C. Headquarters Spectrum Management Forum (HSMF)
Appendix D. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Structure
Appendix E. U.S. and ITU Spectrum Interfaces
Appendix F. NASA Spectrum Managers Group (NSMG)
Appendix G. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Spectrum Planning Subcommittee (SPS) and Space Systems Subcommittee (SSS)
Appendix H. Call Signs
Appendix I. Terms of Reference of the Space Frequency Coordination Group (SFCG)
Appendix J. Sample "Economic Value Form"


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