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Manual of Regulations for Federal Radiofrequency Spectrum Management


Regulation and Management of Federal Government Radio Frequency Spectrum

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is the federal agency legally authorized to regulate and manage the Federal Government agency use of the radio frequency spectrum. This landing page provides guidance on using the NTIA spectrum management documents. The documents are presented in an e-Book format consisting of:

  1. Manual of Regulations for Federal Radiofrequency Spectrum Management, (the Manual) that presents the NTIA legal authority, policies, and regulations; and
  2. A series of handbooks that present procedures on NTIA spectrum management actions
For convenience and user-friendliness, the handbooks are written to be self-contained documents; and contain some policy and regulation summaries of that appearing in the Manual. The e-Book Manual contains the following Chapters and information. The Manual table of contents provides additional information.