NFCC

The National Frequency Coordinator's Council (NFCC)  is a Nebraska non-profit  corporation, the membership of which is composed of delegates from recognized frequency coordinators in the United States. The purpose for which the corporation is organized is to establish recognition of Amateur Radio frequency coordination by the Federal Communications Commission, the American Radio Relay League, and all Amateur Radio licensees. This goal is to be fulfilled by the Corporation by the following activities:


(1) To facilitate the exchange of information and general cooperation between members, the   American Radio Relay League, Inc. (ARRL), and any legislative or regulatory arm of the federal government pertaining to the Amateur Radio Service, and specifically the coordinated use of repeaters and other relay devices and systems, and amateur stations using shared bands utilized by fixed-station repeater and relay devices and systems. Such information would include such things as lists of frequency coordinators; proposed and current policies, procedures and regulations pertaining to coordinator certification, decertification, and succession of coordinators; proposed and current federal policies affecting amateur radio systems operations; pending and current FCC submissions and determinations, including Petitions for Rule Making, Notices of Proposed Rule Making, and Report and Order releases affecting amateur radio repeater and relay systems and the cooperative coordination of the same for interference avoidance.

        (2) To promote responsible coordination and/or use of amateur radio operations at any frequencies authorized for repeater or other unattended operations, where such operations are present, and provide a service to the amateur radio population in the given area.

        (3) To facilitate arbitration of disputes involving amateur radio frequency coordination. The corporation will accomplish this by encouraging local resolution of disputes as well as appointment of arbitrators to conduct binding arbitration in accordance with the American Board of Arbitration procedures; the costs of such to be borne by the parties to the arbitration.

  (4) To provide educational opportunities for individual amateur radio operators and groups with an interest in frequency coordination, repeater operation, and to provide community service and other activities of a charitable, scientific, and educational nature.

   
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