16 September 2003
700. Effectiveness. Communications shall be in accordance with the current edition of Naval Warfare
Publication (NWP) 16 and appropriate Joint, Allied, and Navy Department publications. NWP 16 is effective as
applicable to the existing situation unless modified or amplified by this chapter.
701. Call Signs, Address Groups and Routing Indicators. Call signs, address groups, and routing indicators
shall be those assigned by Joint Army-Navy-Air Force Publications (JANAPs), Allied Communications
Publications (ACPs), and appropriate directives from higher authority.
a. Frequency assignment request procedures are contained in the effective edition of Annex J to Naval
Telecommunications Publication (NTP)-6 or Annex E to ACP-190.
b. Requests for additional frequencies shall be submitted to CNATRA. Such requests shall include
appropriate information as required by NTP-6 or ACP-190.
INMARSAT, POTS, and cellular phone frequencies for each det shall be provided in the CQ LOI.
Email accounts shall be set up immediately upon CV check-in by shipboard OIC.
703. Aircraft Identification. All NATRACOM aircraft shall, to the maximum extent possible, use "CD" and the
three-digit side number (i.e., "CD 124," etcetera) as their call signs when doing CARQUALS.