Air Force Spectrum Management Office

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Air Force Spectrum Management Office
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Active1 January 1982 - Present
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Air Force
Part ofCommand Section, Directorate of Operations, and Directorate of Strategic Planning
Garrison/HQFort George G. Meade, Maryland (from August 2011 on)
Motto(s)Managing Your Freqs. Anytime, Anywhere
DecorationsOrganizational Excellence ribbon.svg AFOEA
Col David Bosko

The Air Force Spectrum Management Office (AFSMO) plans, provides, and preserves access to the electromagnetic spectrum for Air Force and selected Department of Defense activities in support of national policy objectives, systems development, and global operations. It develops and implements spectrum guidelines and instructions to support the Air Force mission. AFSMO coordinates actions to resolve spectrum interference incidents involving DoD, private sector, and federal users. The agency represents, advocates, and defends Air Force interests in spectrum management matters on DoD, national and international forums. Accesses satellites internationally. It obtains certification and frequency licenses to operate satellites, land mobile radios, emergency radio systems (air-to-ground and air-to-air), radars, weapon guidance systems, and all capabilities that are spectrum-dependent. It provides functional management for the spectrum management career field.[1]




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