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IMSA Frequency Coordination Fees

The International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are non-profit associations certified by the FCC to provide frequency coordination services to governmental and related agencies. We are dedicated to providing quality service at the lowest possible cost.

IMSA Frequency Coordination Fee Schedule




New Frequencies Below 450 MHz

$200 per freq/per site

New frequency 450 - 470 & 854 - 866 MHz

$200 per freq pair/per site

New frequency 470 - 512 MHz

$315 per freq pair/per site

New 700 MHz NB and NPSPAC

$60 per freq pair/per site


$200 per freq/per site - add'l sites $10

MED Channel $200 per freq/per site
MED 3 or more channels $500 per application **Note 2

System Licensing

$160 per application

Major Modification (to existing channel)

$200 per freq or pair/per site

Minor Modification

$100 per application

Addition of FCC Interoperability Channels

$100 per application (TAC & CALL) *Note 1

Engineering Time

$125 per hour

Minimum application fee (except 700/NPSPAC)

$100 per application

Narrowbanding a license

$100 per application

Application submitted by paper

$110 per application

License Renewal

$50 per license

Construction Notification

$50 per license

Interservice fee

$100 per freq pair/per site

Withdrawal after coordination

$225 per application

FRN Registration

$100 per application

Add Mutual Aid/Interop

$100 per application *Note 1

Robot Video Coordination

$155 per application

Other services

$125 per hour

Minimum application fee (except 700/NPSPAC & Narrowbanding) $100 per application
VOLUME discounts available - Please call for Quote  
Note 1 IMSA will add FCC-designated Interoperability channels at no charge in conjunction with other license work.
Note 2 Up to 10 frequencies at 6 sites.
Applications not submitted electronically will incur an additional $110 application fee.

Questions?  Call Toll Free: 855-803-1465; or (717) 398-0822


Pay Frequency Coordination fees on-line


Make checks payable to IMSA and mail to:

IMSA Frequency Coordination
P.O. Box 252
Stanardsville, VA 22973-0252

Valid government purchase orders will be accepted.  Payment must be received prior to application being forwarded to the FCC.

Non-Government Agency Filing Fee

You may be subject to a filing fee, payable to the FCC, if you are not a recognized government agency. This fee will be collected along with the original coordination fee at the time of initial screening.

Applications from entities classified as associations, corporations, individuals or partnerships will be required to pay the filing fee or provide proof of their federal tax exemption status by enclosing a copy of their IRS determination letter.

You can learn more about FCC fees by visiting their web site at Fee Filing Guide Page.

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