Compatibility Determination


Public access to Baker Island National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is managed through refuge-issued Special Use Permits (SUP). A draft compatibility determination for Amateur Radio Operation was issued for public review on April 24, 2017. During the 14-day public comment period ending May 8, 2017, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) received written comments, with 24 e-mail letters in strong support of allowing Amateur Radio Operations at Baker Island NWR. No comments opposing the activity were received. The final Compatibility Determination and the Service’s response to comments are posted below.


Compatibility Determination

Response to Comments