Military Field Communications
Lesson topics include:
Wire communications and equipment use, such as applying communication security, preparing field messages, applying AKAC procedures, splicing and tying field wire with proper knots, and tagging procedures;
Using wire laying and recovery equipment;
Constructing field wire for remote links to command and control centers;
Maintaining field wire records;
Installing, operating, and maintaining telephone sets and switchboards;
Installing a hot loop;
Radio fundamentals and procedures such as adopting frequencies to environmental parameters;
Installing, maintaining, and operating radio communications equipment such as the AN/PRC-119A;
Constructing field expedient antennas to address command and control communication requirements;
Using auxiliary devices, loading voice security equipment, and operating in secure voice;
Defending against electronic warfare and using encrypted code to report enemy electronic warfare efforts.
Training Period: 2 Weeks.