Signal Team Training SFC Norvell Signal Team Training TASK: Provide basic level instruction in proper radio-telephone operating (RTO) procedures. CONDITION: Given conference style instruction in a classroom environment. STANDARD: Soldiers better prepared to transmit and receive messages on unit radios. Signal Team Training AGENDA General operating rules Transmission security Procedure words Reports Signal Team Training GENERAL OPERATING RULES Precheck correct COMSEC/SOI data before deploying Preplan message before transmitting Use lowest power setting necessary Make only authorized transmissions Maintain alert watch for station calls Signal Team Training GENERAL OPERATING RULES (cont.) Listen before transmitting Transmit clearly and accurately Demand authentication Use the phonetic alphabet Maintain transmission security Signal Team Training TRANSMISSION SECURITY DO NOT: Hold personal or unofficial conversations Transmit personal information (names, SSN, etc...) Use unauthorized prowords (I.e. Repeat) Use profanity Signal Team Training PROCEDURE WORDS (PROWORDS) MUST be committed to memory Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) “ROGER” I have received your last transmission satisfactorily. Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) “WILCO” I have received your signal, understand it, and will comply. Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) “OVER” This is the end of my transmission to you and a response is necessary. Go ahead; transmit. Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) “OUT” This is the end of my transmission and no answer is required. Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) “WAIT” I must pause for a few seconds. Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) “WAIT-OUT” I must pause longer than a few seconds. Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) “CORRECTION” (PLAIN TEXT) G48 - This is C28 - message - request time you crossed creek CORRECTION crossed check point bravo - over (CODED TEXT) F48 - This is - J48 - message - groups five - break OZU DTY HBC LQO EVX CORRECTION LQO EUX - over Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) “WORDS TWICE” G48 G48 This is D48 D48 WORDS TWICE WORDS TWICE convoy has arrived - Convoy has arrived - Time 0630s time 0630s, over. RESPONSE D48 D48 This is G48 G48 roger roger, out. Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) “DO NOT ANSWER” D48 - This is - F28 message - Enemy troops crossing within two five meters of your position move to point alpha authentication is ______ I SAY AGAIN D48 this is - F28 message - Enemy troops crossing within two five meters of your position move to point alpha authentication is out. Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) “RADIO CHECK” F28 this is G48 G48 this is F28 Radio Check Roger - Out Over I received your last transmission satisfactory SIGNAL STRENGTH READABILITY LOUD VERY WEAK CLEAR DISTORTED GOOD FADING READABLE WITH INTERFERENCE UNREADABLE INTERMITTENT Signal Team Training (PROWORDS) REPETITION 1. Say again. 2. Say again all after. 3. Say again all before. 4. Say again to . 5. Say again word after. 6. Say again word before. RESPONSE I say again. Signal Team Training ACE REPORT Used within the convoy to complete Command Information Requirements to submit to higher Signal Team Training ACE REPORT: AMMUNITION: Basic load remaining per individual/crew- served weapon system after contact CASUALTIES: Number and type sustained after contact EQUIPMENT: Damage or losses sustained as result of contact Signal Team Training SPOT REPORT/UXO/IED Is used to send a quick report on an event either during the occurrence or after the convoy is out of danger Signal Team Training SPOT REPORT SIZE : Number or personnel/equipment POSITION: Observer’s position and location OBSERVER’S ACTIONS: Actions observed TIME: Time action took place Signal Team Training IED/UXO DTG Discovered Reporting unit and location Contact method (telephone number or radio) Type of Munitions NBC Contamination Resources Threatened Impact on Mission Protective Measures Taken Recommended Priority (Immediate/Indirect/Minor/None) Signal Team Training SALUTE REPORT Is used in the same manner as the SPOT report-it simply contains more detail Signal Team Training SALUTE REPORT SIZE: Number of personnel and equipment ACTIVITY: What the enemy is doing LOCATION: Grid coordinates UNIT: Uniforms/Clothing TIME: When the activity happen EQUIPMENT: Description of equipment Signal Team Training MEDEVAC REQUEST To request Air transportation of any injured or sick person or personnel. Signal Team Training MEDEVAC REQUEST LOCATION OF PICK UP SITE RADIO FREQUENCY NUMBER OF PATIENTS BY PRECEDENCE SPECIAL EQUIPMENT NEEDED (REQUIRED) NUMBER OF PATIENTS BY TYPE SECURITY OF PICKUP SITE(WARTIME) METHOD HOW PICKUP SITE WILL BE MARKED PATIENT NATIONALITY AND STATUS OBTAIN PICKUP SITE IF IN A NUCLEAR,BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL LOCATION Signal Team Training SUMMARY Most efficient communications within a net is attained when operators habitually use proper procedures in transmitting and receiving messages. Signal Team Training ??? QUESTIONS ???
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