Glossary of IT1 Mar 07 Exam

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What publication contains a list of international Call Signs and hull numbers for ships under military control?
ACP 113
What publicationhas a list of Task Forces and their allocations?
ACP 113
What publication has a list of two letter Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN) Identifiers assigned to TACAN equipped military ships?
ACP 113
What publication is used to describe the use of radiotelephone procedure as it shall be employed for radiotelephone communications between Field Artillery Observers and the Field Artillery Fire Direction Centers and Naval Gunfire Spotters and Naval Gunfi
ACP 125 U.S. SUPP-2
When speaking over the radio to conduct Artillery and Naval Gunfire the word "OVER" means what?
ACP 125 U.S. SUPP-2: Completion of each transmission of data.
True or False: When radio is the only means of communication and a separate fire direction channel is not available to the observer, fire direction center, and the firing battery(s), when communications are difficult or multiple missions are being fired,
ACP 125 U.S. Supp-2: False it is mandatory.
After the Fire Direction Center receives the call for fire, it will determine how the target will be attacked. That decision is announced to the Observer in the form of a message to Observer. What three items are in this message?
ACP 125 U.S. Supp-2:
1. Unit(s) to fire - the battery or batteries that will fire the mission.
2. Changes to the Call for Fire- any changes to what the observer requested in the call for fire.
3. Number of rounds - the number of rounds per tube in fire for effect.
What are the 4 Global Maritime Distress and Safety System operational areas?
ASP 135:
Area A1: Within range of shore-based VHF coast stations (20 to 30 nautical miles)
Area A2 - Within range of shore-based MF coast stations (excluding A1 areas) (approximately 100-150 nautical miles)
Area A3 - Within the coverage of INMARSAT communications satellites (excluding A1 and A@ areas - approximately between the latitudes of 70 degrees North and 70 degrees South).
Area A4 - the remaining areas outside areas A1, A2 and A3 (generally the Polar regions)
International Callsigns
~NA - NZ
~CF - CK
~GA - GZ
~KA - KZ
~WA - WZ
~MA - MZ
~4YA - 4YM
~4YN - 4YV
ACP 113
NA - NZ Any US Naval or Coast Guard Ships
CF - CK Canadian Warships
GA - GZ British Warships
KA - KZ Allied Warships
WA - WZ US Army Ships
MA - MZ British Fleet Auxiliary
4YA - 4YM Ocean station A thru M Atlantic respectively.
4YN - 4YV Ocean Station N thru V Pacific respectively
What does GMDSS stand for?
ACP 135: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System.
What does GMDSS use to enable a distress alert to be transmitted and received automatically over short and long distances.
ACP 135: GMDSS uses modern technology, including satellite and digital selective calling techniques on MF, HF and VHF bands, known as terrestrial systems.
The alarm signal of a distress call in voice consists of: ?
ACP 135: 2 substantially sinusoidal audio frequency tones transmitted alternatively. One tone has a freq of 2200 Hz and the other 1300 Hz. The duration of each tone is 250 milliseconds. Sent for 30 seconds to one minute.
In radioteletype and Narrow Band Direct Printing what distress signal is typed 3 times?
ACP 135: SOS
What are the international Distress frequency for voice?
ACP 135: 2182 kHz and its supplementary frequencies 4125 and 6215 kHz.
What should your radio equipment be set to before crash landing/forced landing/adandoment of a ship or aircraft?
ACP 135: Continuous Emission so it may be found.

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