Repeaterman, Telephone (187) Enlisted Personnel

Installs, adjusts and maintains repeater and carrier equipment used in a military long lines wire communication system.
Assembles and installs repeater and carrier units in accordance with circuit and layout diagrams. Tests circuits and equipment for faulty operation.Makes various types of tests such as measurements of transmission gains or losses and line resistances. Makes operating adjustments on repeater and carrier units to produce proper gains, levels, balances, and equalization as pertain to amplified signals and creation of additional communication channels. Locates, diagnoses, and clears trouble by making necessary repairs (including improvisations) replacements, or substitutions.
Uses electrician's small hand tools and test instruments.
Must have knowledge of more common types of telephone circuits and be able to read and interpret circuit drawings. Must understand theory of repeater and carrier systems.