Radio Repairman (648) Enlisted Personnel

Installs, inspects, tests and repairs amplitude modulated or frequency modulated radio transmitting and receiving instruments and related equipment.
Tests equipment using such instruments as voltmeter, ohmmeter, tube testers, and oscilloscope. Isolates and corrects defects either by replacing parts or by repairing units including resistors, condensers, and wiring. Improvises or makes substitutions for defective parts when replacements are not available.
Uses small machine and hand tools including drill press, electric soldering iron, screw drivers, and special wrenches.
Must have general knowledge of the theory of operation of radio transmitters, receivers, and related equipment including antennas, dynamometers, control boxes, and power supply.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Radio Electrician
  • Radio Repairman, FM Equipment