Radio Repairman, Fixed Station (649) Enlisted Personnel

Maintains and repairs fixed radio transmitting and receiving equipment in proper operating condition.
Tests circuits, tubes and other parts of equipment. Locates source of and diagnoses malfunctioning. Makes adjustments, repairs (including improvisations), replacements and substitutions in items of equipment such as antennas, audio frequency units, radio frequency units, power supply, and control accessories.
Uses precision electrical and electronic instruments and various types of small hand and light machine tools.
Must be able to make all necessary adjustments or repairs of fixed radio station transmitting and receiving equipment, including accessories.
Must be able to tune transmitter channels to prescribed frequencies.
Must be able to locate and counteract electrical interferences.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Boehme Installer
  • Chief Radio Repairman
  • Receiver Attendant