Intercept Operator, Fixed Station (799) Enlisted Personnel

For intelligence purposes, identifies and intercepts enemy nonmilitary radio signals transmitted in high speed International Morse Code.
Operates and maintains radio receiving and auxiliary equipment such as ink and sound recorders, transcribers, and frequency meters. Tunes in radio receiver on an assigned frequency or by searching over a band of frequencies. Records intercepted traffic direct by typewriter or by transcribing data from sound and siphon ink recordings.
Performs first echelon maintenance by inspecting, dusting and oiling equipment; making simple repairs or adjustments such as changing tubes, adjusting frequencies and siphon recorder pen. Uses simple hand tools.
Must be able to receive International Morse Code and copy by typewriter at a speed of 30 five-letter random code groups per minute for a minimum period of 3 consecutive minutes out of 5, without error. Must have knowledge of international radio procedures. Must be familiar with principles of radio transmissions. Must have general knowledge of various types of traffic which have intelligence value.

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