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COMMO= Communications Officer

Communications Officer

Ensign Fowler

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OPTASKCOMMS= Operational Tasking Communications

Operational Tasking Communications

Used by allied navies to distribute communications plans

Written by CSG2 for GHWB

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COMMPLAN= Communications Plan

Communications Plan

In depth OPTASKCOMMS which assign circuits, frequencies and sometimes crypto to specific units

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COMMSHIFT= Communications Shift

Communications Shift

Shifting traffic from one means to another

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CWO= Communications Watch Officer

Communications Watch Officer

Representative of COMMO

Responsible for all operations in Main Comm.

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TST SUP= Tech Control Supervisor

Tech Control Supervisor

Responsible for the set up, management and operation of circuits and systems in main Comm

Reports to CWO

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MSG CTR SUP= Message Center Supervisor

Message Center Supervisor

Responsible for proper handling handling and distributing of message traffic

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Classification: Confidential=?

Unauthorized disclosure of info which could result in causing DAMAGE to national security

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Classification: Secret= ?

Unauthorized disclosure of information which could result in causing SERIOUS DAMAGE to national security

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Classification: Top Secret= ?

Unauthorized disclosure of information which could result in causing EXCEPTIONALLY GRAVE DAMAGE to national security

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NTP

Navy Telecommunications Procedures

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Message precedence

R- Routine

6hrs

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Message precedence

P- Priority

3 hours

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Message precedence

O- Immediate

30 mins

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Message precedence

Z/Y- Flash

10 mins or less

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COMSPOT=?

Communications Spot Report

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COMSPOT- Communications Spot Report is...

Submitted when unusual comms difficulties are encountered

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AMCROSS=?

Red Cross Message

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AMCROSS- Red Cross Message is...

Message holding important personal info for people deployed or can’t reach family

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OPREP-3=?

Operational Report

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OPREP-3- Operational Report is...

Message used to inform DON of things affecting command personnel or command operations

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OPREP-5= ?

Operational Report

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OPREP-5- Operational Report is...

Daily message providing the status of the ship

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LOGREQ= ?

Logistics Request

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LOGREQ- Logistics Request is...

Message saying the ship needs port assistance for arrival or departure

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MOVREP= ?

Move Report

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MOVREP- Move Report is...

Message stating the ships intended movement

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CASREP=?

Causality Report

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CASREP- Casualty Report is...

Message used to ask for technical assistance or request for parts

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P4= ?

PERSONAL FOR

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P4- PERSONAL FOR is...

Message containing info that only the CO or Officer in Charge is allowed to see

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Bush Tech Control Status Board does what...

Displays the name, frequency, designator, access number, associated crypto, radio alignment and status of radio circuits

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COMSEC...

Encrypts telecommunications to deny unauthorized access

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ADNS- Automated Digital Networking System is...

Router in Main Comm

Connects ship’s and shore command’s networks to transfer IP data

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DSCS- Defense Satellite Communications System is...

Primary means of providing IP services

Dual Antenna system

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CBSP= CommercialBaseband Satellite Program is...

-Secondary means of providing IP services to the ship

-Dual antenna system (Antenna 1 & Antenna 2)

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EHF TIP is..

Tertiary means of providing IP services to ship

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Frequencies in the higher ranges are most commonly used frequencies on GHWB for voice/data communications are...

3-30Mhz= HIGH frequency

30-300Mhz= VERY High

300Mhz-3Ghz= ULTRA High

3Ghz- 30Ghz= SUPER High

30-300Ghz= EXTREMELY High

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HF= High Frequency

Used in long range comms, distress comms, and the backup in the event that a satellite is lost.

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LOS COMMS= Line of Sight Communications

Transmitter and receiver antennas must be in “line of site”

Distance: 30 nautical miles/ depends on elevation of antenna

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EHF= Extremely High Frequency

Provides anti-jam, low probability of intercept, between subs, aircraft, surface ships and shore sites

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SATCOM= Satellite Communications

Comms betweens mobile units and land sites

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SATHICOM= Satellite High Command Net is..

An UHF Satellite. It’s a secure voice circuit which provides connection with all operating units

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IRIDIUM Phone is...

A satellite phone used for troubleshooting or emergencies

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HF Antenna

AS-3772

Nickname: 35ft whip

Location: port side of flight deck

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HF Antenna

AS-3771

Nickname: Bull Nose

Location: 010 Level

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HF Antenna

AS- 3865

Nickname: Fan Wire

Location: extends from upper yard arm to 010

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UHF LOS Antenna

AS-1735

Nick Name: Plated pair

Location: Mast

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UHF LOS Antenna

AS-390

Nickname: Spider

Location: Mast

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UHF LOS Antenna

SRA-62

Nickname: Christmas Tree

Location: Catwalks on 07 and 08 level

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UHF SATCOM Antenna

WSC-6

Nickname: DSCS

Location: 010 level

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SHF Antenna

WSC-8

Nick Name: CBSP

Location: AFT/PORT/ Near LSO Platform

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SHF Antenna

WSC-6

Nickname: DSCS

Location: 010 level

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EHF Antenna

OE-564

Nick Name: EHF Dome

Location: 2 FWD 010 Level/ 2 on 08 Level

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GBS Antenna

OE-581

Nick Name: GBS

Location: 1 FWD STRBD/ 1 AFT PORT