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1

What does MILSTAR stand for?

Military Strategic/Tactical Relay

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What is the function of MILSTAR?

to provide global strategic and tactical communications

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What systems does MILSTAR interface with?

DAISS, ICS, IRS, UHF C3, MCS, DAMA

4

What are the 3 segments of MILSTAR?

Space, Mission Control, Terminal

5

What are the 7 functional groups of MILSTAR?

Timing, Operator & Monitoring, Processor, EHF, EHF Antenna, UHF, UHF Antenna

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What components make up the Timing group?

Time Code Generator (TCG); Time Standard Module (TSM)

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Where is the Time Code Generator (TCG) located?

C4 cabinet

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What are the power requirements for the TCG?

115 VAC 400 Hz from MILSTAR TCG 3 on E905

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What is the function of the TCG?

to synchronize the time of day (TOD) to the TSM TOD

10

What reference frequencies are supplied by the TCG?

1 MHz to UHF R/Ts
1 pps to UHF Modems & EHF Modem
5 MHz to EHF RSU

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Where is the Time Standard Module (TSM) located?

behind a hinged door in the TCG; C4 cabinet

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What are the power requirements for the TSM?

charged from Internal Voltage Regulators in the TCG

13

What is another name for the Time Standard Module (TSM)?

Handheld Module (HHM)

14

How long will the TSM battery last in Transit mode?

24 hours

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What is the function of the TSM?

provide 5 MHz and 1 pps to TCG

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What data is contained on the TSM?

satellite ephemeris data, black keys, network configuration, terminal identification

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What components make up the Operator & Monitoring group?

DKUs, Control-Indicator Panel, KYV-5 ANDVT Call Box

18

Where are the MILSTAR Display Keyboard Units (DKU) located?

DKU 1 - P20 Position 18
DKU 2 - P30 Position 20

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What are the power requirements for the MILSTAR DKUs?

115 VAC 400 Hz from MILSTAR DSPL on 400 HZ DISTR 1 & 2 on P20 & P30

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What is the function of the MILSTAR DKUs?

provide operator interface with MILSTAR

21

What size are the display screens on the MILSTAR DKUs and how many lines/characters can it display?

8x8"
50 lines, 80 characters each

22

Where is the MILSTAR Control-Indicator Panel located?

P20 Bay 5

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What are the power requirements for the MILSTAR Control-Indicator Panel?

115 VAC from MILSTAR CONT on 400 HZ DISTR 1 on P20

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What is the function of the MILSTAR Control-Indicator Panel?

provide ON/OFF control of terminal's primary power, receives EAM, TAC, and BBP alarm signals from the processor group to sound the EAM alarm

25

What is the function of the KGV-11 SAVE/ZEROIZE switch on the MILSTAR Control-Indicator Panel?

saves the KGV-11 Keys for 10 minutes is set to SAVE within 90 sec of power loss

26

Where is the KYV-5 Advanced Narrowband Digital Voice Terminal (ANDVT) Call Box located?

P20 Bay 5
(removed in crypto mod)

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What are the power requirements for the KYV-5 ANDVT Call Box?

5 VDC from the TAC

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What is the function of the KYV-5 ANDVT Call Box?

to provide operator interface for MILSTAR ANDVT calls; to interface with the ANDVT Unit throught the ANDVT Interconnecting Box

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What components make up the MILSTAR Processor group?

TAC; BBP; KIV-7 (TSEC 10); KYV-5 ANDVT BTUs (TSECs 11 & 12); KY-100s (TSECs 22, 23, 29, 30, 31, 32); CADI & CADI Control; KIV-7s (TSECs 24 & 25); KGV-11; KG-33 MI (TSECs 4 & 9)

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Where is the Terminal Access Control (TAC) located?

C2 cabinet

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What are the power requirements for the Terminal Access Control (TAC)?

115 VAC 400 Hz from TERM ACS CONT on E60-1

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What is the function of the Terminal Access Control (TAC)?

control terminal startup sequence; perform BIT; provide terminal access management, message handling & processing, satellite command processing, reportback processing, and operator interaction for the BLACK side of the terminal

33

How long will the TAC Battery last without charging?

30 days

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The Terminal Access Control (TAC) maintains the _____ keep- alive power.

Nonvolatile Random Access Memory (NVRAM)

35

Where is the Baseband Processor (BBP) located?

C2 cabinet

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What are the power requirements for the Baseband Processor (BBP)?

115 VAC 400 Hz from BASE BAND PROC on E60-1

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What is the function of the Baseband Processor (BBP)?

provide terminal management, message handling & processing, Satellite Communications (SATCOM) processing, EAM and reportback message processing, and operator interaction on the cryptographic RED side of the terminal

38

Where is the KIV-7 Communications Security (COMSEC) Device (TSEC 10) located?

P20 Bay 6

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What are the power requirements for the KIV-7 COMSEC Device (TSEC 10)?

28 VDC from KIV-7 PWR SPLY GP1 & GP2 on P20 DISTR 1

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What is the function of the KIV-7 COMSEC Device (TSEC 10)?

accept synchronous and asynchronous serial plain text data from a terminal device, encrypt the data, and modulate it to produce a serial cipher text output;
accept serial cipher text from external equipment, demodulate the data, and produce a serial plain text output

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Where is the KYV-5 ANDVT Basic Terminal Units (BTUs) (TSECs 11 & 12)located?

P20 Bay 3; above MCS Display

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What are the power requirements for the KYV-5 ANDVT BTUs (TSECs 11 & 12)?

115 VAC 400 Hz from TSEC 11 & TSEC 12 c/bs on P20 400 Hz DISTR 1

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What is the function of the KYV-5 ANDVT BTUs (TSECs 11 & 12)?

provide interoperable voice encryption with any other terminal having the appropriate KYV-5 ANDVT configuration and the correct crypto load

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What does ANDVT stand for?

Advanced Narrowband Digital Voice Terminal

45

Where are the KY-100 COMSEC Devices (TSECs 22, 23, 29, 30, 31, 32) located?

TSECs 29, 30, 31, 32 = P20 Bay 6
TSECs 22, 23 = P20 Bay 5

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What are the power requirements for the KY-100 COMSEC Devices (TSECs 22, 23, 29, 30, 31, 32)?

28 VDC from TSEC 22 & 23 c/bs on P20 28 VDC DISTR 1A;
28 VDC from TSEC 29, 30, 31, & 32 c/bs on P20 28 VDC DISTR 1B

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What is the function of the KY-100 COMSEC Devices (TSECs 22, 23, 29, 30, 31, 32)?

provide inter-service voice communications

48

What is LPC-10a?

Linear Predictive Coding (Analog)

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What is MELP?

Mixed Excitation Linear Predictive (Digital)