(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes
4. Special Information
are assigned to support items to indicate the
a. The following publication pertains to the
disposition action on unserviceable items. The
AN/GSM-64C and its components:
recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of
the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
b. National stock numbers (NSN's) that are
missing from P source coded items have been ap-
Z--Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, con-
plied for and will be added to this TM by future
demn and dispose at the level indicated in
change/revision when they are entered in the Army
Master Data File (AMDF). Until the NSN'S are
H R e p a r a b l e i t e m . W h e n uneconomically
e s t a b l i s h e d and published, submit exception
reparable, condemn and dispose at the general
requisitions to: Co m m a n d e r , US Army Com-
munications-Electronics C o m m a n d a n d F o r t
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
Monmouth, ATT: DRSEL-MM, Fort Monmouth,
stock number assigned to the item and will be used
NJ 07703 for the part required to support your
for requisitioning purposes.
d. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
708-41/42 which is used to identify the manufac-
a. National stock number or part number is
turer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
the functional group within which the item belongs.
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
controls the design and characteristics of the item
functional groups and listings are divided into the
by means of its engineering drawings,
s t a n d a r d s , a n d inspection
(2) Second Find the illustration covering the
requirements to identify an item or range of items.
functional group to which the item belongs.
(3) Third Identify the item on the illustration
When a stock numbered item is
and note the illustration figure and item number of
requisitioned, the repair part received
may have a different part number than
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
the part being replaced.
t h e figure and item number noted on the
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
b. When National stock number or part number is
and, if required, a minimum description to identify
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
National stock number or part number. This index
performing the actual maintenance function. This
is in NIIN sequence followed by a list of part
m e a s u r e is e x p r e s s e d by a two-character
numbers in alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to
alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When
the illustration figure number and item number.
the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, the
(2) Second After finding the figure and item
lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the required
number, locate the figure and item number in the
units of measure will be requisitioned.
repair parts list.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a
functional group, s u b f u n c t i o n a l group, or an
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