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illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
condemn and dispose at the general support
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
The following publication pertains to the AT-784/PRC
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
and its components TM 11-5985-284-15, Antenna,
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, cor-
poration, or Government activity), which controls the
a. When National stock number or part number is
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
inspection requirements to identify an item or range
the functional group within which the item belongs.
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
functional groups and listings are divided into the
When a stock numbered item is requisi-
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
tioned, the repair part received may have a
functional group to which the item belongs.
different part number than the part being re-
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration and
note the illustration figure and item number of the
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
(4) Fourth Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
708-42 which is used to identify the manufacturer,
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
b. When National stock number or part number is
distributor, or Government agency, etc.
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and,
if required, a minimum description to identify the
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stuck Num-
bers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN se-
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in per-
quence followed by a list of part numbers in al-
forming the actual maintenance function. This meas-
phameric sequence, cross-referenced to the illustration
ure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbre-
figure number and item number.
viation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of measure
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
number, locate the figure and item number in the re-
differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue
pair parts list.
that will satisfy the required units of measure will be
h. Quantity Incorported in Unit. Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the