Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
a. Type of Manual. This manual covers operator and organizational maintenance
and includes Repair Parts and Special Tools List in appendix F.
b. Purpose of Equipment. Antenna AS-3577/GRC is a portable, omnidirectional,
broadband antenna assembly that provides for transmission or reception of rf energy
in the frequency range of 2 to 30 megaHertz (MHz).
1-2. Consolidated Index of Army Publications and Blank Forms. Refer to the latest
issue of DA Pam 310-1 to determine whether there are new editions, changes, addi-
tional publications, or Modification Work Orders (MWOs) pertaining to the equip-
1-3. Maintenance Forms, Records and Reports.
a. Reports of Maintenance and Unsatisfactory Equipment. Department of the Army
forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by DA
Pam 738-750 as contained in Maintenance Management Update.
b. Report of Packaging and Handling Deficiencies. Fill out and forward SF 364
(Report of Discrepancy (ROD)) as prescribed in AR 735-11-2/DLAR 4140.55/NAVMATINST
4355.73B/AFR 400.54/MC0 4430.3H.
Discrepancy in Shipment Report (DISREP) (SF 361). Fill out and forward
Discrepancy in Shipment Report (DISREP) (SF 361 ) as prescribed in AR 55-38/
NAVSUPINST 4610.33C/AFR 75-18/MCO P4610.19D/DLAR 4500.15.
1-4. Hand Receipt (-HR) Manuals. This manual has a companion document with a TM
number followed by "-HR" (which stands for Hand Receipt). TM 11-5985-371-1O-HR
consists of preprinted hand receipts (DA Form 2062) that list end item related
equipment (i.e., BII and AAL) you must account for. As an aid to property
accountability, additional -HR manuals may be requisitioned from the Commander,
Baltimore AG Publications Center, 2800 Eastern Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21220 in
accordance with the procedures in chapter 3, AR 310-2, and DA Pam 310-10.
1-5. Reporting Equipment Improvement Recommendations (EIR). If your AS-3577/GRC
needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. YOU, the user, are the only one
who can tell us what you don't like about your design. Put it on an SF368
(Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to Commander, US Army Communications-
Electronics Command and Fort Monmouth, ATTN: AMSEL-PA-MA-D, Fort Monmouth,
New Jersey 07703-5000. We'll send you a reply.