Section I. Abbreviations
Following is an alphabetical listing of the abbreviations used in this manual.
The exact word or phrase for which each abbreviation is used is identified.
Additional Authorization List
American Wire Gage
Basic Issue Items
Components of End Item
Discrepancy in Shipment Report
Equipment Improvement Recommendations
Expendable Supplies and Materials List
Federal Supply" Code for Manufacturer
Maintenance Allocation Chart
Modification Work Order
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
National Item Identification Number
National Stock Number
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Report of Discrepancy
Repair Parts and Special Tools List
Source, Maintenance and Recoverability
Single Side Band
Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment
Unit of Measure
Voltage Standing Wave Ratio
Section II. Terms
Following is an alphabetical listing of unusual terms used in this manual and
the definition of each.
Cleat - A fitting with two projecting horns around which a rope may be fastened.
Delta - Shaped or formed like the Greek letter A.
Halyard - A rope or tackle for raising or lowering an object.
Lanyard - A nylon rope for fastening the antenna rod to the baseline of the delta
Plateau - A large level area situated above the adjacent land.