Accession Number : AD0466127


Title :   PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF APPRENTICE GROUND RADIO OPERATORS GRADUATES OF ATC COURSE NO. ABR29330.


Descriptive Note : Final rept., 3 Dec 64-22 Apr 65,


Corporate Author : AIR PROVING GROUND CENTER EGLIN AFB FL


Personal Author(s) : McSheehy, Donald I


Report Date : Jun 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 32


Abstract : This evaluation was conducted to determine the ability of personnel trained in the Air Training Command (ATC) Ground Radio Operator Course to perform the duties of their specialty. Evaluation sites included a net control station (NCS), two satellite stations, and one mobile support squadron (MSS). Apprentices were capable of 5-skill-level operation at satellite stations after one to two months on the job, but they experienced confusion in NCS air-ground operations because of the necessity for learning Strategic Air Command (SAC) procedures and developing proficiency in the standard Air Force Communications Service (AFCS) procedures simultaneously. All organizations recommended training in use of the voice call sign list (VCSL), when using authentication procedures, and physical compromise; and practice in using symbols when taking weather messages. The NCS assignment also required knowledge of antenna types and the MSS knowledge of mobile van operation. (Author)


Descriptors :   *RADIO OPERATORS , PERFORMANCE(HUMAN) , AIR FORCE PERSONNEL , MILITARY TRAINING , PERFORMANCE(HUMAN) , JOB ANALYSIS , MILITARY REQUIREMENTS , COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE