Accession Number : ADA309694

Title :   Communications Antenna Systems. AFSC 2E6X1.

Descriptive Note : Occupational survey rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE OCCUPATIONAL MEASUREMENT CENTER RANDOLPH AFB TX

Personal Author(s) : Doan, Brandon ; Velez, Olga ; Ramos, Richard G.

PDF Url : ADA309694

Report Date : MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 61

Abstract : This is a report of an occupational survey of the Communications Antenna Systems career ladder completed by the Occupational Analysis Division, An Force Occupational Measurement Squadron. This survey was performed as part of the 5-year analysis cycle to ensure currency of the occupational survey database. The last survey results pertaining to this career ladder were published in May 1990. As described in the AFMAN 36-21 08 Specialty Description, dated 31 October 1994, personnel in this career ladder supervise and plan installation and maintenance actions on antenna systems for command, control, communications, and computers. Members also monitor and analyze performance of these antenna systems. Communications Antenna Systems was formerly named Communication-Cable and Antenna Systems. A related DOD occupational group is 2E6X2, Communications Cable Systems. All entry level personnel must complete Course J3ABR2E63 1, Communication Antenna Systems Apprentice, at Sheppard AFB TX. This is a 6-week course consisting of outside plant construction fundamentals and antenna principles; installation and maintenance of antenna systems; pole climbing; and pole line construction. To qualify for this course, personnel must successfully complete course L3AQIUE63 1 950, Electronic Principles, at Lackland AFB TX. Entry into this career ladder currently requires an Armed Services Vocational Battery Mechanical score of 51.

Descriptors :   *COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT, *AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, *SURVEYS, *INSTALLATION, *ANTENNAS, *MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTIES, *ELECTRONIC TECHNICIANS, DATA BASES, ELECTRONICS, COMPUTERS, TRANSMISSION LINES, MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL, COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS, PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT.

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE