What does SCAT coded equipment mean?
- SCAT stands for Sub-CATegory- A four digit subcategory code used to identify a
- range of measurements by functional category.
How do I get a new copy or make changes to my SPETERL?
- Your SPETERL lists the prime equipment and systems you maintain and the test
- equipment required to maintain it. If a unit wishes to make changes to their
- SPETERL or needs a copy of their SPETERL, they should contact the CGETEP Office at
How do I get my test equipment calibrated?
- All units participating in the calibration services have a specific calibration
- laboratory that is contracted and funded by NAVSEA TMDE. The list can be found
- on the CGETEP website. Units not participating in the program’s calibration services
- can use any facility that meets the requirements stated in COMDTINST M10550
My unit was recently tasked with providing electronics maintenance to a new platform. How do I get test equipment support?
This will require an allowance change to a unit’s SPETERL. Instructions can be found in 5.B (Establish A Unit SPETERL) in this Process Guide.
Who pays for my test equipment calibration?
- As explained in 4.D of this Process Guide, participating units’ calibration services are
- program funded. Non-participating units are required to procure services using unit
- AFC- 30 funds.
have multiple multi-meters in my shop. Do they all need calibration?
- Only the specific items listed on a unit’s SPETERL require calibration. All other test
- equipment should be tagged to identify no calibration required. Test equipment
- not requiring calibration can only be used for troubleshooting and not scheduled maintenance. Out-of-calibration test equipment should not be used – unless a waiver has been granted.
Units requesting new test equipment or an increase or decrease in allowance for a piece of test
equipment shall submit an ____ form (Appendix C) firstname.lastname@example.org. The Program Office will forward all requests to the ________________
- Manager at C4ITSC FSD for validation.
SPETERL validation packages are information requests sent to field units by the ________ to verify the accuracy of a unit’s SPETERL.
SPETERL validation packages are information requests sent to field units by the CGETEP to verify the accuracy of a unit’s SPETERL. The field unit is responsible for reviewing the package and verifying the contents within _ weeks of receipt.
Primary versus Collateral QA?
Primary can work on all systems for both TCTOs and MPCs and Collateral can only work on MPCs dealing with specific systems designated in writing.
TCTO has been completed at the asset, the installing activity shall ensure the TCTO cover sheet and the ___________ are submitted to the SFLC PL Configuration Data Manager (CDM) to update the FLS.
Non-Modernized units shall track TCTO completion in ______ and _______.
SFLC Central and FLS.
TCTOs are categorized by?
The first character shall be a __ to designate the ACMS code as a TCTO.
The next two characters in a TCTO indicate the applicable ____ chapter based on the equipment affected
ESD Maintenance Supervisors (MSs) shall:
- a. Per the responsibilities enumerated in Section 4.B.3 of this process guide, ensure all preventive and corrective maintenance for the ESD, C4IT assets and related equipment within their AOR is completed IAW published policy and guidance.
- b. Report all preventive and corrective maintenance issues above ESD’s capabilities to the MCO.
Units shall label designated hazardous noise areas and equipment that produce sound levels __ dB(A) or greater, or ___ dB(C) peak SPL.
Each tool or piece of equipment producing noise levels greater than __ dB(A) shall be conspicuously marked to alert personnel of the potential hazard.
a. Shipboard equipment shall be isolated in accordance with Equipment Tag-Out Procedure, _______________.
COMDTINST 9077.1 (series).
b. Shore equipment shall be isolated in accordance with?
29 CFR 1910.147 and 1910.331-.335.
Rubber floor matting shall be:
High voltage warning and danger signs shall be posted conspicuously, generally at eye level, on equipment containing more than ____ volts aboard cutters and on equipment containing more than ___ volts at shore facilities.
Equipment with more than one power source exceeding __ volts shall have a permanent label conspicuously affixed warning personnel that multiple power sources exist and identifying the location of the circuit breakers or cut-out switches of the power sources.
All handheld radios procured by Coast Guard units shall be approved intrinsically safe in accordance with FM Global standards:
3600 and 3610.
Handheld radios shall be certified for the following hazardous location Classes, Divisions, and Groups as defined in Article 500 of the National Electric Code:
- (1) Classes I, II, and III.
- (2) Division I.
- (3) Groups D, F, and G.
Battery Safety. The Coast Guard currently uses three types of batteries
(1) Lead acid, (2) Nickel Cadmium (NiCad) and (3) Lithium.
CSOSS Stand for what?
Combat Systems Operational Sequencing System (CSOSS).
Where potentials of __ (rms or d.c.) volts or greater exist
within equipment which cannot be disabled by the system’s main power switch, the circuit shall be protected to prevent accidental contact.
Type 1 Warning Sign
- The Type 1 warning sign advises personnel of an RF hazard
- and shall be posted at the boundary (PEL line) of an area, beyond which the PEL may be
Type 2 Warning Sign
- The Type 2 warning sign excludes personnel from proceeding
- past a designated point. The sign informs personnel to check with command authority before
- proceeding beyond this point.
Type 3 Warning Sign.
- The Type 3 warning sign informs personnel that contact current
- and/or RF burn hazards may exist on metallic objects in this area. The Type 3 sign is used to
- denote RF hazards due to contact with metallic objects in the area and is normally posted on
- the metallic object that presents the worst hazard.
Type 4 Warning Sign.
- The Type 4 warning sign informs personnel that an RF hazard
- exists and to check with command authority prior to fueling operations.
Type 5 Warning Sign.
- The Type 5 warning sign provides a blank area in which special
- instructions necessary for safe operations can be specified.
PEL line is a ________ red line
Where a red warning band is used, a Type ______ warning sign
is posted to advise personnel that an RF burn hazard may exist. In those cases where further
information or clarification is required, a Type ______ sign should be used.
In areas where access to levels greater than 10 times the
exposure limits for controlled environments may exist, warning signs alone do not provide
sufficient protection. Devices such as __________, audible signals, barriers, and/or interlocks
shall be installed to prevent inadvertent access.
Overall adherence to the tool control program is the responsibility of the:
ESD Supervisor and ESD Maintenance Supervisor (MS)
The log sheets in the tool control log shall contain, at a minimum shall be kept for?
All completed log sheets for the last 3 years
Red O in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates an open discrepancy
Green C in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates a closed discrepancy
CF in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates carried forward
PP in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates parts pending
Red X in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates a grounding/disabled discrepancy
Small Boat in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates a mission-related discrepancy for boat assets
Red Exclamation point in EAL indicates?
- on maintenance record in discrep status column, indicates a deferred maintenance discrepancy over 30 days old that requires extension by EO
- on maintenance record, indicates action is required
Blue check mark in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates a completed task
Green upward triangle in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates the asset is in bravo status
Downward Red triangle in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates the asset is not in bravo status (status may be NMCM, NMCS, or NMCD)
Upward green arrow in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates the asset condition is not disabled
Downward pointing red arrow in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates the asset condition is disabled
Pink DC in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates dock check is required
DC with a check mark in EAL indicates?
on maintenance record, indicates dock check has been completed
Check mark with TF in EAL means?
on maintenance record, indicates underway test results are satisfactory
How do you run a MDL?
- 1. Log into ALMIS.
- 2. Click on Decision Support System (DSS) 4.5.
- 3. Click on ALMIS Portal 3.0.
- 4. Click on Web Reports.
- 5. Click on Unit Maintenance Records.
- 6. Click on Maintenance Due List Reports.
- 7. Click on Maintenance Due List.
- 8. Click on Unit/Asset/MSR Maintenance Due List.
- 9. Click Next.
- 10. Fill in the appropriate information on the Maintenance Due List Prompts page.
Electrical Bond classification. The electrical bonding methods specified herein are classified as follows:
Class A - Metallic surfaces bonded by welding or brazing.
Class B - Metallic surfaces (bright metal) bonded by bolting or clamping.
Class C - Metallic surfaces (bright metal) bonded by bridging them with a metallic (conductive) bond strap.
Bond strap. A device used to establish a Class C bond. Standard bond straps are constructed in accordance with MIL-DTL-24749 and classified, according to construction, into four types:
Type I - CRES 316 ¼-inch wire rope with lugs of CRES 316L SCHED 80S pipe. (Note: Separately acquired mounting bosses are required to install Type I bond straps.)
Type II - Flat CRES 316 (1x5 width to length ratio) with mounting holes in each end.
Type III - Flat copper (1x5 width to length ratio) with mounting holes in each end.
Type IV - Flat copper braid (minimum 1" width) with end terminals and mounting holes in each end
Type V bond strap.
A modified MIL-DTL-24749 Type or uniquely constructed bond strap for unique and specific application (i.e., grounding of wire rope rigging).
Navy Type Navy Owned uses what type of funds for Test Equipment?
Test Equipment Calibration is funded by?
Shipping for test equipment for units that participate in the CGETEP is covered by?
Shipping to the TE is covered by the unit and sending back to the unit is covered by the CGETEP
SPETERL is ?
SPETERL is the established allowance for TMDE for the respective unit.
What Scat CODES priority indicates age of equipment is becoming unsupportable and ultimately will be obsolete?
A PRI code of 38 or higher.
006-021 PRI codes mean what?
(STANDARD) – Denotes the most advance and satisfactory equipment models approved for service use. (NOTE: A priority of 013 or 014 indicates that the applicable model is a STANDARD item.)
022-037 PRI codes mean what?
(SUBSTITUTE STANDARD) – Denotes those equipment models approved for service use that do not have as satisfactory military characteristics as “STANDARD” models. (NOTE: Supply regulations do not allow repair of items with priority greater than 038.)
038-071 PRI codes mean what?
(LIMITED STANDARD) – Denotes those equipment models approved for service use that do not have as satisfactory military characteristics as “STANDARD” or “SUBSTITUTE STANDARD” equipment but are useable substitutes.
072-094 PRI codes mean what?
(OBSOLESCENT) – Denotes those equipment models that no longer have satisfactory military characteristics, but which must be continued in service pending availability of improved replacements.
095-099 PRI codes mean what?
(OBSOLETE) – Denotes those equipment models that have been declared unsuitable for their original military purpose. Disposal of obsolete equipment shall be expedited.
ESDs have funds for calibration provided by?
Out of Calibration test equipment waiver?
Small Boat Product line the base C4IT Department Manager or ESD Supervisor
All other units with go through the product line.
Electronics test equipment is not tracked as part of each unit’s General Purpose Property. It is tracked within?