EXPENDABLE SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS LIST
Section I INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists expendable supplies and materials you will need to operate and maintain the radio
set. These items are authorized to you by CTA 50-970, Expendable items (except medical, class V,
repair parts, and heraldic items).
E-2. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS.
a. Column 1, Item Number. This number is assigned to the entry in the listing and is referenced in
the narrative instructions to identify the material (eg, use cleaning compound, item 1, appendix E).
b. Column 2, Level. This column identifies the lowest level of maintenance that requires the listed
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c. Column 3, National Stock Number. This is the national stock number assigned to the item; use
it to request or requisition the item.
d. Column 4, Description. Indicates the federal item name and, if required, a description to
identify the item. The last line for each item indicates the Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
(FSCM) in parentheses, if applicable.
e. Column 5, Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the measure used in performing the actual
maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character abbreviation (eg, ea, in., pr).
If the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, requisition the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy