Group of this manual.
not authorized below depot level.
b. The following publications pertain to the
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
AN/PRC-68 and its components:
stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
TM 11-5820-882-10, Radio Set AN/PRC-68.
TM 11-5820-882-23, Radio Set AN/PRC-68.
d. Federal Supply code for Manufacturer
c. National stock numbers (NSN'S) that are missing
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in
from P source coded items have been applied for and
SB 708-41/42 which is used to identify the manufac-
will be added to this TM by future change/revision
turer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.
when they are entered in the Army Master Data File
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used
(AMDF). Until the NSN'S are established and published,
by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, cor-
submit exception requisitions to: Commander, US Army
poration, or Government activity), which controls the
Communications-Electronics Command, ATTN:
design and characteristics of the item by means of its
DRSEL-MM, Fort Monmouth, N J 07703 for the part re-
engineering drawings, specifications, standards, and in-
quired to support your equipment.
spection requirements to identify an item or range of
5. How to locate Repair Parts
a. When National stock number or part number is
When a stock numbered item is requisitioned,
the repair part received may have a different
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine the
part number than the part being replaced.
functional group within which the item belongs. This is
necessary since illustrations are prepared for functional
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name and,
groups and listings are divided into the same groups.
if required, a minimum description to identify the item.
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the func-
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of
tional group to which the item belongs.
the basic quantity of the listed item as used in perform-
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration and
ing the actual maintenance function. This measure is ex-
note the illustration figure and item number of the item.
pressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find the
(e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of measure differs
figure and item number noted on the illustration.
from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will
b. When National stock number or part number is
satisfy the required units of measure will be requisitioned.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
illustration figure, which is prepared for a functional
stock number or part number. This index is in NIIN se-
group, subfunctional group, or an assembly. A "V" ap-
quence followed by a list of part numbers in alphameric se-
pearing in this column in lieu of a quantity indicates that
quence, cross-referenced to the illustration figure number
no specific quantity is applicable, (e.g., shims, spacers,
and item number.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
4. Special Information
number, locate the figure and item number in the repair
a. Detailed manufacturing instructions for items.
source coded to be manufactured or fabricated are
found in TM 11-5825-882-23. Bulk materials required
to manufacture items are listed in the Bulk Material
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