tional authorized items appear in this manual.
d. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
c. The following publication pertains to the AN/
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
ARC-164(V)12 and AN/ARC-164(V)16 and their
708-41/42 which is used to identify the manufac-
turer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.
TM 11-5841-286-13, Radio Set AN/ARC-164(V)12.
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
d. National stock numbers (NSN's) that are miss-
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
ing from P source coded items have been applied for
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
and will be added to this TM by future change/
controls the design and characteristics of the item by
revision when they are entered in the Army Master
means of its engineering drawings, specifications,
Data File (AMDF). Until the NSN's are established
standards, and inspection requirements to identify
and published, submit exception requisitions to:
an item or range of items.
Commander, U S A r m y C o m m u n i c a t i o n s
Electronics Command and Fort Monmouth, ATTN:
When a stock numbered item is requisi-
DRSEL-MM, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey 07703
tioned, the repair part received may have a
for the part required to support your equipment.
different part number than the part being
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
a. When National stock number or part number is
and, if required, a minimum description to identify
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
the functional group within which the item belongs.
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
performing the actual maintenance function. This
functional groups and listings are divided into the
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit
functional group to which the item belongs.
of issue that will satisfy the required units of mea-
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
sure will be requisitioned.
and note the illustration figure and item number of
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a func-
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
tional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
b. When National stock number or part number is
4. Special Information
(1) First. Using the index of National Stock
a. Usable on codes are shown in the description
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent Na-
column. Uncoded items are applicable to all models.
tional stock number or part number. This index is in
Identification of the usable on codes used in this
NIIN sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
alphanumeric sequence, cross-referenced to the illustra-
tion figure number and item number.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
number, locate the figure and item number in the
b. The illustrations in this manual are identical to
repair parts list.
those published in TM 11-5841-286-30P. Only those
parts assigned the third position SMR maintenance
code "C" or "O" are listed in the tabular listing,
therefore, there may be a break in the item number
sequence. Only illustrations containing organiza-
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