d. The following publications pertain to the AN/
d. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
ARC-164(V)12 and AN/ARC- 164(V)16 and its com-
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
708-41/42 which is used to identify the manufac-
TM 11-5841-286-13, Radio Set AN/ARC-164(V)12
turer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.
and AN/ARC- 164(V)16
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
164(V)12 and AN/ARC- 164(V)16
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
TM 11-5841-286-30, Radio Set AN/ARC-164(V)12
controls the design and characteristics of the item by
and AN/ARC- 164(V)16
means of its engineering drawings, specifications,
e. National stock numbers (NSN'S) that are miss-
standards, and inspection requirements to identify
ing from P source coded items have been applied for
an item or range of items.
and will be added to this TM by future change/
revised when they are entered in the Army Master
When a stock numbered item is requisi-
Data File (AMDF). Until the NSN'S are established
tioned, the repair parts received may have a
and published, submit exception requisitions to:
different part number than the part being
Commander, U S Army Communications--
Electronics Command and Fort Monmouth, ATTN:
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
DRSEL-MM, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey 07703
and, if required, a minimum description to identify
for the part required to support your equipment.
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
a. When National stock number or part number is
performing the actual maintenance function. This
measure is expressed by a two character alphabetical
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc). When the unit of
the functional group within which the item belongs.
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
of issue that will satisfy the required units of mea-
functional groups and listings are divided into the
sure will be requisitioned.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit Indicates the
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
functional group to which the item belongs.
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a func-
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
tional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
and note the illustration figure and item number of
4. Special Information
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
a. Usable on codes are shown in the description
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
column. Uncoded items are applicable to all models.
b. When National stock number or part number is
Identification of the usuable on codes used in this
(1) First. Using the index of National Stock
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent Na-
tional stock number or part number. This index is in
NIIN sequence followed by a list of part numbers in
alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to the illustra-
b. Detailed manufacturing instructions for items
tion figure number and item number.
source coded to be manufactured or fabricated are
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
found in TM 11-5841-286-13.
number, locate the figure and item number in the
c. Detailed assembly instructions for items source
repair parts list.
c o d e d to be assembled are found in TM
11-5841-286-13. Assembly components are listed
immediately following the item to be assembled.
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