4. Special Information
ity code is entered in the fifth position of the Uniform
SMR Code format as follows:
a The following publications pertain to the AN/
TNH-23A and its components:
TM 11-5835-251-14, Recorder-Reproducer Set,
Z Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, con-
demn and dispose at the level indicated in posi-
b. National stock numbers (NSN`s) that are miss-
ing from P source coded items have been applied for
O Reparable item. When uneconomically repara-
and will be added to this TM by future change/
ble, condemn and dispose at organizational
revision when they are entered in the Army Master
Data File (AMDF). Until the NSN's are established
D Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair
and published, submit exception requisitions to
capability, return to depot, Condemnation and
disposal not authorized below depot level.
tronics Command and Fort Monmouth, ATTN: DR-
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National
SEL-MM, Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703 for the part
stock number assigned to the item and will be used
required to support your equipment.
for requisitioning purposes.
5. How to Locate Repair Parts
d. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM).
The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB
a. When National stock number or part number is
708-41/42 which is used to identify the manufac-
turer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.
(1) First. Using the table of contents, determine
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
the functional group within which the item belongs.
used by the manufacturer (individual, company,
This is necessary since illustrations are prepared for
firm, corporation, or Government activity), which
functional groups and listings are divided into the
controls the design and characteristics of the item by
means of its engineering drawings, specifications,
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering the
standards, and inspection requirements to identify
functional group to which the item belongs.
an item or range of items.
(3) Third. Identify the item on the illustration
and note the illustration figure and item number of
When a stock numbered item is requisi-
(4) Fourth. Using the Repair Parts Listing, find
tioned, the repair part received may have a
the figure and item number noted on the illustration.
different part number than the part being
b. When National stock number or part number is
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item name
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
and, if required, a minimum description to identify
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent
National stock number or part number. This index is
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard
in N I IN sequence followed by a list of part numbers
of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in
in alphameric sequence, cross-referenced to the illus-
performing the actual maintenance function. This
tration figure number and item number.
measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
abbreviation (e.g., ea. in, pr, etc). When the unit of
number, locate the figure and item number in the
measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit
repair parts list.
of issue that will satisfy the required units of mea-
sure will be requisitioned.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the
quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on
the illustration figure, which is prepared for a func-
tional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
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