STANDARDS AND CURRICULUM DIVISION
BUREAU OF NAVAL PERSONNEL
NAVY TRAINING COURSES
EDITION OF 1946
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
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This is one of a series of Training Manuals written
to aid the RADIOMAN in performing his duties. The first
20 chapters contain a brief discussion of basic electricity,
the principles of vacuum tubes, receivers and transmitters. Chapter 21 will be of special interest to all
personnel of the radio communication rates, since it contains the latest information on radio wave propagation.
It will prove particularly valuable in selecting the correct
frequency for a transmission. The last two chapters
contain brief descriptions and directions for operation of
Navy transmitters and receivers most frequently used.
This manual should be issued to the radioman striker
and be used by all rates until its usefulness has been
exhausted. It must be understood that successful completion of this text is not a requirement for any rate.
The specific sections that may be required for advancement must be in accordance with Part D of the Bureau of
No attempt has been made to include the large volume
of subject matter necessary for servicing and repair of
radio equipment. Where maintenance duties are required of a RADIOMAN, the Training Courses written for
the Electronics Technician's Mates should be issued.
As one of the NAVY TRAINING COURSES, this book represents the joint endeavor of the Training Courses Section
of the Bureau of Naval Personnel and those sections of
Chief of Naval Operations especially cognizant of Naval