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Multichannel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer - 25Q

  • Active/Reserve:Both
  • Officer/Enlisted:Enlisted
  • Restrictions:None


A multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer works directly on equipment that communicates through more than one channel. They are responsible for the maintenance check of these devices, antennas and associated equipment.

Job Duties

  • Maintenance on assigned equipment, vehicles, security devices and power generators
  • Analyze BIT/BITE diagnostics to isolate faults in the Line Replaceable Units
  • Requirements

  • Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
  • Training

    Job training for a multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 15 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.Some of the skills you'll learn are:

  • Operating multichannel transmission equipment and diagnostic equipment
  • Performing maintenance on associated transmission vehicles
  • As your career continues, you will take more classes and training
  • Helpful Skills

  • Interest in working with radios and transmissions
  • Ability to apply electronic principles and concepts
  • Enjoys working on electronics and fiber optics
  • Good at solving problems

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is an examination that is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. It is used to determine qualification and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.

  • Electronics (EL): 98, Surveillance & Communications (SC): 98
  • Compensation

  • Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.

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