6. Description of Operations Central
The components of Operations Central AN/
MSC-32 (para 5) are housed in Shelter, Elec-
trical Equipment S-184/MSC-32 (fig. 5). Ex-
ternal connections (cable and field wire) are
made either at the binding post signal en-
trance box or at the power and signal en-
trance box. Alternating-current (ac) power
for the shelter must be obtained from a nearby
7 are interior views of the AN/MSC-32; the
location of interior components are shown in
figures 11 through 16. The major components
of the AN/MSC-32 are described in para-
of Major Components
a. Shelter, Electrical Equipment S-184/
5 and 23). The shelter
is a com-
ponent of the AN/MSC-32 in which all other
components (para 5) are installed. All equip-
ment racks and mountings, ac power recep-
tacles, and signal wiring required for mount-
ing and operating the AN/MSC-32 compo-
nents are installed in the shelter. Storage
areas and installed mounting fixtures are pro-
vided for running spares and accessory items.
The shelter can be transported by helicopter
or truck and is fully insulated, watertight, and
airtight. Two lightweight exhaust blower
vents, equipped with hinged covers and rain
shields (not shown), are on the outside f ront
wall. A two-section door at the rear permits
entrance to the shelter. The upper section of
the door is used when the AN/MSC-32 is
truck-mounted and the tailgate is up.
(1) Lighting. Eight flourescent light fix-
tures, installed in the ceiling (fig.
16), provide lighting for the shelter.
A nightlight is mounted near the
teletypewriter patch panel (fig. 13).
(2) Entrance boxes. The power and sig-
binding post signal entrance box (fig.
9) are mounted
in the exterior
of the shelter (fig. 5). Each en-
trance box cover is equipped with