The operator will perform organizational maintenance. All test set repairs will be
referred to general support category.
Section I. GENERAL
of Organizational Maintenance
This chapter provides instructions for
organizational maintenance of the AN/GSM-
Materials and Test Equipment
65A. The following instructions list the actions to
Required for Organizational Maintenance
be taken at the organizational maintenance
a. Tools. All tools required are contained in
category and the tools, materials, and test
Tool Kit, Electronic Equipment TK-101/G.
(1) Trichloroethane (cleaning compound)
a. Daily preventive maintenance checks and
(2) Lint free cloth (NSN 8305-00-170-5062).
b. Weekly preventive maintenance checks and
(3) Sandpaper, fine (NSN 5350-00-264-
c. Monthly preventive maintenance checks and
(4) Camel's-hair brush (NSN 8020-00-242-
d. Quarterly preventive maintenance checks
c. Test Equipment. The only test equipment
f. Touchup painting (para 3-9).
Section II. ORGANIZATIONAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
3-3. Preventive Maintenance
how to check, the normal conditions, and the
Preventive maintenance is the systematic care,
minimum time required for inspection. If a defect
servicing, and inspection of equipment to prevent
cannot be remedied by the corrective actions
the occurrence of trouble, to reduce downtime,
listed, higher category of maintenance or repair is
and to assure that the equipment is serviceable.
required. Records and reports of these checks and
a. Systematic Care. The procedures given in
services must be made in accordance with the
requirements set forth in TM 38-750.
systematic care and cleaning essential to proper
c. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Ser-
upkeep and operation of the equipment.
vices Periods. Preventive maintenance checks
b. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Ser-
and services of the equipment are required daily,
vices. The preventive maintenance checks and
weekly, monthly, and quarterly.
services charts (para 3-4 through 3-7) outline
functions to be performed at specific intervals.
services that must be accomplished daily (or at
These checks and services are to maintain Army
least once each week if the equipment is main-
electronics equipment in a combat-serviceable
tained in standby condition).
condition; that is, in good general (physical)
condition and in good operating condition. To
additional checks and services that must be
assist operators in maintaining combat ser-
performed on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly
viceability, the chart indicates what to check,