Telecommunications Operator Speciality References

Ref. (a) through (j).  NOTE: Although the TC PQS (Personal Qualifications Standards) may reference only a portion of some of these individual documents (i.e., a page or chapter, the URLs provided link to the entire document.

  1. Auxiliary Operations Policy Manual, COMDTINST M16798.3 (series)
  2. Boat Crew Seamanship Manual, COMDTINST M16114.5 (series); Chapter 11
  3. Auxiliary Aviation Training Manual, COMDTINST M16798.5 (series); Chapter 6
  4. Telecommunications Manual (TCM) COMDTINST M2000.3 (series)
    Link unavailable. This manual is not currently posted on the CG Directive system.  This manual may be obtained from local commands.
  5. Radiotelephone Handbook, CGTTP6.01.1 (series)
  6. U.S. Coast Guard Addendum to the United States National Search and Rescue Supplement, COMDTINST M16130.2 (series)
  7. Communications Watchstander Qualification Guide, COMDTINST M16120.7 (series)
  8. Appendices A-G to the Auxiliary Telecommunications PQS
  9. Chart No.1, NOAA Nautical Chart Symbols and Abbreviations

Ref (k) through (o) are specific to each local area, and must be obtained locally.

  1. NOAA or Corps of Engineers charts of the local area. 
  2. United States Coast Pilot, Vol. 1-9, as applicable to the local area
  3. Light List, Vol. 1-7, COMDTINST M16502 (series), as applicable to the local area 
  4. NOAA Tide Tables, as applicable to the local area
  5. Telephone Directory, as applicable to the local area