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- 1) Inspects, tests, adjusts, and repairs avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, pulse, navigation, auto pilot, and compass systems, installed in aircraft and space vehicles, using handtools and test equipment: Inspects components of avionics equipment for defects, such as loose connections and frayed wire, and for accuracy of assembly and installation.
- 2) Tests avionics equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness, using test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, digital meters and counters, and circuit analyzers.
- 3) Adjusts, repairs, or replaces defective components based on analysis of test results, following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents, using handtools.
- 4) Calibrates installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.
- 5) Adjusts frequencies of radio sets by signaling ground station and turning setscrews.
- 6) Must possess Radiotelephone License issued by Federal Communications Commission.
- 7) May accompany flight crew to perform in-flight adjustments and to determine and record required post-flight repair work.
- 8) May sign overhaul documents for equipment replaced or repaired.
- 9) May operate ground station for air-to-station check of radar or other equipment.
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