Facsimile allows electronic transmission of text and graphic
information between remote and centralized military communications
The graphic material consists of maps, photographs, line
drawings, printed or typed materials, or handwritten messages.
items are sent in whole or in part.
Before facsimile, messages went
through many hands from the writer to the reader. The more hands the
longer the delays before the information in the message could be used.
Graphic type materials had to be sent by courier, taking more time.
Facsimile operates in a military environment, using the wide range of
communications links available to the various levels of command. User-
owned and -operated facsimile reduces the time required to provide the
user with information that is vital to the mission.
pictorial copy, record copy of the original message is copied for the
user. The delivered of a permanent copy is a distinguishing feature of
facsimile, which differs from television and is viewed at the instant of
reception or not at all. Facsimile equipment is assigned to using units
as shown below:
passing of graphics traffic and the conversion between two record traffic
b. Facsimile equipment is used by all headquarters elements,
battalions through corps, and selected units with a record/graphics
After you have completed this subcourse, you will be able to
properly perform unit level maintenance of the AN/UXC-7. This subcourse
consists of two lessons and an examination.