Also called: Broadcast Engineer, Broadcast Technician, Engineer, Master Control Operator (MCO)
In the Air Force: Broadcast Journalist; Broadcast Journalist Craftsman; Broadcast Journalist Journeyman; Photojournalist Craftsman; Photojournalist Journeyman; RF Transmission Systems Apprentice; RF Transmission Systems Journeyman; Signals Intelligence Analyst Apprentice, Communications; Signals Intelligence Analyst Craftsman, Electronic; Signals Intelligence Analyst Helper, Electronic; Signals Intelligence Analyst Journeyman, Electronic
In the Army: Combat Documentation/Production Specialist; Visual Information Equipment Operator-Maintainer
In the Coast Guard: Broadcast Journalist; CWO - Information Systems Technician; LDO - Communications, Submarine; LDO - Information Systems; Photojournalist; RF Transmission Systems; RL - Special Duty Officer Billet - Information Professional Officer; Signals Intelligence Analyst
In the Marine Corps: Broadcast Journalist Apprentice; Broadcast Journalist Journeyman; Combat Videographer; Information Systems Technician Submarines; Photojournalist Apprentice; Photojournalist Journeyman; RF Transmission Systems Helper; Signals Intelligence Analyst Apprentice, Communications; Signals Intelligence Analyst Craftsman, Electronic; Signals Intelligence Analyst Journeyman, Communications
In the Navy: Broadcaster; CWO - Information Systems Technician; Cryptologic Technician Maintenance; Information Systems Technician; Information Systems Technician Submarines; LDO - Communications, Submarine; LDO - Information Systems; Mass Communications Specialist; RL - Special Duty Officer Billet - Information Professional Officer
- Monitor strength, clarity, and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjust equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.
- Observe monitors and converse with station personnel to determine audio and video levels and to ascertain that programs are airing.
- Monitor and log transmitter readings.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Ideas and Logic
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