JETDS system equipment abbreviation

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some of these were brought forward from the SCR system, some were changed, causing confusion.

  • AB - Support for Antenna ("antenna base")
  • AM - Amplifier
  • AS - Antenna, Simple and Complex
  • (AT - Antenna, Simple; this unit designator has been removed from the system; now covered by AS)
  • BA - Battery, Primary Type (non-rechargeable)
  • BB - Battery, Secondary Type (rechargeable)
  • BZ - Alarm Unit ("buzzer")
  • C - Control
  • CA - Computer Auxiliary Unit (like peripheral devices, etc.)
  • (CA - Commutator Assembly; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (CB - Capacitor Bank; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • CC - Cable Assembly, RF
  • CD - Controlling Device
  • (CG - RF Cable & Transmission Line; this unit designator has been removed from the system; now covered by CC)
  • (CK - Crystal Kit; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • CM - Comparator
  • CN - Compensator
  • CP - Computer
  • (CR - Crystal; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • CU - Coupler
  • CV - Converter (Electronic)
  • CW - Radome
  • CX - Cable Assembly, non-RF
  • CY - Case or Cabinet
  • D - Dispenser
  • DA - Dummy Load (electrical test loads)
  • DI - Data Transmission Device
  • DT - Detecting Head
  • DU - Display Unit/Monitor (peripheral device for computers etc.) (see note 2)
  • (DY - Dynamotor; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (E - Hoist; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • F - Filter Unit
  • (FN - Furniture; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • FO - Fiber Optics Device
  • FR - Frequency Measuring Device
  • G - Power Generator (see also PU)
  • GO - Goniometer
  • (GP - Ground Rod; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • H - Head, Hand or Chest Set
  • (HC - Crystal Holder; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • HD - Environmental Apparatus
  • ID - Indicator Unit (non-cathode ray tube)
  • (IL - Insulator; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • IM - Intensity Measuring Device
  • IP - Indicator Unit (cathode ray tube)
  • J - Interface Unit ("Junction")
  • KG - Key Generator
  • KY - Keying Device
  • LA - Laser
  • (LC - Line Construction Tool; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (LM - Lamp; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • LS - Loudspeaker
  • M - Microphone (Was Misc. under SCR system)
  • (MA - Magazine; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • MD - Modulator, Demodulator or Discriminator
  • ME - Meter, was maint. equip.
  • (MF - Magnetics or Magnetic Field Generators; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • MK - Miscellaneous Kit
  • ML - Meteorological Device
  • MO - Multipurpose Unit
  • MT - Mounting
  • MU - Memory Unit
  • MW - Microwave Device
  • MX - Miscellaneous
  • O - Oscillator
  • OC- Oceanographic Device
  • OS - Oscilloscope, Test (see note 1)
  • (PD - Prime Driver; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (PF - Pole Fitting; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (PG - Pigeon Article; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (PH - Photographic Article; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • PL - Plug-In Unit
  • PP - Power Supply (non-rotating types)
  • PT - Mapping or Plotting Unit
  • PU - Power Equipment (rotating)
  • R - Receiver
  • RB - Robotics
  • (RC - Reel; was radio components. this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • RD - Recorder/Reproducer
  • RE - Relay Assembly Unit
  • (RF - Radio Frequency Unit; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (RG - Bulk RF Cable; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • RL - Reeling Machine
  • RO - Recorder
  • RP - Reproducer, was rope
  • RR - Reflector
  • RT - Receiver/Transmitter
  • S - Shelter
  • SA - Switching Unit
  • SB - Switchboard
  • SG - Signal Generator
  • SM - Simulator
  • SN - Synchronizer
  • SS - Special Purpose Device
  • (ST - Strap; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • SU - Electro-Optical Unit
  • SY - Secure Speech Device
  • T - Transmitter
  • TA - Telephone Apparatus
  • TB - Towed Body
  • (TC - Towed Cable; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • TD - Timing Device
  • TF - Transformer
  • TG - Positioning Device, was telegraph
  • TH - Telegraph Apparatus
  • (TK - Tool Kit; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (TL - Tool; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • TN - Tuning Unit
  • TR - Transducer, was tower
  • TS - Test Set
  • TT - Teletypewriter or Facsimile Apparatus
  • TU - Television
  • (TV - Tube Tester; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • TW - Tape Unit
  • (U - Audio and Power Connector; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (UG - RF Connector; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • V - Vehicle, just to confuse things V is now "version"
  • (VS - Visual Signalling Equipment; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (WD - Cable, 2 Conductors; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (WF - Cable, 4 Conductors; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (WM - Cable, Multiple Conductors; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (WS - Cable, Single Conductor; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • (WT - Cable, 3 Conductors; this unit designator has been removed from the system)
  • ZM - Impedance Measuring Device