COMPONENTS OF END ITEM
BASIC ISSUE ITEMS
Section I - INTRODUCTION
ThIs appendix lists the components of the end item and the bask issue items for the Meteorological Measuring
Set AN/TMQ-38 to help you inventory items requIred for safe and effIcient operation.
The Components of End Item and Basic Issue Lists are divided into the following sections:
a. Section ll.Components of End Item. This listing is for Informal purposes only, and is not authority to
requisition replacements. These items are part of the end item, but are removed and separately packaged for
transportation or shipment. As part of the end item, these items must be with the end item whenever it is issued
or transfered between property accounts.
b. Sectionlll.Basic Issue Items (Bill). These are the minimum essential items required to place the AN/TMQ-38
in operation. to operate it, and to perform emergency repairs. Although shipped separately packaged, Bll must
be with the AN/TMQ-38 during operation and whenever it is transferred between property accounts. This manual
is your authority to request/requisition replacement Bll, based on TOE/MTOE authorization of the end item.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS.
The following provides an explanation of columns found In the tabular listings:
a. National Stock Number. This column indicates the national stock number assigned to the item to be used for
b. Description. This column indicates the federal item name and, if required, a minimum description to identify
and locate the item. The last line for each item indicates the CAGE (In parenthesis) followed by the part number.
c. Unit of Measure (U/M). This column Indicates the measure used In performing the actual
operational/maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g.
d. Quantity Required.
This column Indicates the quantity of the item authorized to be used with/on the