Figure 5-3. Terminals in a mesh or hybrid configuration.
7. A modified S-250 shelter houses the AN/TSC-93B TACSAT terminal. It operates with the AS-3036/TSC
a. The shelter is normally transported on the bed of a 2 1/2-ton truck with the disassembled 8-foot antenna
on an M1028 commercial utility cargo vehicle (CUCV). Each truck tows a trailer-mounted diesel generator or
b. Three curbside racks inside the shelter contain the baseband (multiplexing or demultiplexing)
equipment. Three racks on the roadside of the shelter contain the modem and IF or RF assemblies.
c. Each part of the satellite terminal equipment is transportable by road, air (C-130, C-141, C-5A, or
helicopter), rail (flatbed), and sea (ship).
8. The AN/TSC-93B TACSAT terminal (non-nodal terminal) provides the following:
a. Transmission of an SHF uplink carrier with up to 24 channels of voice and/or data (internally
multiplexed). If only 12 channels are to be transmitted, one additional digital transmission group (DTG) of
voice and/or data (externally) multiplexed source may