(2) Maintenance code. Maintenance codes are assigned to indicate the levels of maintenance authorized to USE and
REPAIR support items. The maintenance codes are entered in the third and fourth positions of the Uniform SMR Code
format as follows:
(a) The maintenance code entered in the third position will indicate the lowest maintenance level authorized to
remove, replace, and use the support item. The maintenance code entered in the third position will indicate
one of the following levels of maintenance:
O - Support item is removed, replaced, used at the organizational level.
H - Support item is removed, replaced, used at the general support level.
(b) The maintenance code entered in the fourth position indicates whether the item is to be repaired and identifies
the lowest maintenance level with the capability to perform complete repair (i.e., all authorized maintenance functions).
This position will contain one of the following maintenance codes:
H - The lowest maintenance level capable of complete repair of the support item is the general support level.
Z - Nonreparable. No repair is authorized.
(3) Recoverability code. Recoverability codes are assigned to support items to indicate the disposition action on
unserviceable items. The recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the Uniform SMR Code format as follows:
Z - Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and dispose at the level indicated in position 3.
H - Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose at the general support level.
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the National stock number assigned to the item and will be used for
d. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed in SB 708-41/42
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.
e. Part Number. Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, corporation, or
Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of the item by means of its engineering drawings,
specifications, standards, and inspection requirements to identify an item or range of items.
When a stock numbered item is requisitioned, the repair part received may have a different part number than the
part being replaced. f Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a minimum description to identify the
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the standard of the basic quantity of the listed item as used in performing the
actual maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea., in, pr,
etc.). When the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the required units of
measure will be requisitioned.
h. Quantity Incorporated in Unit. Indicates the quantity of the item used in the breakout shown on the illustration
figure, which is prepared for a functional group, subfunctional group, or an assembly.
4. Special Information
a. The following publications pertain to the TA- 1024/FSC and its components:
TM 11-5805-727-12, Telephone Conference Bridge
TA-1024/FSC (To be published).
TM 11-5805-727-34-7, Telephone Conference Bridge
TA-1024/FSC (To be published).