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July 19, 2013

CS Airmen maintain airfield systems

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Airman 1st Class Bruce Jackson, 99th Communications Squadron airfield systems technician, checks a communication radio for any problems July 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Jackson performs maintenance on the radio to enable reliable communication between pilots and the air traffic control tower.
 
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Staff Sgt. Corie Brassfield, 99th Communications Squadron airfield systems technician, inspects a relative humidity sensor July 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A humidity sensor takes in air and moisture to tell 57th Operations Support Squadron Weather Flight Airmen what the temperature feels like outside.

 
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Staff Sgt. Benjamin Estes, 99th Communications Squadron airfield systems technician, checks the transmit receive relay for any frequencies July 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The relay enables frequencies to receive and leave the radio to enable clear communication between pilots and air traffic controllers.

 
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Airman 1st Class Bruce Jackson, 99th Communications Squadron airfield systems technician, inspects a communication radio July 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Radio communication between pilots and the control tower are very important and the airfield systems Airmen ensure that the communications are reliable.

 
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Staff Sgt. Corie Brassfield, 99th Communications Squadron airfield systems technician, replaces a light on the top of a signal tower July 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Airfield systems Airmen install, remove, relocate, modify, deploy and maintain fixed and mobile meteorological, navigation and air traffic control ground-to-air radio systems.

 
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Staff Sgt. Corie Brassfield, 99th Communications Squadron airfield systems technician, climbs a signal tower on the flightline to change a light July 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The light on the tower gives pilots a reference to where the air traffic control tower is.

 




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