Ref: Auxiliary Radio Facility Inspection Report (CGAUX-2736A)
Auxiliary Operations Policy Manual (M16798.3 Series) (ANSC
Auxiliary Web Site (http://www.cgaux.org).
a. Exercise staff responsibility and supervision over all
matters pertaining to flotilla communications, and keep flotilla
members informed of all developments in this area.
b. Unless otherwise directed, you are to schedule qualified
Auxiliarists to perform specific activities within your area
of responsibility. The schedule must include a specific time
and place for the activity.
c. Maintain close liaison with the Division Communications
Staff Officer (SO-CM) in planning, organizing and implementing
the flotilla's communication activities.
d. Ensure that every activation of an Auxiliary Radio Facility
is under Coast Guard orders.
e. Inspect fixed land and land mobile radio facilities if
qualified as a Communications Specialist.
f. Encourage the obtaining of additional radio facilities.
g. In cooperation with the Flotilla Member Training Staff
Officer (FSO-MT), encourage increased member participation
in communications training and qualification as Communications
SUGGESTED ADDITIONAL COMMUNICATIONS STAFF OFFICER DUTIES
h. Submit articles to the flotilla and division publications
when deemed necessary or when requested in order to keep the
i. Encourage the use of radio facilities and promote participation
in communication drills.
j. Work with the Division Staff Officer for Communications
(SO-CM) in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling
Auxiliary communications activities.
k. In coordination with the Member Training Staff Officer
(FSO-MT) and the Operations Staff Officer, participate in
any required operations seminar. Also, develop and supervise
flotilla training exercises in search and rescue communications
for vessels and aircraft.
l. Maintain an up-to-date list of communications specialists.
m. Work with the Operation Staff Officer and local Coast
Guard radio stations toward the provision of qualified Auxiliarists
for the standing of communications watches, telephone watches,
a. Maintain and publish an up-to-date emergency telephone
"calling tree" for member alerting.