Figure 2-18. Track Patch Panel, Patch Connector Locations.
Figure 2-19. Data Patch Panel, Patch Connector Locations.
user through any available signal processing thread and
Shelter Interior Patch Panel Connections
multiplexer channel port.
These routing considerations will be covered for each
a. Signal flow routing varies with mission
signal traffic mode.
requirements and must be coordinated with all other
c. Patch panel connections for the various signal
terminals in that node. The following paragraphs will
modes and traffic types are covered as follows:
cover patch panel connections to meet these mission
b. To reduce the use of patch cables to the
(3) Central distribution frame (CDF, Matrix
maximum extent possible, the AN/TSC-86 uses normal-
through jack field wiring in the VF, TTY/Low Level, and
the TTY/FSK patch panels. Signals from the user VF
(5) VF patch panel.
and TTY lines are routed through the CDF matrix patch
board which allows flexibility in signal routing of each