Section I. CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
3-1. Damage from Improper Control Settings
exceed the assigned output level.
A very real possibility of degraded performance of the
3-2. Operator Controls and Indicators
satellite transponder could occur if the terminal
transmitter power output was inadvertently set too high.
A wrong setting on the power amplifier monitor scale
switch could set the power output to 10 times or even
which show all operating controls and indicators for
100 times the desired output level. An excessively
major units of the terminal. The function of each control
strong transmit signal may overload or capture the
transponder thereby causing other terminal downlink
the associated major unit. Each table also contains a
signals to operate at a reduced power level. Therefore,
reference to an applicable figure and an index number
for the item in that figure.