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Testing and Regulating Technician

Test and adjust telegraph repeaters and terminal apparatus.

What does a Testing and Regulating Technician do?

Tests and adjusts telegraph repeaters and terminal apparatus to maintain continuity of service: Operates test board and other testing devices to trace and diagnose wiring and circuit deficiencies between stations [TROUBLE LOCATOR, TEST DESK]. Replaces or regulates repeaters, relays, switches, and other equipment, using handtools. Communicates with other telegraph offices by teletypewriter equipment concerning operational problems. May be designated according to equipment tested and adjusted as Telegraph-Repeater Technician.