Upon completing this chapter, you should be able to do the
Apply the basic sound-powered telephone talker circuit
The following exercises provide some practical training that
will improve phone talker skills. These exercises maybe used as
part of a phone-talker training program or as practice sessions by
individual groups of phone talkers. Each exercise consists of a
scenario involving four phone talkers.
Before starting the practice session, run through each scenario
After each practice session, evaluate the drill,
individually or as a group, so that you can correct any problems.
You will be surprised by how much each practice session
improves the skills of each phone talker.
To add variety and expand the quality of this training, you
can enlarge the scenarios in this manual or develop entirely new
ones. You can also record practice sessions and then allow the
group to listen to the recording to identify and correct problems.
Each of the following exercises consists of three parts: (1)
a fictitious scenario, (2) a list of the phone talker stations
involved in the scenario, and (3) the transmission each phone
talker should make. First read the scenario aloud and make sure
all phone talkers understand the situation.
Then assign each
phone talker a role and begin the practice session.