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Directorate of Telecommunications
MISCELLANEOUS; GLOSSARY



Introduction
This section contains a glossary of terms that are either used within this web site, or were used within and external to the Directorate.

page updated: 09/05/17

Acronym

 Description

CA

Clerical Assistant

CO

Clerical Officer

CWE

Chief Wireless Engineer

CWT

Chief Wireless Technician

EO

Excecutive Officer

MAIN/
STANDBY

Where duplicated equipment is installed, is used to differentiate the Primary and Secondary equipment

PM

Preventive Maintenance

RWE

Regional Wireless Engineer

SWE

Senior Wireless Engineer

SWT

Senior Wireless Technician

S&T

Supply and Transport

VIDG

Vehicle Installation Design Group

WARC

World Administrative Radio Conference. In the context of references made in this web site, it is likely that it refers to the conference held in 1979 which had a major impact on radio spectrum assigned to police and fire services and the subsequent move out of the 100 MHz band.

WM

Wireless Mechanic. This grade was apparently introduced around 1963 to undertake vehicle installation work, thus freeing up the WT to concentrate on duties relating to Directorate equipment.

WT

Wireless Technician

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