Locate electromagnetic emissions
Issue Date: September 2018
This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to establish the direction from which a received emission was transmitted (â€˜direction findingâ€™) from the clandestine or overt interception of a transmitted electromagnetic emission (â€˜interceptâ€™). This unit also covers the production and reporting of a triangulated emission point-of-origin assessment.
It includes preparing for direction finding activities, and intercepting and locating an electromagnetic emission. It also includes reporting a triangulated emission point-of-origin assessment.
This unit applies to Defence personnel working in electronic warfare and signals intelligence fields but may be applicable to any persons working in a similar role.
The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.
Typically, persons undertaking this unit work independently with indirect supervision, and undertake complex tasks within familiar and unfamiliar contexts.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
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