Fantail asks, Bridge, fantail; request permission to
Bridge says, Request permission to secure; bridge,
The bridge talker gets permission from the OOD for
the person on the fantail to secure, then says,
Fantail, bridge; secure.
Fantail replies, Fantail, aye; going off the line.
REVIEW 3 QUESTIONS
Q1. List the three categories of sound-powered
Q2. An XJZ circuit is what type of circuit?
Q3. List four tips that you should use to be a good
Q4. Sound-powered phone circuits are like a party
line; therefore, some phone talker disciplines
must be followed. List four types of good
Q5. A sound-powered-phone circuit has to be cleared
to transmit an important message. What should
the sender say over the circuit?
Q6. When you receive a message, what is the proper
Learning Objectives: When you finish this chapter,
you will be able to
Recognize the purpose of dial telephones.
Identify the procedures to follow when using dial
At home, ashore, and at sea, the telephone is a part
of everyones life. It is an important and essential
instrument in every Navy office, and you must know
how to use it properly. By observing proper techniques,
you will give and receive information correctly and
quickly. Remember, the success of a telephone
conversation depends almost entirely upon your ability
to express yourself in words; whereas, when speaking to
a person directly, your facial expressions, gestures, and
the like, help get your point across.
TYPES OF DIAL TELEPHONES
Different types of dial telephones currently in use
are shown in figure 4-7. The desk set is used in
staterooms, cabins, offices, and similar areas. A
bulkhead-mounted telephone can be used in any station
except those on weather decks. It is a nonwatertight unit
that should not be exposed to the weather. A
bulkhead-mounted telephone, is a splashproof unit that
may be installed on weather decks and other areas