The extension node
Bydgoszcz South, consisting of adapting solutions to the node to the cross section 2x2 the national road No.
Ancillary and support equipment include the AN/TSQ-154 management facility, housed in a S-250 shelter aboard a HMMWV; another HMMWV that acts as an node center switch support truck, carrying antennas, masts and cables; a 30-m AB-1340/G mast for each node center; an AN/TSM-183 support facility, also hauled by a HMMWV; an AN/TSM-182 maintenance facility; and a truck to carry junction boxes, remote multiplexer combiners and cables for the large extension node
The 32nd Signal Battalion also completed the QMUX upgrade for four of six node center switches, one large extension node
and all 26 small extension nodes
One of those shelters used is a Small Extension Node
, or SEN, that basically works as a small switchboard for a unit.
A division has had organic maneuver brigades with support organizations that typically "chop" to the brigade, such as the Small Extension Node
team from the Signal Battalion.
single shelter switches, EAC small extension nodes
, a large extension node
and commercial off-the-shelf data packages.
Soldiers from one small extension node
found themselves trying to pound a ground rod into a blacktop, which had been concealed by more than two feet of snow.
Duty assignments include: the small extension node
platoon leader, D Company, 57th Signal Battalion and assistant S3 for the 57th Signal Battalion.
MSE provided a BCT headquarters with two small extension nodes
and the area mobile coverage of a radio access unit.
They teamed with the battalion network technician and upgraded key small extension nodes
supporting the end-user and Node Center routers.
Using 12 big switches, 48 small extension nodes
, 19 remote access units, four Super RAUs, 14 secure mobile anti-jam reliable tactical terminals, and three ground mobile force terminals, run by 1,027 Soldiers, Danger's Voice provided voice and data communications support to units across an area the size of West Virginia, making this one of the largest division level mobile subscriber equipment networks in the history of the Army.