Whether in combat or during times of peace, there is nothing more important to the United States Army than the ability to stay in contact with the rest of the fighting force. It is important to be able to send and receive messages through a variety of different secure means so that all information is kept confidential and there is nothing to worry about with any interception from foreign governments.
What You Will Do
When you work as a multichannel transmission system operator, you will be in charge of setting up, maintaining and repairing issues to the communications for your unit or for the base. You will also be in charge of making sure that the communications equipment is being used properly. You will help to make sure that if any upgrades need to be made that you complete them as well as troubleshooting any problems which might arise in spite of maintenance.
Get the Training
You will go through not only basic training with the rest of the personnel. You will also go through extensive specialty training so that you will know what it is that you are doing at any given time. You will learn through a mix of classroom as well as hands-on exercises. You will also go through on-going training while you are working in your station so that you stay up to date on the latest advances in your field.