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10 February 2003
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C33.1 Data Element Explanation.
C33.1.1 Describes the geographical location (GEOLOC) of a communication terminal or facility in terms of the established name of the place as listed in DIA, NIMA, and U.S. Geographical Survey published Gazetteer or DOT Atlas for CONUS. Guidelines concerning assignment of GEOLOC are as follows:
C184.108.40.206 Only approved GEOLOC as contained in this chapter will be used. Specifically, DOD installations (i.e., camp, post, station, etc.) will be utilized as the GEOLOC.
C220.127.116.11 If the GIG facility is not at a DOD installation, then the city, town, etc. will be used.
C18.104.22.168 If a GEOLOC for a desired location is not contained in the tables T33.1A through T.33.1Z [all tables listed below], DISA (NS51), should be formally requested to assign a new GEOLOC for that particular location.
C22.214.171.124 In those instances where the name exceeds the allowable characters, the name must be contracted (see paragraph C33.4 for rules for contracting location names).
C33.1.2 Abbreviation. Location.
C33.1.3 Data Expression.
C126.96.36.199 Type of Data: Literal or contracted.
C188.8.131.52 Structure: Alphanumeric.
C184.108.40.206 Length: Eight characters.
C220.127.116.11 Limitations: Left-justified, spaces permitted after first character, word, or abbreviation.
C33.2 Selection. The Telecommunications Certification Office (TCO) and the DISA provisioning office selects end terminals and applies in the TSR. Headquarters, DISA, and area DISA provisioning centers select enroute locations and incorporate into the TSO.
C33.3 Code Control.
C33.3.1 Requests for additions, deletions, or changes of location names will be submitted to Headquarters, DISA (NS51).
C33.3.2 Requests for additions or changes to the list must contain the following information:
C18.104.22.168 Full spelling as shown on local charts and maps.
C22.214.171.124 State or country code or name.
C126.96.36.199 DISA area number.
C188.8.131.52 Type of location; i.e., city, naval base, or receiver or transmitter site.
C184.108.40.206 Mailing address of the unit responsible for O&M. (Required for GIG facilities; i.e., switch or link terminal only, for Facility/Link reporting purposes.)
C220.127.116.11 Geographic coordinates (latitude and longitude). If the location is classified when coordinates are included, the request from the submitting agency will be classified accordingly. For satellite latitudes, use 000000Q for equator.
C33.4 Rules for Contracting Location Names. The location names used in the DISA Circuit and Trunk files will be constructed in the manner prescribed by the following rules. The rules apply to all geographic location names regardless of length and are designed to create uniform eight-character contractions to identify all geographic locations.
C33.4.1 Rule 1. The rules will be followed in strict numerical order, as any deviation will result in an incorrect contraction.
C33.4.2 Rule 2. The anglicized version of place names is used when there is a common anglicized version. Examples are as follows:
WEIN use VIENNA
KOLN use COLOGNE
C33.4.3 Rule 3. Accent
marks, umlauts, and punctuation that is part of a name is not used.
Examples are as follows:
DUSSELDORF becomes DUSSELDORF
CROIX-CHAPEAU becomes CROIXCHAPEAU
C33.4.4 Rule 4. No spaces will be used in two or more word place names when the use of the space exceeds the eight-character limit, even when abbreviations are required in compliance with rule 5; however, in the event compliance with rule 5 results in a contraction of less than eight-characters in a two or more word place name, enter spaces starting from the left after first character, word, or abbreviation, as applicable. Examples are as follows:
LE CHENOY use LECHONEY
NORTH ISLE use NOREVERE
PRESQUE ISLE use PRESQUEI
"J" RANCH use J RANCH
TURNER LAKE use TURNER L
GRAND TURK use GR TURKI
NEW YORK use N YORK
SEA ISLE CITY use SEA I CY
C33.4.5 Rule 5. In place names of two or more words, the following standard abbreviations are to be used when the words are used as separate words, with another word, or in combination with each other. These abbreviations are always used regardless of the length of an abbreviated name. Use no other abbreviations. Numerals or letters required completing certain place names; i.e., NAVAL DISTRICT, will follow the abbreviation.
AIR BASE AB
AIR FORCE BASE AFB
AIR FORCE DEPOT AFD
AIR FORCE STATION AFS
AIR STATION AS
ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT AAP
ARMY AREA ARA
ARMY DEPOT AD
COAST GUARD CG
COAST GUARD DISTRICT CGD
DEFENSE DEPOT DD
DEFENSE DISTRIBUTION REGION WEST DDRW
FAR EAST FE
FEDERAL BUILDING FB
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IAP
ISLE(S), ILE, ISLAND I
MARINE CORP AIR STATION MCAS
MONT, MONTE, MOUNT(S) MT
NAVAL AIR STATION NAS
NAVAL AMPHIBIOUS BASE NAB
NAVAL COMMUNICATIONS STATION NCS
NAVAL DISTRICT ND
NAVAL SECURITY GROUP NSG
NAVAL STATION NS
OCEAN STATION VESSEL OSV
PROVING GROUND(S) PG
SAINT, SAINTE ST
W PK for West Park
W CO for West County
L LOUISE for Lake Louise
BALDYMTN for Baldy Mountain
GR I for Grand Island
FT MEADE for Fort Meade
CPKILMER for Camp Kilmer
ND 11 for 11th Naval District
OSV J for Ocean Station Vessel J
The following standard abbreviations are exceptions to all abbreviation rules herein. They will always be used for the titles indicated.
ETR EASTERN TEST RANGE
NTS NEVADA TEST SITE
PMR PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE
WSMR WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE
WTR WESTERN TEST RANGE
C33.4.6 Rule 6. If rules 1 through 5 still result in a word that is too long, eliminate vowels, starting at the right of the place name. Do not omit "Y" or any initial vowel, whether it is the first letter of the word or the initial letter of a two-place name preceded by standard abbreviation. Do not eliminate any vowel that is part of a standard abbreviation.
WASSETTRUDINGEN becomes WSSRTRDNGN
DANNENFELS becomes DANNNFLS
SAINT ANDREWS becomes STANDRWS
STANDREASBURG becomes STANDRSBRG
BAD KREUZNACH becomes BDKRZNCH
HIWYCOMBE becomes HIWYCOMB
FYLINGDALES becomes FYLINGDLS
GTMASSINGHAM becomes GTMSSNGHM
C33.4.7 Rule 7. If the result is still too long, eliminate one of any double letters, starting at the right, and excepting those caused by any part of a standard abbreviation.
GTMSSNGHM becomes GTMSNGHM
WSSRTRDNGN becomes WSRTRDNGN
C33.4.8 Rule 8. If the result is still too long, eliminate letters as follows, starting from the right, excluding any part of a standard abbreviation or the initial letter following a standard abbreviation.
Eliminate "N" from "NG" Eliminate "L" from "LD"
Eliminate "H" from "TH" Eliminate "T" from "ST"
Eliminate "C" from "CK" Eliminate "H" from "CH"
WSRTRDNGN becomes WSRTRDGN
C33.4.9 Rule 9. If the result is still too long, eliminate the letter "R" from the word, starting from the right and excepting any part of a standard abbreviation, an initial letter, or the initial letter of a word following a standard abbreviation.
STANDRSBERG becomes STANDSBG
C33.4.10 Rule 10. If the result is still too long, delete all characters over eight, commencing at the right.
C33.5 Listing of Location Names. Location names are listed in tables
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