SHIP'S ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS
Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to do the following:
Describe the purpose of the various ship's entertainment systems installed on
Describe a ship's entertainment loudspeaker
Describe the AN/SIH-7 audio entertainment system.
Describe the closed-circuit television system.
Describe the television entertainment system.
Describe the audiovisual entertainment system.
The entertainment systems used aboard Navy ships
provide a wide variety of services to the crew. These
services include entertainment and training. The ship's
entertainment system also provides a medium whereby
the commanding officer or commanding officer's rep-
resentative can address the crew in an informal manner.
There are three entertainment systems used in the
Navy today, They are (1) an audio entertainment
system, (2) a television entertainment system, and (3)
an audiovisual entertainment system.
AUDIO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM
An audio entertainment system provides a means
of transmitting recorded and radio programs and voice
announcements specifically for the entertainment of
ship's personnel. A typical system is made up of tape
recorders, record players, AM/FM radio receivers,
microphones, amplifiers, and loudspeakers, A
common audio entertainment system installed on
board Navy ships is the AN/SIH-7.
The AN/SIH-7 system is housed in a single
cabinet and is designed for foredeck mounting against
a bulkhead. The cabinet (fig. 8-1) contains two