3 DEC 1994
FORMS AVAILABILITY AND ASSISTANCE. All cutters may obtain assistance in ordering
forms, manuals, maintenance and calibration of equipment and any questions on meteorological
training and procedures from the PMO; the nearest Naval Oceanography Command Center/Facility
or from any Navy Weather Unit. Areas of responsibility of the Naval Oceanography Command
Centers are given in enclosure (4). The Navy maintains a Meteorological and Oceanographic
Equipment Program (MOEP) through which commands may receive assistance in equipment repair.
MOEP areas of responsibility are shown in enclosure (5). Requests for MOEP assistance shall be
submitted to the servicing Naval Oceanography Command Center/ Facility. In cases where the
PMO or MOEP is unable to provide technical assistance, requests for technical service to repair,
maintain or calibrate instruments should be addressed to Commandant (G-EOE) via the district and
area, and contain the following information:
Nomenclature of equipment for which assistance is requested.
Specific nature of technical difficulty.
Availability of spare parts and test equipment; if required.
PMO and/or MOEP unable to provide assistance.
/s/ N.C. VENZKE
Chief, Office of Operations
NOAA Forms 72-1A and 72-4A; examples
Class "C" Meteorological Allowance
National Weather Service Port Meteorological Officers
Naval Oceanography Command Center Areas of Responsibility
MOEP Areas of Responsibility