Official definition of the United States Department of the term preliminary communications search .
preliminary communications search
In search and rescue operations, consists of contacting and checking major facilities within the areas where the craft might be or might have been seen. A preliminary communications search is normally conducted during the uncertainty phase. Also called PRECOM. See also extended communications search; search and rescue incident classification, Subpart a. (US DoD)
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