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EFFECTIVE DOWNWIND MESSAGE [EDM]

Use to provide the command and staff the effective downwind data needed for prediction of fallout areas following NBC attacks. Reference: ATP-45 (A), FM 3-3, and FM 3-5.

LINE 1 -- DATE AND TIME____________________________(DTG)

LINE 2 -- UNIT______________________________________(Unit Making Report)

LINE 3 -- REPORT___________________________________(Type of Report: EDM, EDF, EDM.NAV, or EDF.NAV)

LINE 4 -- AREA_____________________________________(Area of Validity)

LINE 5 -- ZULU MIKE________________________________(DTG Zulu of Observation and Beginning and End of Period Covered)

LINE 6 -- ALFA MIKE________________________________(2 KT or Less; Give Radius of Zone 1 in KM/Nautical Miles or Direction and Speed of Wind, With Warning Area Angle When Required)

LINE 7 -- BRAVO MIKE_______________________________(2 KT - 5 KT; Give Radius of Zone 1 in KM/Nautical Miles or Direction and Speed of Wind, With Warning Area Angle When Required)

LINE 8 -- CHARLIE MIKE_____________________________(5 KT - 30 KT; Give Radius of Zone 1 in KM/Nautical Miles or Direction and Speed of Wind, With Warning Area Angle When Required)

LINE 9 -- DELTA MIKE_______________________________(30 KT - 100 KT; Give Radius of Zone 1 in KM/Nautical Miles or Direction and Speed of Wind, With Warning Area Angle When Required)

LINE 10 -- ECHO MIKE______________________________(100 KT - 300 KT; Give Radius of Zone 1 in KM/Nautical Miles or Direction and Speed of Wind, With Warning Area Angle When Required)

LINE 11 -- FOXTROT MIKE____________________________(300 KT - 1 MT; Give Radius of Zone 1 in KM/Nautical Miles or Direction and Speed of Wind, With Warning Area Angle When Required)

LINE 12 -- GOLF MIKE_______________________________(1 MT - 3 MT; Give Radius of Zone 1 in KM/Nautical Miles or Direction and Speed of Wind, With Warning Area Angle When Required)

LINE 13 -- NARRATIVE_______________________________(Free Text for Additional Information Required for Clarification of Report

LINE 14 -- AUTHENTICATION_________________________(Report Authentication)