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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)


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