• Enter the BMR Case Number associated with this inspection:

  • Enter the date and time of this inspection:

  • Signature of technician performing this inspection:

  • The Site Phone has been tested and confirmed operational by checking in with the WNOC?

Alarms & Sensors

  • Radio Room

  • Are the Radio Equipment alarms functional?

  • Are the Door Alarms functional?

  • Are the Tower Lighting alarms functional?

  • Are the Temperature alarms functional?

  • Enter the ambient temperature in the Radio Room (degrees Celcius)

  • Are the Smoke alarms functional?

  • Is the Dehydrator power ON and are the Air Lines OK?

  • Dehydrator pressure reading:

  • Are the Power Plant alarms functional?

  • Are all of the Radio Room Alarm Connections secure and intact?

  • Power Room

  • Enter the ambient temperature in the Power Room (degrees Celcius)

  • Is the Generator Control Panel functional?

  • Is the Generator Exercise Relay functional?

  • Is the Generator Start Battery alarm functional?

  • Is the Fuel Leak alarm functional?

  • Is the Fuel Gauge Level properly calibrated?

  • Are all of the Power Room Alarm Connections secure and intact?

Power Room & AC Standby Power System

  • Photo of Engine Hour Meter Reading:

  • Photo of Fuel Tank Gauge Reading:

  • Is the Power Room clear of Fuel Leaks?

  • Is the Power Room clear of Oil Leaks?

  • Is the Power Room clear of Start Battery Leaks?

  • Are the Start Battery Terminals clear of corrosion?

  • Measure and record the Start Battery float voltage:

  • Has the Generator Control Switch been left in the AUTO position?

  • Is there a bucket of spill absorbent in the room?

  • Estimated quantity of spill absorbent remaining in the bucket is:

  • Photo of the Fuel Tank area:

  • Photo of the Generator area:

  • Is there a Logbook present in the Power Room and is it up to date?

  • Is the Power Room clean and tidy?

  • General Comments on Power Room:

Radio Room

  • Tower Lighting System

  • Are the Obstruction Lights working?

  • Is the Tower Obstruction Light (DOL) alarm functional?

  • Are the Beacon Lights working?

  • Is the Tower Beacon Light alarm functional?

  • Is the Tower Light Power Fail alarm functional?

  • Is the Tower Lights' Photo Cell functioning properly? (i.e. Lights are OFF in daylight.)

  • Is the Tower Light Ballast Resistor cool during the day? (Hot indicates a defective relay)

  • General Conditions - Radio Room

  • Are the coax feed lines and connectors visually OK, secure, and intact?

  • Are all the multicouplers and associated cables/connectors visually OK, secure, and intact?

  • Are the Radio Equipment Internal Fans functional and clear of debris/dust?

  • Visual inspection of all wiring in the room is OK?

  • Visual inspection of all racking, mounts, associated fasteners and hardware is OK?

  • Is the Site Documentation available and up to date?

  • Is an up to date Site Information Sign posted near the site phone?

  • Is there a Logbook present in the Radio Room and is it up to date?

  • Is the Radio Room clean and tidy?

  • Photo of the Radio Room:

Overall Building Condition

  • Radio Room Door and Unican system functional?

  • Power Room Door and Unican system functional?

  • Are the Damper Motors, Louvres, and Louvre Control Arms in both rooms OK and functional?

  • Is the floor clear of visible signs of water ingress or rust?

  • The Thermostats are confirmed to be set at 15C for Heat and 20C for Vent in both rooms?

  • The Fan Thermostats are confirmed to be set at 22C for AC Fans and 25C for DC Fans in both rooms?

  • Are the AC powered fans functional in both rooms?

  • If present, are the DC powered fans functional in both rooms?

  • Are the Heaters functional in both rooms?

  • Are the Room Air Filters clean?

  • Are the Door Check Chains intact and connected to the doors in both rooms?

  • Is the Interior Lighting functional in both rooms?

  • The shelter interior and exterior roof, walls, sheathing, and doors are free of visible damage?

  • Is the Fuel Fill Bowl locked and free of visible damage?

  • Are the stairs into both rooms and to the fuel filling area free of visible damage?

  • Photo of Shelter Exterior Front (Door Side):

  • Photo of Shelter Exterior at Rear:

  • Photo of Shelter Exterior on Power Room end:

  • Photo of Shelter Exterior on Cable Entry end:

  • Photo of Exterior Fuel Filling area:

  • Is the building grounding intact and secure?

  • Record the building ground ohm reading:

  • Comments regarding the general overall Shelter Interior and Exterior:

General Inspection of Site Property & Tower

  • Photo of the entire tower:

  • Is the tower base grounding intact and secure?

  • Record the tower base ground ohm reading:

  • Photo of the tower base:

  • Is the Cable/Ice Bridge OK and free of damage?

  • Is the Cable/Ice Bridge grounding intact and secure?

  • Record the Cable/Ice Bridge ground ohm reading:

  • If present, is the Tower Anti-Climb locked and in good visual working condition?

  • Is Tower Signage present and affixed to the tower?

  • Do the Tower Lamps and Housings appear intact (using binoculars)?

  • Visual inspection of guy wires, guy anchors, and grounding of same is OK?

  • Record the guy wire ground ohm readings (for each guy line):

  • Is the Cable Entry Window intact and has no uncovered portals?

  • Photo of Exterior Cable Entry Window:

  • Do the Foundations for the shelter, ice bridge, and tower appear OK?

  • Is the Site Access Road in good condition and passable in a 2WD vehicle?

  • Padlocks exist on the Anti-Climb, Fuel Bowl, Compound Gates, and Road Gates and all are functional?

  • Is the gravelled area around the site compound OK and free of large holes and/or washouts?

  • Are the various compound gates and fences OK?

  • Are the various access road gates and fences OK?

  • Is the compound and tower base area free of overgrown vegetation?

  • Are the tower guy paths free of overgrown vegetation?

  • Is the Hydro path free of overgrown vegetation?

  • Is the Access Road free of overgrown vegetation?

  • Photo of Parking area:

  • Are the Hydro poles, lines, service, and meter visually OK?

  • Photo of Hydro Meter showing Meter Number and the Meter Reading:

  • Enter any numbers found on Hydro Poles or Transformers:

  • Photos of the ground in the area outside the Power Room showing any presence of Fuel Leaks:

  • Are there any other Ontario Government owned shelters collocated with this tower?

  • Photo of Exterior of collocated shelter:

  • Photo of Interior of collocated shelter:

  • Comments on general condition of collocated shelter:

  • Deficiencies found with collocated shelter:

  • Photos of Deficiencies with collocated shelter:

Completion Steps

  • AC Breakers turned ON inside both rooms for fans & louvres?

  • Site verified online via the WNOC upon completion of PM?

  • Site doors and gates closed and locked?

  • ALL DEFICIENCIES FOUND IN THIS REPORT MUST BE ADDRESSED AND RECTIFIED!

  • Has the MCM Team been informed via email of all deficiencies indicated in this report or has the WNOC been requested to open a BNSM incident to address all deficiencies in this report?

  • Date and Time inspection completed:

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