Is it pronounced S R F or SURF?

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Is it pronounced S R F or SURF?

Postby Capt. Bill on Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:47 am

Each LF had a light called the Status Receiver Signal Failure light. When I went through training at VAFB in 1969 the instructor called it the "surf" light. At Minot no one had either heard it called that so guess the instructor picked it up at another wing.
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