14. ERECT THE ANTENNA MAST.
Two soldiers, coordinating their movements,
a. One soldier stands near the swivel stake and grasps the two free guy
ropes (Fig 21).
b. The second soldier raises the top of the mast to shoulder level.
c. The first soldier bows the top end of the mast upward by pulling
both guy ropes taut.
d. Pushing the antenna mast upward, the second soldier walks toward the
The first (coordinating his moves with the second) walks
backward toward the third guy stake.
While keeping tension on the guy
ropes, the second soldier pulls the mast slowly and firmly erect.
e. When the mast is in a vertical position, the second soldier adjusts
and tightens all guy ropes.
Erecting antenna equipment RC-292 with two men.
If necessary, this antenna system can be assembled and erected by
BE SURE THE RADIO SET IS OFF BEFORE MAKING ANY CONNECTIONS.