ANTENNA GROUP OE-254/GRC.
The antenna RC-292 is being replaced by
antenna group OE-254.
Antenna group OE-254/GRC (Fig 23) is an
omnidirectional, biconical antenna designed for broad hand operation without
field adjustment in the frequency range from 30 to 88 MHz. The OE-254 can
be used with all of the low- and medium-power field artillery radios. The
sectionalized mast raises the antenna 10.3 meters (33'8") above the ground.
With the antenna mounted, the overall height exceeds 12 meters. The antenna
is connected to the radio by an 80 foot (24 meter) coaxial cable.
entire antenna group weighs about 44 pounds, is readily transportable, and
can be erected by two trained personnel in 15 minutes.
Antenna group OE-254/GRC.