13. ASSEMBLE ANTENNA EQUIPMENT RC-292.
Before starting to assemble the
antenna, the user should be sure the antenna is complete. TM 11-5820-348-
15, Appendix II, contains a complete list of basic issue items and spare
parts. (Figure 15 pictures these components and spares.) Once you are sure
you have a complete system and have selected a good site, you are ready to
WHEN SELECTING AN ANTENNA SITE, BE SURE THE 20-METER COAXIAL CABLE
TRANSMISSION LINE WILL REACH FROM THE ANTENNA TO THE RADIO SET. KEEP THE
ANTENNA CLEAR OF POWER AND ELECTRIC LINES.
LOCATE ALL GROUND-MOUNTED
ANTENNAS A DISTANCE OF AT LEAST TWO TIMES THE HEIGHT OF THE ANTENNA AWAY
FROM ELECTRICAL POWER LINES.
Antenna equipment RC-292, components and spares.
a. Position baseplate and guy stakes.
(1) Place the baseplate (Fig 16), with cleats up, where the antenna
is to be erected.