b. Supporting the long-wire antenna. When using the AN/PRC-77 radio,
tie the antenna (WD-1/TT) to the handle on the receiver-transmitter before
connecting to the antenna connector. With a vehicle-mounted radio, a broken
antenna stub can be used as a tie for the antenna (Figure 41). (Be sure to
remove paint from the area where the antenna is connected.)
When using this configuration with a vehicle-mounted radio (Fig 41),
remove the control cable and antenna cable from the vehicle antenna
Connect the expedient antenna directly to the
receiver-transmitter antenna connector (Figs 40 and 41).
Expedient long-wire antenna.