SHIPMENT, LIMITED STORAGE, AND DEMOLITION
TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section 1. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
(2) Coil the remainder of the cable.
f. Coil and bind the halyards.
Warning: Disconnect the equipment from
the power source before performing any
23. Repacking for Shipment or Limited
Disassemble the antenna assembly as
a. The exact procedure used in packing
for shipment or limited storarge depends on
a. Disconnect the rf cable from the
the material available and tie conditions
under which the equipment is to be shipped
b. Release the tied ends of the halyards
or stored. The information concerning the
and lower the antenna slowly; be careful
original packing (para 8) will be helpful.
not to damage the insulator.
b. Pack the equipment as follows:
c. Unfasten the antenna wire termina-
(1) Place the components in individual
plastic bags and store them in Bag
tions from the insulator and unfasten the
reel assemblies from the halyards.
(2) Enclose and seal Bag BG-175 in a
d. Wind the antenna wire onto each reel
assembly; use the index finger and thumb
moisture proof paper envelope.
(3) Place the enclosed Bag BG-175 in
e. Unfasten the rf cable connector from
a suitable carton.
the insulator and coil the cable as follows:
(4) Place pads inside the carton to hold
(1) Make one coil and tie the coil with
B a g BG-175 securely in place.
(5) Close and seal the carton with tape.
Section Il. DEMOLITION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY U S E
it is better to demolish completely the
24. Authority for Demolition
same parts of all the antennas rather than
The destruction procedures given in
a. Smash. Use sledges, axes, crowbars,
enemy from using or salvaging this equip-
and any other heavy tools available. First
ment. Demolition of the equipment will be
smash the reel assemblies then smash the
accomplished only upon the order of the
i n s u l a t o r and the rf cable connectors.
b. Cut. Use any available sharp tools to
cut the rf cable, the antenna wires, and the
halyards in a number of places.
Any or all of the following methods of de-
c. Burn. Burn as much of the equipment
struction may be used. The time available
as is flammable. Pour gasoline over the
will usually be the most important factor
instruction books, the rf cable, the insula-
tor, and the halyards and ignite it.
to consider in deciding which methods will
d. Disposal. Bury or scatter all de-
be used, but the tactical situation must also
stroyed parts, or throw them into nearby
be considered. If a number of antennas are
in use in the same or nearby installations,