(2) Cut the metal straps around the wooden box and fold them back out of the way.
Caution: Do not attempt to pry off the top or any side as damage to the equipment may occur.
Note: Save all the packaging material except the desiccant (dehydrating agent) for repacking. The wooden
box is reusable.
(3) Remove the nails from the top and sides
of the wooden box with
a nail puller. Remove the top and all sides.
(4) Open the sealed moisture proof barrier.
(5) Cut through and along the upper edges of the outer carton along three dimensions. Open the flaps on the
top of the outer carton.
(6) Open the sealed moisture-vaporproof barrier, and repeat step (5) for the inner carton containing the
(7) Remove the technical manual and all felt pads, corrugated filler, or other packaging material from the inner
Checking Unpacked Equipment
a. Inspect the equipment for damage that may have been incurred during shipment.
Report damages in
b. Check to see that the equipment is complete as listed on the packing list. If a packing list is not available, check
the equipment against the basic issue item list (appx B). Report all discrepancies in accordance with DA Pam 738-750.
Shortage of a minor assembly or part that does not affect proper functioning of the equipment should not prevent use of
If the equipment has been used or reconditioned, check to see whether it has been changed by a modification
work order (MWO).
If this equipment has been modified, the MWO number will appear on the reflector near the
nomenclature plate. Check to see whether the MWO number (if any) and the appropriate notations concerning the
modification have been entered in the equipment manual.
Note: Current MWO's applicable to the equipment are listed in DA Pam 310-1.
General Siting Considerations
The location for operation of Antenna AS-1425/GRC depends on the tactical situation, terrain, proximity and direction of
enemy positions, and other local considerations. When selecting a site, consider the following requirements;
. The desirability
of unobstructed line-of-sight antenna positioning with respect
to all available and active
b. A supporting ground surface that is sufficiently firm, level, and well drained.