SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
Disassembly of Equipment
The following instructions are recommended as a guide for preparing Antenna AS-1425/GRC for shipment and limited
storage. Disassembly procedures for the antenna are as follows:
Disconnect the flexible waveguide sections starting at the shelter entrance.
Release the tension on the messenger cable and remove the cable with its hangers.
c. Release the tension on the guy cables.
Lower the mast holding the antenna as described in the technical manual for the mast being used.
Reverse the antenna erection procedure in paragraph 2-6 to disassemble and remove the antenna
reflector, backmount and guys.
Repackaging for Shipment or Limited Storage
The exact procedure for repackaging depends on the material available and the conditions under which the AS-
1425/GRC is to be shipped or stored. Adapt the procedures outlined below whenever possible. Refer to paragraph 2-3
for dimensions of the wooden box and cartons originally supplied with the AS-1425/GRC and to figure 2-1 for an
illustration of a typical wooden box and its contents.
Material Requirements. The following materials are required for packaging the AS-1425/GRC. For stock
numbers of materials, consult SB 38-100.
440 square feet
560 square feet
75 square feet
32 units (16 units per pound)