From antenna transit case, obtain REEL NO. 2 and mount on RL-27-(*) axle.
Mount axle on reeling
machine and position machine at RIGHT SIDE ANCHOR 7 facing ANCHOR 1.
With one crewmember at the reeling machine carry end of RIGHT CATENARY toward ANCHOR 1. Attach
end to ANCHOR 1 and return along catenary to reeling machine. During return, disconnect drop wire from
RIGHT CATENARY and position facing MAIN FEEDLINE. Position RIGHT CATENARY in curved position
until completely off reel.
Position reeling machine at LEFT SIDE ANCHOR 7 facing ANCHOR 1. Repeat above step to unreel and
position LEFT CATENARY. When finished, return reeling machine next to transit case and store empty
REEL NO. 2 in antenna transit case.
i. ATTACHMENT OF MAIN FEEDLINE TO TOWER TOP PLATE
The PLATE in the MAIN FEEDLINE attaches to the INSULATOR ASSEMBLY on the TOWER TOP PLATE. The
INSULATOR ASSEMBLY contains two teflon disks (mounted each side of PLATE in MAIN FEEDLINE) to allow
movement of the MAIN FEEDLINE during erection. Attach PLATE in MAIN FEEDLINE to TOWER TOP PLATE
At top of insulator, press button on end of LOCK PIN and pull out of assembly. Lift off top of assembly and
remove one teflon disk.