Carefully check the MAST to make sure it is truly vertical.
Readjust all SNUBBERS to minimize any bow in the MAST
NOTE: Leave a little slack in each GUY to allow for expansion and contraction of the MAST and
GUYS. Check the tautness each morning and several times during the day. Check more
often during bad weather. Experience with the temperature conditions in your area of
operations will help you determine how taut each GUY should be.
Section IV. ORIENTING THE HALF-RHOMBIC ANTENNA
2-11. ORIENTATION PROCEDURES
The HALF-RHOMBIC field wire antenna must be oriented and secured after the MAST HAS
BEEN properly guyed.
necessary to install two antenna stakes to properly AIM and SECURE the H A L F -
REMEMBER: The TERMINATION TRANSFORMER is located at the end of the antenna
pointing in the DIRECTION OF TRANSMISSION.
In the step-by-step procedure that follows, you will place two antenna stakes, each 83' away from the mast.