ANTENNA ORIENTATION USING ANTENNA MARKERS
Certain terrain and conditions may make it difficult to use the sighting steps in the BASIC and
ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURES. For example:
An antenna site area with tall grass or thick low growing plants could prevent accurate and rapid use of a
Rocky and slightly uneven terrain is another problem site.
The following procedure describes the use of the two MARKERS (factory installed) on the HALF-
RHOMBIC antenna during sighting. This procedure may help if it is necessary to use antenna sites that
are not ideal.
At the selected antenna site:
Use your compass to establish
the general direction of
Place the end of the HALF-
for ANTENNA STAKE NO. 1 ) in
one hand and your compass in
the other hand.
Carefully walk into the ANTENNA
STAKE NO. 1 AREA.
Have your partner take the
other end of the HALF-RHOMBIC
ANTENNA into the ANTENNA
STAKE NO. 2 AREA.
Tell your partner to carefully
pull out his half of the
are doing the same with your half.