EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
1-9. Equipment Characteristics, Capabilities, and Features.
a. General. Antenna AS-3577/GRC is a portable, omnidirectional, broad band
b. Purpose. The antenna provides for transmission and/or reception of rf energy
c. Used With. It is suitable for use with any high frequency (hf) single side
band (SSB) radio on a normal path length of O-380 miles (0-611 km).
d. Mobility. Components are packed in one carrying case weighing 260 1bs (108
kg). Four persons are required to lift or carry the carrying case. The antenna
assembly can be unpacked and erected by two persons in 2 hours and disassembled and
packed for movement in 2 1/2 hours.
e. Site Requirements. The antenna requires a minimum siting area of 120 feet by
70 feet (36.6 by 21.4 meters).