A. This section and the appendix to this manual provide the instructions necessary for inspection and preventive
and corrective maintenance of the Antenna System. The contents of this section presupposes that maintenance
personnel are thoroughly familiar with the physical makeup of the equipment, the installation and operating procedures,
and detailed theory of operation contained in other sections of this manual. The wiring and schematic diagrams
necessary for troubleshooting the system are contained in Section V of this manual. The simplified schematic diagrams
contained in Section I of this manual simplify system and component troubleshooting.
2. PERIODIC INSPECTION AND PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
A. Adherence to the inspection and preventive maintenance procedures and recommendations contained in Table
4-1 and in the appendix to this manual will increase the life of the equipment, assure continuity of service, and maintain
the equipment in peak operation condition.
Do not remove radome at any time unless absolutely necessary for maintenance or repair.
TABLE 4-1. PERIODIC INSPECTION AND PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
a. Visually inspect cables, connectors, and
all exposed components for signs of wear.
b. Perform a complete operational check.
c. Check the radome, tower, and antenna.
To avoid injury to personnel, the Antenna Pedestal SAFE-RUN switch should be in the SAFE
position while personnel are working in the vicinity of the antenna. Placing SAFE-RUN switch in
RUN position will cause antenna to rotate, aligning itself to the commands from the Control
Revised January 22, 1968