INSTALLATION OF PRIMARY BATTERY AND BATTERY BOX. Continued.
THE LITHIUM BATTERY USED WITH YOUR MANPACK RADIO IS HAZARDOUS
IF MISUSED OR TAMPERED WITH BEFORE, DURING, OR AFTER DISCHARGE.
STRICTLY OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT INJURY
TO PERSONNEL OR DAMAGE TO EQUIPMENT.
DO NOT heat, incinerate, crush, puncture, disassemble, or otherwise
DO NOT short circuit, recharge, or bypass any internal fuse.
DO NOT store battery in equipment during periods of non-use.
TURN OFF equipment immediately if you feel battery case becoming
very hot, hear battery venting (hissing, or burping), or smell irritating
gas (sulphur dioxide), Remove battery only after it cools to the touch;
then return it to supply for disposal.
Installation of Primary Battery and Battery Box to RT
Visually Inspect battery box for dirt and damage. If battery has been previously
used, note battery life condition number.
b. Stand RT on front panel guards; place battery box on RT. Secure using
c. Check battery life condition (written on battery if battery is not new).
d. Write down number (for later entry into radio).
e. Place battery in battery box and mate connectors.
f. Close battery box cover, and secure using latches.
g. Return radio to upright position.
h. If used battery was installed, enter the battery life condition into the radio by
performing the following:
Set FCTN to LD.
Press BATT; then CLR.
Enter number recorded on side of battery.
(4) Press STO.
Set FCTN to SQ ON.