When mounting an RT refer to the illustrations on pages 2-21 and 2-22. If you have
an assembled manpack radio, make sure you do the following (before mounting RT):
Check and record battery life condition (page 2-30).
The two FCTN switch position possibilities (after disassembling MP) are
If FCTN switch is set to
until GOOD is
displayed; then set FCTN to
Disassemble manpack radio, removing handset and antenna before battery
(pages 2-17 and 2-18).
Stow manpack accessories.
Remove cap from systems connector. Put cap on storage post. Check sys-
tems connector on RT for dirt and damage.
Set CB1 to OFF.
Loosen hold-down clamps and turn sideways. Slide RT into place. Align RT
systems connector with systems connector of mount: then secure.
Secure RT. Reposition hold-down clamps and tighten screws. Secure retain-
ing bar (if used).
Connect cables. See cabling diagrams (refer to appropriate cabling diagram).
Set adapter CB1 to ON and RT FCTN to SQ ON (or normal operating position).
If COMSEC alarm is heard (beeping alarm), refer to page 2-38 for clearing
Set CM (if used) to ON.
Set loudspeaker (if used) power switch to ON.
Tie down antenna. (pages 2-28 and 2-29).